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by EagleEyes
Sat 31 Oct, 2009 8:09 pm
Forum: Para's Joining & Training
Topic: P Company
Replies: 4
Views: 2158

john mchugh wrote:cheers so if you fail p company you will be held back to do it with another platoon
yeah. But you only get two shots.
by EagleEyes
Sun 09 Aug, 2009 10:19 am
Forum: Para's Joining & Training
Topic: the Parachute Regiment Assessment Course (PRAC)
Replies: 339
Views: 101835

Good luck to all the guys going today and good luck to all those in the application process, I know it can take the p**** but stick with it and you'll get there eventually.
Thanks for all the help with everything guys.
by EagleEyes
Mon 03 Aug, 2009 7:21 pm
Forum: Para's Joining & Training
Topic: 18/10/2009 PARA Dept. Catterick
Replies: 18
Views: 6892

gpw2009 wrote:Just a quick one, any of you boys joined the group 'Parachute Regiment Recruits, and Potential Recruits' on facebook?
Didnt know there was such a thing, Cheers though mate, I'm gonna to join now.
by EagleEyes
Sun 02 Aug, 2009 8:17 pm
Forum: Para's Joining & Training
Topic: the Parachute Regiment Assessment Course (PRAC)
Replies: 339
Views: 101835

Right here goes.......................... Got ADSC tommorrow @ Glemcorse, WHEN i pass does anyone know roughly ish how long before i have to attend PRAC?? Will i get start date then have to go prac or prac then start date?? Cheers. Some people get a rough start date before ADSC and some after depen...
by EagleEyes
Sat 01 Aug, 2009 8:00 pm
Forum: NAAFI
Topic: Do you think God punished Stephen Hawking...
Replies: 11
Views: 3822

gpw2009 wrote:Close to the truth about what mate??
I think the meaning of life.
by EagleEyes
Tue 28 Jul, 2009 12:29 pm
Forum: Para's Joining & Training
Topic: Re-Join
Replies: 33
Views: 8356

GPW is a re enlister and he didn't have to do PRAC so I guess it'll be the same deal with you, not sure though.
by EagleEyes
Tue 28 Jul, 2009 11:41 am
Forum: Para's Joining & Training
Topic: BARB Test
Replies: 7
Views: 2980

You'll have no problem chris mate. You've got ample qualifications.
by EagleEyes
Mon 27 Jul, 2009 9:44 pm
Forum: Army Joining & Training
Topic: simulating chin ups
Replies: 9
Views: 4491

nel wrote:1. use a bus stop, up here in nottingham their is a gap big enough to do them on.
It's true, we do have the best bus stops to do heaves on, the broken glass beneath you is always a boost for you not to let go.
by EagleEyes
Mon 27 Jul, 2009 1:50 pm
Forum: Para's Joining & Training
Topic: the Parachute Regiment Assessment Course (PRAC)
Replies: 339
Views: 101835

hi yeah it is called 730 bruneval platoon its on my joining instructions and got my army number too i got my kit list about week ago it was posted out to me and i got my oath tomorrow everything has to be labeled with ya surname and ya number, i got everything on list now not that much really great...
by EagleEyes
Mon 27 Jul, 2009 1:25 pm
Forum: Para's Joining & Training
Topic: the Parachute Regiment Assessment Course (PRAC)
Replies: 339
Views: 101835

paraprep1 wrote:although i dont have any of the docs yet ive heard from a lad i know also on our intake that our platoon name isssss (drum role begins... :P ) 730 bruneval platoon! getting close now lads!!!
Haven't you got your service number yet?
by EagleEyes
Mon 27 Jul, 2009 1:11 pm
Forum: Para's Joining & Training
Topic: the Parachute Regiment Assessment Course (PRAC)
Replies: 339
Views: 101835

jxnxg wrote:off to catterick in 2 weeks got my joining instructions and kit list
I'll see you there mate me and a few others have the same start date ;)
When/how did you get your kit list and joining instructions? I've still not had mine posted. I've got my oath on wednesday so I gather I'll get them then.
by EagleEyes
Sun 19 Jul, 2009 5:36 pm
Forum: Para's Joining & Training
Topic: 1.5 mile run
Replies: 46
Views: 12685

Re: 1.5 mile run

wanted to ask about the 1.5 mile run that has to be done in under 9.40. whats the run like is it flat or with hills,also what kit do you wear running shoes or boots. could ppl also post there times. ADSC: 9.18 in trainers, nice flat course Depot: Looking at under 9.00 in trainers, hills and a hard ...
by EagleEyes
Fri 10 Jul, 2009 10:14 am
Forum: Army Joining & Training
Topic: Reapplying
Replies: 23
Views: 4964

I believe GPW bored was pointing out if it was put down as a 2nd choice for the reasons i stated, when it came to selection it could be explained why you want to take your "2nd choice" job instead of the 1st quite easily. Mike Yes but if you're going to take it if you get the time why not just have...
by EagleEyes
Thu 09 Jul, 2009 10:47 am
Forum: Para's Joining & Training
Topic: the Parachute Regiment Assessment Course (PRAC)
Replies: 339
Views: 101835

Spoke to my recruiter today and he said I've got my oath on the 29th but to go in and pick up my kit list and joining instructions any time...