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 Post subject: Hats
PostPosted: Mon Oct 12, 2015 9:40 pm 
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Hi lads first time posting on this forum and here goes my first question/discussion I have!

I was wondering what serving Paras or retired Paras think about the 7 Para RHA? Do you guys think of them as joke? Do guys in the Paras not give them any respect and are they looked at a certain way?

Whats your overall opinion on these guys?

I have done a tad searching on the Parachute regiment/ Airborne Forces and it has been said in numerous amounts of articles that the Parachute Regiment, 7 Para RHA, Engineers etc have been waiting up to two years just to get their wings!? Some other articles have even said that the politicians are putting an end to Parachute training and that only a handful of guys will be jump trained? Whats the situation as of right now are guys waiting ages to get their wings or are they not even getting them at all now or are the journalists just full of sh*t!

Thanks for any help lads and sorry for the amount of questions :shocked!:

Great to be part of this forum now!

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 Post subject: Re: Hats
PostPosted: Mon Oct 12, 2015 11:10 pm 
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Most of the transport aircraft have been tied up with the air bridge to Afghanistan, the Regiment have been doing there training out in Florida with the American airborne.

7 RHA and all other units, They are airborne troops and are accepted as the same


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Most of the transport aircraft have been tied up with the air bridge to Afghanistan, the Regiment have been doing there training out in Florida with the American airborne.

7 RHA and all other units, They are airborne troops and are accepted as the same


I've seen quite a few Paras slagging them of basically calling them wanna be's but I'm guessing that's just banter!

What do you think of the 16 Air Assault being reduced from 8,000 to 5,000? Obviously a lot of places in 7 PARA RHA, 23 Para Engineer Reg etc will be taken away and a lot of opportunities to go to Brize for Jump School.


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Paras call everyone hats, even each other! :lol:
If it's the career you want then go for it , don't worry abiut stuff like that.
Everyone everywhere gets ragged for something.

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