Discussion in 'Int Corps' started by Occams Chainsaw, Dec 10, 2012.

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  1. Hey guys,

    I was wondering if you could give me some advice please.

    Basically, I was wondering if it is common for soldiers or officers in the Intelligence Corps to apply for SRR. I read that the selection process for SRR shares similarities to that of the rest of the UKSF (notably SAS and SBS). In particular I am concerned about 'the hill stage'.

    I asked my careers officer but he had no idea! I've also searching the web but I couldn't find anything!

    The reason for my asking is that I eventually want to have a good crack at joining SRR, if Int Corps doesn't provide sufficient training for selection/further training then I will be inclined to look elsewhere as a bridge to my goal (ie. Royal Marines Mountain Leader (recce troop) or Paras pathfinders). If it does, then I enjoy the prospect of joining the Intelligence Corps.

    Sorry if I missed out any common courtesies, I'm new here!

  2. Standby, badge collector.
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  3. You need to calm down sunshine. Get through Int Corps basic training first. It's tough

  4. Like the rest of Them, only more "Greek."
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  5. If you are concerned about "a hill" then I usggest you are perhaps not the right material!

    Worry about badges for your brassard once you are "in".
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  6. I'd focus on the crocodile closest to the canoe: Ph 1 - once you're in and with a few years under your belt then think about going to Hereford as Int Corps att, you'll get a feel for the units there and will have access to no end of advice/training/PT.

    I'd forget about PF and ML if you're not going Infantry.
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  7. Why forget about PF?
  8. Oh dear!
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  9. Because if he joins the Intelligence Corps he will be cleaver enough to realise that if he buys a map, he will be able to find all the paths already marked.
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  10. B_AND_T

    B_AND_T LE Book Reviewer

    Not if he is an officer he won't.
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  11. Okay, maybe I jumped the gun a little with regards to SRR although I will argue that it doesn't hurt to have a long term goal.

    Another, perhaps more relevant, question is this: Do the roles of officers and soldiers in the intelligence corps differ a lot? Or the prospects for specializations etc., do officers get first choice or preference?

    I would like to spend a considerable amount of time actually on operations, not sat in a room doing admin all day!
  12. Once again......Oh dear !
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  13. Well it's not me, so it must be BARBGENIUS
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  14. oldbaldy

    oldbaldy LE Moderator Good Egg (charities)
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    Problems with hill but want to be a Marine or Para, I hope you are joking.