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- Wed 20 Jun, 2007 12:22 pm
- Forum: RN General Discussion
- Topic: Interview questions........
- Replies: 12
- Views: 5248
They'll talk about your daughter's homelife, school, hobbies/interests, motivation for joining the Navy and the job she has applied for. They'll ask what her parents/friends think of her joining. She'll also be asked about what will be expected of her in training, ie what does she know about the tra...
- Thu 24 May, 2007 5:45 pm
- Forum: TA General Discussion
- Topic: Planning to Join TA (some questions)
- Replies: 16
- Views: 6939
So I went to see them yesterday (Tuesday). It happened to be a training night as they said, and they invited me to a visit for an interview. They invited you for a visit and interview at another time or that evening? What did they tell you about training? Did they say there is a two week alternativ...
- Fri 15 Dec, 2006 6:47 pm
- Forum: RM General Discussion
- Topic: PANORAMA Hunting the Taleban, video
- Replies: 3
- Views: 1422
I thought the Forces in Afghanistan were sporting beards these days because local Afghanis expect men to have beards, so it's a part of the "hearts&minds" to have British Forces with beards too. ARen't the beards some sort of show of respect to the locals, nothing to do with being "special" forces.
- Mon 11 Dec, 2006 4:18 pm
- Forum: RM Joining & Training
- Topic: RMAD Diary (05/12/06)
- Replies: 9
- Views: 1549
Sounds like more people should have a crack at RMAD before heading off to PRMC, if for no other reason than to reaffirm their readiness. I wonder how many of the "harsher" PRMCs had high numbers of participants, is it just a way of weeding more people out? Good effort EA.
Well you'll be using them during training and running in boots.JCAP3 wrote:Depends on the person, definately not for injury prone people.Worthers Original wrote:Or get some Silver Shadows, they're cheap and so get a couple of pairs and alternate them.
- Tue 05 Dec, 2006 4:28 pm
- Forum: RM Joining & Training
- Topic: 15 Weeks half done!
- Replies: 20
- Views: 2568
Security reasons perhaps. Unsecured vehicles of serving British military personel seems a tempting target for terrorists.gjd1986 wrote:Why are they so bothered about you having a car down there?
I know a couple of guys who run 100mile weeks who wear shoes with the least "support", granted they are both racing whippets and are both pretty good club runners (around 2:30 marathon) but as I said, each to their own.lodgi wrote:But then again, humans never evolved to run on tarmac or concrete.
As with most things there are several schools of thought regarding running shoes. The "conventional" wisdom is that you should wear shoes which absorb the shock of impact but there are other people who wear shoes which simply protect the foot from getting cut up on the surface they are running on. S...
Have a look in the back of a copy of Runner's World, they have listings of running shops around the country.MarkBunt wrote:What are the best one's? i was looking at finding a shop who would see my running style in Leicester but i cant find one.. thanks for any help
If I read that correctly you only have to make VA3 for RM.foxtrotgolf wrote:Have a look at this pdf, it's 3 years out of date mind.Worthers Original wrote:Which of the 3 grades of VA do you need to achieve to be accepted for the RM?
http://www.assoc-optometrists.org/uploa ... 4-navy.pdf