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Transfer from RM to BA Infantry

I've just been told I am DUDT for the Royal Marines, upon failing their phase 2 passout exercise on the third and final attempt. This was on week 22 of training, which has went on just over a year in total

Naturally I know I have some issues to address regarding why I couldn't make it into the Commando phase, and I hope to fix these before ever starting anymore training.
But I would like to know what info the staff here could provide regarding transfer.
 
A useless anecdote, though we had a lad fail RM officer training quite far in to the course join us for Phase 2 infantry training years back. Bloke was the first of his peer group across the RRS to do junior brecon and make full screw. If he's still in he's probably a sgt by now considering a gold standard path such as DS at RMAS in the future.

I don't know your issues, but for the likes of yourself there is still a very rewarding career with us mere mortals should you turn your disappointment to opportunity :smile:
 
Well that's what I'm trying to do. I may have been a toilet in a number of ways while training at CTC, but I'd like to think I can take the fitness and skills I've gathered and try and it least become a decent soldier in the infantry.
 
When I was a nipper, my girlfriend’s brother was a trainee Marine. He made it to the week before King’s troop (I think that’s what they called it, “pass-off squad”), and got binned. Not even back-squadded, just binned. Lack of confidence on the range. I felt pretty sorry for him at the time.
 

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You could try getting in touch with the Army Recruiting organisation. Strange as it may seem, they may be able to give you some definitive advice.

 

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