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by _Mark_
Sat 20 Jun, 2009 12:54 pm
Forum: Para's General Discussion
Topic: 89 Military Intelligence Section and 16 Air Assault Brigade
Replies: 9
Views: 5226

_Mark_ sorry but i should have explained better No need to appologise bud. One of the first 'grown up' books i remember reading was 'A Bridge Too Far' and it has had a lasting impression on me Band of brothers had a huge influence on me signing up. My long term goal is to be a songwriter If you can...
by _Mark_
Sat 20 Jun, 2009 12:33 pm
Forum: Army Joining & Training
Topic: help!!!will i get in for this year?
Replies: 18
Views: 3794

no chance mate, if your gp is trying to grt hold of your info from another gp, you have to wait for that, then for it to get to your selection centre, they will take around 8-10 weeks to get it sorted (if you're lucky), then you will be given a date for selection, then if you pass you will then get ...
by _Mark_
Thu 18 Jun, 2009 2:55 pm
Forum: Para's Joining & Training
Topic: Look at life/Insight Course July
Replies: 21
Views: 6387

*edit
by _Mark_
Mon 15 Jun, 2009 3:47 pm
Forum: Para's Joining & Training
Topic: Re-Join
Replies: 33
Views: 8255

it's a 6 month wait if you daor, if you are md'd you will be told how long you have to wait I came out just after gpw2009 i've been waiting almost 8 months to get back in. Like was said before, it depends on your reason for leaving, what was it if you dont mind me asking? Apart from that there's no ...
by _Mark_
Mon 15 Jun, 2009 3:39 pm
Forum: Para's General Discussion
Topic: 89 Military Intelligence Section and 16 Air Assault Brigade
Replies: 9
Views: 5226

Re: 89 Military Intelligence Section and 16 Air Assault Brig

The Royal Artillery have ceased recruiting in my area and maybe nationally for a year so it rules out 7 RHA and 47 Reg, both routes to the Brigade. That leaves: 23 Regiment RE, 216th Squadron Royal Signals, 7th Assault Battalion REME, 89 Military Intelligence Section Int Corps and then 2,3 and 4 Pa...
by _Mark_
Mon 15 Jun, 2009 3:17 pm
Forum: Para's Joining & Training
Topic: Para application Mark II....
Replies: 68
Views: 17307

yeah, i only work 4 hours a night at the moment, so i have all day to do what i want, so training is pretty good. Does the 100 press up thing supposed get you to 100 without a break or just 100 in one session, at the moment i do 100 but i do 30-25-20-15-10 with a 15 sec break between each set and th...
by _Mark_
Sat 13 Jun, 2009 9:48 pm
Forum: Para's Joining & Training
Topic: Para application Mark II....
Replies: 68
Views: 17307

No worries, just gotta cut down on the booze an fags now, still run 4 times a week but tonight will be 5 nights in a row on the piss, so i think it's time to knock that one on the head as of monday!!
Hows your training and things going, you able to fit it around work?
by _Mark_
Thu 11 Jun, 2009 3:57 pm
Forum: Para's Joining & Training
Topic: Para application Mark II....
Replies: 68
Views: 17307

gpw2009 wrote:Where would you go for your selection mucker?
Pirbright
by _Mark_
Thu 11 Jun, 2009 3:55 pm
Forum: Para's Joining & Training
Topic: Look at life/Insight Course July
Replies: 21
Views: 6387

Timecop wrote:im going up on 31st jult for my insight course
I'll double check i have my dates right, might be the same one.
by _Mark_
Tue 09 Jun, 2009 10:02 pm
Forum: Para's General Discussion
Topic: Para test week video
Replies: 17
Views: 6037

Here's a more up to date p-coy video

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wVM1142RGKM
by _Mark_
Tue 09 Jun, 2009 9:57 pm
Forum: Para's Joining & Training
Topic: Para application Mark II....
Replies: 68
Views: 17307

Should get a date in 3 weeks, gp sent a letter off on monday saying she'd cocked it up an i'm not mental (not officialy anyway :wink: )
Should be back within 2-3 months tops. Fank THuck for that!!!
by _Mark_
Wed 03 Jun, 2009 12:14 am
Forum: Para's Joining & Training
Topic: Para application Mark II....
Replies: 68
Views: 17307

I got the letters from my recruiter today, my gp is the one to blame!! I've spoken to her today and she made a mistake on the initilal form: Apparently i have a mental health issue!!!!!!!!!!!!! :bad-words: Ok I can see a funny side to it all but it's added an extra 3 months onto my application so fa...
by _Mark_
Tue 02 Jun, 2009 12:20 am
Forum: Para's Joining & Training
Topic: Para application Mark II....
Replies: 68
Views: 17307

argh you lucky bastard, i've had to phone pirbright 3 times just to get them to send out a letter that should have been sent months ago. Apparently it was sent out last wednesday, but neither my gp or the careers office have recieved it yet. I'll give it a few more days an if nothing materialises i'...
by _Mark_
Wed 20 May, 2009 10:02 pm
Forum: Para's Joining & Training
Topic: Have a look potential para's
Replies: 18
Views: 5177

just_me wrote:Yes I know I just wanted to pop it in here where relevent rather than create a whole new topic.
Soz mate, was meant for nel
by _Mark_
Mon 18 May, 2009 12:47 am
Forum: Para's Joining & Training
Topic: Have a look potential para's
Replies: 18
Views: 5177

I bought it on saturday but not had a chance to read it yet.

There is a media section on the forum by the way.