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#16 Post by para » Thu 17 Nov, 2005 1:53 pm

No in my platoon most were in their 20's, i was 17 tho

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#17 Post by jsharps1965 » Fri 25 Aug, 2006 6:57 pm

AIRBOURNE S***E
where's the scrumpy!!!!

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#18 Post by mfat_man » Fri 25 Aug, 2006 8:28 pm

jsharps1965 wrote:AIRBOURNE S***E
Er, calm down this is not what this message board is for OK? :wink:

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#19 Post by sky ninja steve » Wed 20 Sep, 2006 9:45 pm

ChrisBird wrote:i noticed you said most recruits are 17/ 18 years old when joining. is it "odd" for a 19 year old to go for it?



i'm 22 and i go for basic on the 28th of jan so i'll be nearly 23 then
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#20 Post by plym_swimmer » Wed 15 Nov, 2006 9:39 am

Do all under 17's have to go AFC first?
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#21 Post by MajorRageUK » Sun 19 Oct, 2008 1:41 am

Is the Pathfinder Platoon part of SF or SFSG?

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#22 Post by Wholley » Sun 19 Oct, 2008 11:26 am

Noticed the date of the last post yet?
Thought not. :wink:

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#23 Post by MajorRageUK » Sun 19 Oct, 2008 12:36 pm

Oops, sorry mate!

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#24 Post by Alfa » Mon 20 Oct, 2008 12:48 am

MajorRageUK wrote:Is the Pathfinder Platoon part of SF or SFSG?
Neither, they're part of 16 Air Assault Brigade. They provide the reconnaissance capability for the Brigade on Operations.

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what is the drop out rate for people in pcoy ?

#25 Post by Iflylikealeadballoon » Thu 23 Oct, 2008 2:48 pm

just wondering about pcoy if anyone has done it recently and can remeber it in some detail i would appreciate it im kinda bricking myself about the trainasium at the mo 40 ft high eeek!

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