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by commando-or-para
Sun 17 Dec, 2006 6:12 pm
Forum: Para's General Discussion
Topic: No jumps for Paras as MoD cuts £1bn
Replies: 57
Views: 17648

This must be bad for the lads who go into battalion now. Even if your just about to go in or are in training, and do your four years and get out there may be a chance you will never get to jump, this cant be good for recruiting. The reason i want to join is because they are the best in the army, not...
by commando-or-para
Mon 11 Dec, 2006 11:37 am
Forum: General Discussion & Introductions
Topic: food
Replies: 2
Views: 1093

food

How many meals a day do you get in RT for the royal marines, someone told me they get between three to five because of the amount of calories they burn all the time, is it true, or do they just get the standard three meals a day?
by commando-or-para
Thu 16 Nov, 2006 4:28 pm
Forum: Para's General Discussion
Topic: Dec Insight
Replies: 6
Views: 2265

Re: Dec Insight

Paratrooper01 wrote:
commando-or-para wrote:been there and done that....
got the beret??

No, didnt think so :lol:
come on, one thing at a time, thats my next goal
by commando-or-para
Wed 15 Nov, 2006 9:04 pm
Forum: Para's General Discussion
Topic: Dec Insight
Replies: 6
Views: 2265

Re: Dec Insight

plym_swimmer wrote:Just found out i got on the 1-3rd dec insight course,there anyone else going?
been there and done that, but my mate is going down on that date.
by commando-or-para
Thu 12 Oct, 2006 4:28 pm
Forum: General Discussion & Introductions
Topic: The Aussies have got it right !!
Replies: 5
Views: 2251

If only Tony blair would do the same
by commando-or-para
Thu 07 Sep, 2006 5:09 pm
Forum: Para's General Discussion
Topic: Question About Insight Courses
Replies: 13
Views: 3312

you might aswell sign up, and still do the course, because you will not get a start date this side of christmas, the last intake is october 22nd, then january. i thought i would make it for october but by the looks of things it will be janary for me. oh and jaycam, we didnt do any other activities, ...
by commando-or-para
Mon 04 Sep, 2006 8:59 pm
Forum: General Discussion & Introductions
Topic: how do they work?
Replies: 13
Views: 2712

maby i am not too good at explaining things, so i will take a sapmple from the book the - making of a royal marines commando - :when the recruitsfirst make their aquaintance with the drill square, much to their suprise they discover that royal marine drill instructors do not scream in high falsettos...
by commando-or-para
Sun 03 Sep, 2006 8:43 pm
Forum: General Discussion & Introductions
Topic: how do they work?
Replies: 13
Views: 2712

how do they work?

this is not a topic on whos the best or anything like that, so i hope some people dont get carried away. i am not sure if this has been asked before but here goes.... i read that the paras have a method for breaking down new recruits and the marines have a different method for this. can anyone pleas...
by commando-or-para
Sun 03 Sep, 2006 8:32 pm
Forum: Para's General Discussion
Topic: Question About Insight Courses
Replies: 13
Views: 3312

i have just come off the insight course so i will give you a touch of info, we did a bleep test on the first night, the next day ... in the morning. 1.5 mile run as a group, then 1.5mile best effort ( i think it was a bit more than a mile and a half to be honest) then we more or less got streight in...
by commando-or-para
Mon 10 Jul, 2006 11:29 pm
Forum: RM General Discussion
Topic: Help!
Replies: 15
Views: 3114

looks like me and you have the a bit in common.as you can tell by my name and i too love mixed martial arts, if you do compete pm me your name so i can search for you on sherdog, if your not on there you aint an mma fighter, or at least not a good one, one of the guys on www.mfat.co.uk/forums is a p...
by commando-or-para
Mon 06 Mar, 2006 9:23 pm
Forum: General Discussion & Introductions
Topic: joing more than one
Replies: 11
Views: 2111

This is another thread that I'm about to lock. ffs,Get out of school before you even mention joining. :evil: No offense of course,But your pobably more suited to MF&T right now. BTW where are you a"Lifeguard"?The Mersey Ferry?Or the local pool. :P get out of school? if it was sarcasim...
by commando-or-para
Sun 05 Mar, 2006 7:42 pm
Forum: General Discussion & Introductions
Topic: joing more than one
Replies: 11
Views: 2111

joing more than one

i am thinking about joing either 4 PARA or RMR, to kill some time before i can actually re-do my medical for the marines. i know some people might say why not just join RMR if its the marines you want, but i would like to have a go at tha 4para training aswell, so i was just wondering, is it possibl...
by commando-or-para
Wed 01 Mar, 2006 12:38 am
Forum: RM General Discussion
Topic: Snapped Ankle!
Replies: 13
Views: 3688

i too have a bit of a set back mate, i have to wait till november 2007 before i can go for my medical, because of an astma problem years back, and have never really sufferd from, but keep you mind on your goal, thats what al have to do, you will be back on your feet in no time, good luck ___________...
by commando-or-para
Sat 18 Feb, 2006 11:39 am
Forum: RM General Discussion
Topic: Week 3 over.
Replies: 19
Views: 5140

to me it sounds like things are getting a bit on top of you, i have been told after the first couple of weeks you get used to it and people get on more with eachother, just hang in there mate remember what your there for, how long you have wanted it, good luck with everything
by commando-or-para
Tue 07 Feb, 2006 9:46 pm
Forum: RM General Discussion
Topic: recruit training`
Replies: 19
Views: 4880

i thought you could start training the week after you pass the prmc, or did you just want more time?