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    I want to join the Armed Forces, is it tough like to get in, what's training like?

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    not as tough as when you get shot in the spine but dont die and become paralyzed for the rest of ur life
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    not as tough as when you get shot in the spine but dont die and become paralyzed for the rest of ur life
    If he wants to join don't stop him.

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    If he wants to join don't stop him.

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    im not
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    im not
    I know you don't, but it sounds like it, you are writing the worst case scenario when he just asks for advice.

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    (Original post by imsoanonymous123)
    yh there are good things about the army. You will get super fit and probably meet some of the best friends of your life there but it is risky and you do have to be aware of the risks
    You joining the infantry?
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    You joining the infantry?
    no
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    (Original post by imsoanonymous123)
    no
    What then?
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    (Original post by Awais_)
    I want to join the Armed Forces, is it tough like to get in, what's training like?

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    Roles in the armed forces vary massively in terms of required fitness, training length, risk, etc. what where you considering joining as?

    I'm starting basic training for the Royal Marines in a few weeks, so if you've got any questions about what's involved with that I'd be happy to answer them
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    (Original post by Prince_fancybum)
    Roles in the armed forces vary massively in terms of required fitness, training length, risk, etc. what where you considering joining as?

    I'm starting basic training for the Royal Marines in a few weeks, so if you've got any questions about what's involved with that I'd be happy to answer them
    I'm thinking of joining as an officer provided I meet the requirements, if not, as a soldier.
    I think an officer would be better for me.
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    What leadership skills do you have? You'll potentially have the lives of soldiers in your hands so officer selection is very tough.
    Anyway like I asked before what role were you wanting to go into, ie engineers, paras, Coms, etc?

    My field of knowledge lies mostly with the marines as that's what I'm going into. I know that there's only one intake of young officers every year, and that less than 1% off applicants will start training. So bear in mind there's a lot of work to do before you apply.
 
 
 
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