Will My Height Be A Problem?

Discussion in 'Join the Army - Regular Soldier Recruitment' started by kyleavfc, Aug 25, 2008.

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  1. alright guys,

    i go AFC Harrogate in under 2 weeks and i was wondering will my height play a problem in kit issueing or activities

    im 5 ft 7 but still growing

    any help would be much appreciated, thanks
  2. Id say no.... I know blokes at 6ft 7in and women who are 5 ft 1in.

    Doesnt matter what size you are.
  3. thanks, that is reassuring :)
  4. You wouldn't have got this far if it would be a problem.
  5. If you're worried about outgrowing your kit, I don't think it'll be a problem. You'll probably get issued with replacements if you do end up outgrowing them, otherwise, you're height isn't too bad - I'm 5'8.
  6. yeah thats true
    im sure there will be some recruits smaller than me or around the same height so i probably wont be alone
    thanks for the replies
  7. Don't worry Kyle, army kit comes in two sizes

    Too big or too small

    Badum tish
  8. that made me laugh lol :D
  9. I'm same height (at least i think :roll: ) & i'll be heading for harrogate this september 8)
  10. ill look out for the scouser then ;)
    if you are from Liverpool that is?
  11. If you get rejected, I need someone to stand under a table leg to stop my pint getting spilled.
  12. 5 ft 7 isnt that small mate :)
  13. I'm from Leeds mate :) not scouse :roll:
  14. Forastero

    Forastero LE Moderator

    Question answered methinks.
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