Joining the ta then maybe joining the army in future?

Discussion in 'Join the Army - Reserve Recruitment' started by dave11, Feb 10, 2013.

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  1. Hi.

    I am ex army having served 5 years as a infantryman (left in june 09). I am in the process of joining the TA in a medical unit as i now work in a hospital.
    My question is, If I get into the TA and say a year passes, how easy or hard would it be for me to join the regulars again but this time in a medic role (ROYAL ARMY MEDICAL CORPS).
    I no that there has to be a place available but surely it wouldn't be a nightmare? wouldn't it?

  2. Command_doh

    Command_doh LE Book Reviewer

    Aren't they preparing to lay off loads of Medic's as part of the review/next tranche?
  3. Not sure, they they were in my Hospital the other week recruiting, hence why I'm applying.
  4. Command_doh

    Command_doh LE Book Reviewer

    Can't see where that quote has come from as the webpage is mainly a video link and I am at work (can't stream)

    Army medics to be affected by next round of job cuts - ITV News
  5. Is this why the TA are recruiting?
  6. I do enjoy my job although it lacks excitement and the civvies that's are muppets (do a degree might I add) and haven't got any sense of humour. I just thought to see how the TA went ( best of both worlds and all that bullshit) and then maybe consider regulars after a year or so.
  7. If you reapply for the regs you will be classed as a re-enlister and will need to go through the AFB203 special enlistment process via APC through your local AFCO / ACIO. But in April the recruiting process is changing as Craptia is taking over the process for the army as a whole, now if there is changes to the current way od ex-serving differs nobody knows! I will all be done on line!

  8. So in a nutshell, your saying if I ever do want to apply do it now because we don't know what the policies will be for this crap company?