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by wannabe_bootneck
Sat 16 May, 2009 5:15 pm
Forum: Recommended Media
Topic: Warzone
Replies: 35
Views: 11557

Postponed due to footage of a RAF Regt patrol's WMIK being contacted by a PPIED resulting in 2 SI and 1 VSI, who ultimately lost his leg.
by wannabe_bootneck
Wed 30 Jul, 2008 4:14 pm
Forum: RAF Joining & Training
Topic: RAF lifestyle
Replies: 2
Views: 1830

Don't do it, join the corps and look down your nose at the types you just mentioned.
by wannabe_bootneck
Sat 29 Mar, 2008 11:15 am
Forum: RAF Joining & Training
Topic: TG course leave?
Replies: 13
Views: 3696

Right, look in for the gen. The course is going up to 32 weeks, the reason being, that the way it has been working for some time now is; you would do training, pass out, then have 2 weeks getting your NVQ, and then go onto a field gunners course, which teaches advanced tactics, the rest of the suite...
by wannabe_bootneck
Thu 13 Dec, 2007 6:04 pm
Forum: RAF Joining & Training
Topic: The Role of The Regiment
Replies: 12
Views: 2783

You will be told all the way through training 'you will be on op's within 12 months lads, and true to the word, I went to afghan 6 months after passing out. Like everything military, there were periods of intense activity and excitement and also periods of intense boredom and frustration.
by wannabe_bootneck
Thu 13 Dec, 2007 11:49 am
Forum: RAF Joining & Training
Topic: The Role of The Regiment
Replies: 12
Views: 2783

Serving gunner here, who did Afghan April to Sept this year. Don't believe everything you hear about the RAF Regiment, most of it comes from people who have never worked with the corps or are just passing on what other people with no experience of us have told them. In my experience I don't know any...
by wannabe_bootneck
Mon 24 Sep, 2007 11:15 am
Forum: RAF General Discussion
Topic: My First Out of Area
Replies: 12
Views: 2939

stop! Apply safety catch and switch change lever to repitition. I chose not to join royal, not through fear of it or anything like that, I have numerous reasons, I joined the RAF Regt mainly for the massive variety of jobs on offer to gunners, of which quite a few appealed to me. I left my username ...
by wannabe_bootneck
Sun 23 Sep, 2007 9:53 pm
Forum: RAF General Discussion
Topic: My First Out of Area
Replies: 12
Views: 2939

HH stop it now please mate, you're bringing back the painful memories of rejection from when I was laughed out of Her Majesties Royal Stacking School, I just couldn't make the grade in phase 1 pie eating which you needed to progress to advanced cream cake eating and pastries other than savoury phase...
by wannabe_bootneck
Sun 23 Sep, 2007 12:15 pm
Forum: RAF General Discussion
Topic: My First Out of Area
Replies: 12
Views: 2939

An SF stacker, you ally bastard you. Get a grip and accept your gonna spend 3 months eating cakes you guano scum.
by wannabe_bootneck
Fri 31 Aug, 2007 10:14 am
Forum: RAF General Discussion
Topic: Not another Gunner post.
Replies: 14
Views: 5265

yeah one of my mates off my squadron RIP troop I will be having a wet for you and my mate Martin Beard off of 1. We will remember them.
by wannabe_bootneck
Thu 30 Aug, 2007 12:57 am
Forum: RAF General Discussion
Topic: Not another Gunner post.
Replies: 14
Views: 5265

OK, sorry it's been quiet, but everyone is on or getting ready for ops! I'm just back from Afghan. here goes... • What specific tasks would I perform in the RAF Regiment? How long is a piece of string, primarily you'll train as an infantryman and if succesful will be posted to your first squadron wh...
by wannabe_bootneck
Thu 30 Aug, 2007 12:05 am
Forum: RAF Joining & Training
Topic: Flat feet + the RAF reg.
Replies: 2
Views: 1428

The medical is mega noddy, can't see it being much of a problem really, but then again i'm not a doctor. are they iagnosed as flat or do you just think there flat?
by wannabe_bootneck
Thu 30 Aug, 2007 12:03 am
Forum: RAF Joining & Training
Topic: To any Rockapes out there..
Replies: 4
Views: 1541

send
by wannabe_bootneck
Tue 15 May, 2007 6:24 pm
Forum: RAF Joining & Training
Topic: pre para tests
Replies: 1
Views: 1090

pre para tests

Alright this is bone but I want to know the actual test on pre para and as much gen for them as possible, I am in and on R &R from ghanners at the minute, if I don't find out I'll ask someone winged up when I get back, I'd just like a written reference to refer to for training.
by wannabe_bootneck
Sun 11 Mar, 2007 9:54 am
Forum: RAF Joining & Training
Topic: structure of regiment gunner training
Replies: 5
Views: 1763

Nope, you only run a 3 miler again once and that's best effort to determine which running stream you're in. Then you increase distance and pace on the running side of things up to about 9 or 10 miles tops. You will also do a hill sprints session, which considering how flat the area around depot is, ...
by wannabe_bootneck
Sat 10 Mar, 2007 9:40 am
Forum: RAF Joining & Training
Topic: structure of regiment gunner training
Replies: 5
Views: 1763

ROFA is not particularly dificult mate, you shouldn't have real dramas on it. You will do much more physically demanding stuff in phys during training as norm.