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by dwarfy
Sat 21 Apr, 2007 12:18 pm
Forum: Army General Discussion
Topic: Officers.
Replies: 13
Views: 3016

Anyone know what the training at Sandhurst consists of? http://www.sandhurst.mod.uk/courses/commissioning.htm All you need to know, short of going into the careers office and getting a booklet on it. That took me all of about 30 seconds to find that...and he wants to be an rupert :roll: :wink: He g...
by dwarfy
Sat 21 Apr, 2007 12:14 pm
Forum: General Discussion & Introductions
Topic: Documentaries
Replies: 11
Views: 2592

Well i dont know, i started this thread off as a semi intelligent thought about documentaries, now look at it.............its much better.
by dwarfy
Fri 20 Apr, 2007 10:57 am
Forum: General Discussion & Introductions
Topic: Documentaries
Replies: 0
Views: 269

Documentaries

Hi all,

Thought i'd post this up as there are some good and relevant documentaries from 'Frontline' available here.

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/view/

Some interesting stuff.

Dwarfy,
by dwarfy
Fri 20 Apr, 2007 10:55 am
Forum: General Discussion & Introductions
Topic: Documentaries
Replies: 11
Views: 2592

Documentaries

Hi all,

Thought i'd post this up as there are some good and relevant documentaries from 'Frontline' available here.

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/view/

Some interesting stuff.

Dwarfy,
by dwarfy
Tue 17 Apr, 2007 4:57 pm
Forum: RM General Discussion
Topic: regs or RMR?
Replies: 11
Views: 4699

In short, pass phase 1 and 2 of RMR RT (around 12 to 16 months), pass both your skills courses (time period varying), put in a chit to do FTRS (full time reserve service) and after a year of that, if on your CO's authority/recomendation and a theres a gap you can fill, then you can transfer to the R...
by dwarfy
Mon 16 Apr, 2007 6:37 pm
Forum: RM Joining & Training
Topic: Forces Pub ban in Exeter
Replies: 43
Views: 15806

This friction has been going on for years, when i was a recruit back in 2003 this same 'crew' of football hooligans was mentioned to us in the very first week by our drill instructor. We were clearly and comprehnsively told to do as much as possible to walk away and defuse situations before they esc...
by dwarfy
Mon 16 Apr, 2007 11:00 am
Forum: RM General Discussion
Topic: RMR
Replies: 8
Views: 2712

You will get a fair amount of stick from the regs, but most of it will be banter and a bit of piss taking. You'll just have to get the wets in on a more regular basis. But you will im afraid come across some who really dont see the RMR in a good light and see it as the back door entrance to the Corp...
by dwarfy
Thu 12 Apr, 2007 2:25 pm
Forum: NAAFI
Topic: Jobs
Replies: 8
Views: 2134

druadan wrote:Bootneck. To both questions.
I knew that was going to come up at some point. I cant say bootneck, but i will offer Recruit in training at CTC. Some of the best and worst experiences, highs and lows.
by dwarfy
Thu 12 Apr, 2007 2:15 pm
Forum: RM Joining & Training
Topic: Final EX
Replies: 45
Views: 8803

fodd wrote:i thought the ww2 memorial on th long drag was in place for artist :roll: :roll: :roll: :roll:
Achnacarry???? :lol:
by dwarfy
Tue 10 Apr, 2007 10:30 pm
Forum: RM Joining & Training
Topic: Final EX
Replies: 45
Views: 8803

The Capt from the RMR, resigned because he thought how pointless were the silly 9 1/2 hr yomp where we only covered around 7 miles(speculation on dist), he was a good capt, just pukka threaders with my training team. 3 guys got injured and were pulled off the yomps, 2 diamonds wrapped, 2 other lads...
by dwarfy
Tue 10 Apr, 2007 2:39 pm
Forum: RM Joining & Training
Topic: Final EX
Replies: 45
Views: 8803

The lads just wrapped because it was that bad and the weather was taking the piss. We had a capt from the RMR who resigned after the ex... That says a lot. What you trying to say about rubber daggers Felias? :o :lol: Final Ex always seems so different from one to the next, i guess its all just depe...
by dwarfy
Sat 07 Apr, 2007 11:08 pm
Forum: RM Joining & Training
Topic: Application So Far...
Replies: 30
Views: 3850

You can either hear the tone or not. No amount of tips will get your through the test if your hearing is inadequate. Yes exaclty, so if you can hear the tone after having your ears syringed why on earth would you not do it. There is nothing wrong with your hearing when you have a build up of wax, y...
by dwarfy
Sat 07 Apr, 2007 1:22 pm
Forum: RMR Joining & Training
Topic: From reserves to reg's
Replies: 4
Views: 2398

In short, pass phase 1 and 2 of RMR RT (around 12 to 16 months), pass both your skills courses (time period varying), put in a chit to do FTRS (full time reserve service) and after a year of that, if on your CO's authority/recomendation and a theres a gap you can fill, then you can transfer to the R...
by dwarfy
Tue 03 Apr, 2007 11:44 am
Forum: RM Joining & Training
Topic: Age
Replies: 27
Views: 6413

The lads down at CTC will understand this the most but its worth saying. The fact is that regardless of age you have to get what needs to be done, done and that means working with people you may not nessaserilly get on with, or even damn well despise in all honesty. You cant get by on your own and h...
by dwarfy
Sun 01 Apr, 2007 12:44 pm
Forum: RM Joining & Training
Topic: A couple of RT photos
Replies: 19
Views: 4208

7. It's 4 days and its harsh. First exercise with kit musters, crash moves, mega early inspections (4:30am for 920!) You do some target identification and some a very basic night nav but it's really any excuse to get you running up and down those damn hills lol. geez, we were doing kit musters on f...