Worthwhile units in the West Midlands

Discussion in 'The Intelligence Cell' started by usmarox, Feb 22, 2007.

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  1. usmarox

    usmarox LE

    Any units in the West Midlands actually give a **** about their recruits? Or do all of them treat them as inconveniences that clutter up their nice new TA centers?

    Tell me there's something better out there. Or is any kind of interest, motivation and administrative competence too much to expect?
     
  2. sticky

    sticky Old-Salt

    Strangely similar to my post:
    http://www.arrse.co.uk/cpgn2/Forums/viewtopic/t=57126.html
    However i was looking at it from a trained soldiers perspective who wished to transfer, Units that looked like they fitted my criteria were 29 MI Coy and the Comando engineers in sheldon.

    However i've been mobilised so transfering will have to wait.
     
  3. sticky

    sticky Old-Salt

    usmarox Out of interest which unit are you with at the moment??? i have a sneaking suspicion we may know each other!

    Check your pm's
     
  4. ben0239

    ben0239 Old-Salt

    Come to 210 bty in Wolverhampton. Our recruiting team have trained 63 recruits in 1 year, and we regularly get 20 recruits on parade every tuesday night. If you would like more information pm me
     
  5. mcvicar

    mcvicar Old-Salt

    Try the RMLY in either Dudley or Telford. Both have dedicated recruiting troops that concentrate on little else but getting you through the system.

    If they are not working then I would be interested to know, having helped set them up!!
     
  6. usmarox

    usmarox LE

    ben0239, tried PM'ing you, but it doesn't seem to be going through
     
  7. ben0239

    ben0239 Old-Salt

    usmarox check your pms.
    210 also have a seperate recruiting troop consisting of 5 nco's who are responsible for trainign and recruiting.
    Say hello to TANK for me
     
  8. 67 (QOWWY) Sig Sqn in Stourbridge have a good track record for getting recruits through the system and up to the same standard as the fully trained soldiers. It hasn't taken that long for the recruits to get their uniforms and have been looked after even when on non recruit training weekends.

    If you want more info, give me a shout.

    GT
     
  9. rustynuts

    rustynuts Swinger

    Sorry to hear your not enjoying yourself in the TA, have you tried 35 Signals.

    They are working very hard to make sure their recruits are looked after.

    Units are

    89 Sqn Rugby

    58 Sqn Newcastle

    HQ Coventry

    48 Sqn Birmingham

    95 Sqn Shrewsbury

    Rusty :thumleft:
     
  10. 29 Military Intelligence Company (V) recently moved to Stourbridge. Well worth a look.
     
  11. usmarox

    usmarox LE

    They did? I thought they were still in Brum. Hum. Does this mean they're colocated with the 67 Sigs detatchment?

    I did look at the MI generalist coy in London...not too keen on the idea of just learning security.
     
  12. 29 Coy are now the main unit in Stourbridge and cover the West Midlands, East Midlands (Nottingham) and North West (Chorley)

    BTW you wouldn't do 'just' sy.

    You would be trained in Int and Sy and be expected to fit in to any role if/when mobilised or on exercise. So don't think your options are limited at the get go, as they are not.

    In this instance the cliche is true, you get out what you put in.

    PM me for more info.
     
  13. stroker

    stroker War Hero

  14. ben0239

    ben0239 Old-Salt

    Stroker, i know a couple of guys in your unit, who i would love to get in touch with again. One of them is called P./' D;';'#y, he did op telic 3 and was a l/cpl.
     
  15. stroker

    stroker War Hero

    Yeah, if my translation is correct he's still there. About to go off and and try and earn the right to swop a pair of his black boots for brown shoes so won't see him for a couple fo weeks. PM your details/name/no etc and I'll text them to him.