Transfering to RRS

Discussion in 'Infantry' started by rapterphee, Nov 14, 2012.

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  1. I'm looking to transfer from phase 2 artillery to either 1 or 2 scots, what's phase 2 at ITC like? Anything I should do to prepare myself for going?
  2. You don't have a choice which battalion you go to as recruiting is now centralised - the battalion(s) slotted in for the next HERRICK get most of the manpower from ITC. By the time you finish phase 2 you may very well be sent to 4 SCOTS (Germany) as we deploy next year.

    Just keep working on your physical fitness - you'll do a lot of conventional warfare stuff (section / platoon attacks), different patrol types, harbour areas etc in phase 2, just the usual infantry "meat and potatoes" stuff. Enjoy!
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  3. Are you TA by any chance :)
  4. I was told 2 scots is going on tour in spring, no in regular
  5. 4 SCOTS go in the Autumn - you could go to 2 SCOTS & perhaps deploy as a BCR mid-tour (depending when you finish phase2) in the meantime getting messed around in rear party, or come 4 SCOTS, do full PDT & a subsequent full tour.
  6. One of the main reasons to joining 2 would be that it's closer to home than my other chosen reg in the RA, so 4 scots is really not what I'm after
  7. Pretty much odds on you will get 4 scots then isn't it.
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  8. CanteenCowboy

    CanteenCowboy LE Book Reviewer

    Bet you're glad that 5 SCOTS is no longer an option.

    "I want to go home to mum every night." "Well here you go son a posting to South East England!"
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  9. Maybe its just me, but I beleive if you transfer to the Infantry then it should be because you actually want to be an Infanteer.

    Not because you want to go home every five minutes.
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  10. If you want to be closer to home, then why the **** did you join the Army?!
  11. Going home is a bonus not a requirement, also 2 scots is my local reg anyway