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by Hankins
Tue 10 Mar, 2009 3:19 pm
Forum: RM Joining & Training
Topic: RN/RM in Firefight with Somali Pirates
Replies: 7
Views: 3225

yea i know the lads that were on it, it didn't last long it was only a 10 seconds skirmish
by Hankins
Fri 03 Oct, 2008 6:34 pm
Forum: RM Joining & Training
Topic: Acne ??
Replies: 25
Views: 23312

yea ill have to second what artist said, i knew guys including my self that had it quite bad, Plus lads get all sorts of infections from gorse bush and stuff like that so i think you should get a second opinion.
by Hankins
Tue 30 Sep, 2008 4:05 pm
Forum: RM Joining & Training
Topic: Applying for the marines!
Replies: 24
Views: 7216

Seraph wrote:
AJtothemax wrote:
jah-boy wrote:I'll go for commando then because i really doubt im 'a cut above the rest' class-wise :roll:
Just what is that supposed to mean then?
I'm guessing he means he can achieved the requirements for officer entry.
I think it means he's not going to wear any underwear lol
by Hankins
Wed 24 Sep, 2008 9:10 pm
Forum: RM Joining & Training
Topic: Treadmill problem
Replies: 33
Views: 9249

i think that 3 miler will help a lot, when i did my prmc we lost half the group on it, and it wasn't even fast, i did my pjft in just under 830 and im usually the handbrake when we do troop runs at unit, so if you're just scraping the bottom of the barrel then i think you should reconsider before yo...
by Hankins
Wed 24 Sep, 2008 8:49 pm
Forum: RM Joining & Training
Topic: need some help on this
Replies: 18
Views: 6041

Re: need some help on this

Hi there lads, first time posting but i've been watching the boards for a few years now. My problem is i've been living in the states with my family for the past few years and when I called the recruiters office this morning they said I would have to be living in the UK for 3 years for a backround ...
by Hankins
Sat 20 Sep, 2008 6:56 pm
Forum: RM Joining & Training
Topic: Application Process
Replies: 10
Views: 4043

good job on that, i was going to say...the application process can be extremely quick like it was for me which was less then a month :lol: or you could be a career applicant and spend a good year attempting!
by Hankins
Sat 20 Sep, 2008 6:52 pm
Forum: RM Joining & Training
Topic: I've done it...ish
Replies: 17
Views: 5739

lol well good job then :wink: see you around then mate
by Hankins
Wed 17 Sep, 2008 11:12 pm
Forum: RM Joining & Training
Topic: PRMC Appeal
Replies: 5
Views: 2566

yea ill second what james said there, if you failed it then you need to go back to the basics and simply improve your running, if you struggle to pass a 3 miler how to expect to keep up in all the physical activity... If you were to appeal it, im pretty sure they wouldn't forget your name and you'd ...
by Hankins
Wed 17 Sep, 2008 11:09 pm
Forum: RM Joining & Training
Topic: Rejected from the army!
Replies: 26
Views: 7348

just check out the marine website, and compare notes, you'll see the difference, you'll hear different arguements from everyone about whos the best and all that crap...but your head has to be in the right place to go for it, so its your choice mate.
by Hankins
Wed 17 Sep, 2008 9:12 pm
Forum: RM Joining & Training
Topic: I've done it...ish
Replies: 17
Views: 5739

back on topic there, it aint done until you hear those words on the parade ground, keep your head on your shoulders and dig out like normal and you should be fine...
by Hankins
Wed 17 Sep, 2008 9:10 pm
Forum: RM Joining & Training
Topic: Rejected from the army!
Replies: 26
Views: 7348

if you really want to be a bootneck you'd step into that recuiting office and rip them off right in front of the afco, that'll make you a shoe in :wink:
by Hankins
Wed 17 Sep, 2008 6:36 am
Forum: RM Joining & Training
Topic: FPGRM to dispell the myths
Replies: 3
Views: 3354

well if its murphy from b-coy and his nickname is wombat then yes, otherwise i haven't a clue lol...i thought he was staying at 40, he recently did his ROs
by Hankins
Mon 15 Sep, 2008 10:44 pm
Forum: RM Joining & Training
Topic: FPGRM to dispell the myths
Replies: 3
Views: 3354

FPGRM to dispell the myths

Right as i have been reading along, a lot of people are constantly saying that its a bad place and that its not where you want to go...I have just recently moved up there after being pinged after tour...obviously i was threaders, but since ive got up there i think its a lot better then people give i...
by Hankins
Mon 02 Jun, 2008 7:03 pm
Forum: RM Joining & Training
Topic: Ex Baptist Run
Replies: 6
Views: 2334

Re: Ex Baptist Run

eagleeye wrote:Its changed lads, Basically you do it on week 14 and completely skip Running man (thank f@#k) but its 3 nights instead of 1 in the field now.
Also means more chance to pass.
Yea not to sounds negative but its gives a better chance of f****** up too so it can be taken either way.
by Hankins
Thu 08 May, 2008 2:41 pm
Forum: RM Joining & Training
Topic: dragon skin body armor
Replies: 25
Views: 9210

the current osprey out in afghan is capable of taking 5 point blank shots from a dragunov which is 7.62 x 54r and it won't penetrate, so it gives you more then ample protection and the way the plates are designed it spreads the energy of where the shot hits you so you don't get too messed from inter...