BennyBlanco said:I'm 34, and have applied to do P Coy summer time!!! Any thoughts or experiences on/of 'mature ' soldiers doing this course!? (Have started prepping well in advance, am expecting it to be howling!!)
the_boy_syrup said:4 Para state they recruit up to 43 with previous Mil exp
Does this mean you have to have done P Coy previously as part of your Mil Exp or can you do it up to 43?
H Jones V.C. transferred to the Paras from the D & D's when he was 39 I assume he then had to do it
Anyone know S_T_G he'll have all the answers
Gundulph said:You just have to look at the likes of Paddy Doyle and the unbelievable things he does endurance wise...
smith123 said:The_Duke will put me straight, but I heard a 4 Para recruit of 42 had a heart attack last year on the log run. There are plenty of people on my recruit cadre who are mid 30's, slower on the 1.5 miles but solid tabbers.