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    Hi I am interested in joining the armed forces, I just am struggling to pick Army or RAF

    I have narrowed down 3 roles I am interested in each service:

    RAF:
    Communications infrastructure technician,
    Cyberspace communication specialist and
    Intelligence analyst

    ARMY:
    Communications Systems engineer,
    Communications systems operator and
    Engineer IT Systems operator

    I am just deciding what to choose, I was just after a bit of advice if anyone has done these roles, how did you find it? and how was your overall experience?

    Thanks a lot
    Dan
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    I'm afraid that I am unable to answer your questions but I hope that someone else can!
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    (Original post by DANNY_ADL)
    Hi I am interested in joining the armed forces, I just am struggling to pick Army or RAF

    I have narrowed down 3 roles I am interested in each service:

    RAF:
    Communications infrastructure technician,
    Cyberspace communication specialist and
    Intelligence analyst

    ARMY:
    Communications Systems engineer,
    Communications systems operator and
    Engineer IT Systems operator

    I am just deciding what to choose, I was just after a bit of advice if anyone has done these roles, how did you find it? and how was your overall experience?

    Thanks a lot
    Dan
    my boyf is in the artillery as ground based air defense and works on the radios
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    Other people's experiences don't mean much to you. Only you know your life and your interests.

    You need to go talk to the various sides, get visits to bases if you can, see what you can of the lifestyle and decide, for yourself, what's best for you.
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    From the role I am in (Int) I would highly recommend it. Just out of phase 2 which is pretty tough but enjoyable. From the station visits we had on the course the types of jobs you can do as an Int An is pretty varied and all look rather enjoyable. You get a lot of responsibility early on, career progression is faster compared to the other trades and big chance to be at the forefront of activities. All the people I have talked to have loved the jobs and the fact there is the ability to specialise and even change specialisation. There good chances of travel too.
 
 
 
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