simple question

Discussion in 'Join the Army - Regular Soldier Recruitment' started by rg1991, Feb 9, 2009.

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  1. might sound stupid but..
    why do Guards regiments have longer training than normal Infantry?
  2. in_the_cheapseats

    in_the_cheapseats LE Moderator

    'Cause they need to learn how to................ tic, toc, tic, toc.

    And they need more time than most to do so.... :D
  3. Doesn't sound a stupid question at all, compared to some of the pants I have seen on this forum before!
    The Guards Division, due to the ceremonial side of their lives, serve an extra 2 weeks at Catterick to complete what is basically an extra dose of drill before joining your battalion.
  4. Cheers lads, i thought it might have been for ceremonial side of things.