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    Ways of communicating with family at sea

    I have applied for UGAS (MESM) and just wondering what communication with family/ friends is like onboard an Astute-class submarine. I know a little about the familygram one-way communication, but is there any other ways to keep in touch, such as internet access or emails?
  2. NotNickCarter

    Christmas is coming...

    Don't go 'apeshite' because you think it's too soon to mention Christmas as… it is only 84 days away and counting down. I know it's a bit scary; how quickly time passes and how fast these things come around. (Quicker than you could get to the top of the rock). Anyway, to help you out a bit this...
  3. S

    Joining navy

    Hi, I am interested in joining navy and thats my only option. I have concern about work nature. How long will I be at sea? Just to plan my family life as i am married. I am planning to join as a marine engineer technician and is it possible for my wife to stay together if i have on shore work...
  4. L

    Wheelchair Accessible FQ Yeovil or Helensburgh?

    Not sure if this is the right place... but couldn't see any other place for it. Basically looking for other folks that have experience in wheelchair accessible family quarters? Does anyone know if they have any already in Yeovil or Helensburgh and if not, what is the process? Some have said a...
  5. pompeyexpat

    Royal Navy Welfare Forum for families

    As part of the drive to keep everyone in the loop regarding the move of SUBFLOT to a single operating centre in Faslane, an email has been sent out regarding the 'Royal Navy Forum' and how to register. As there are a fair few parents and partners of serving and soon-to-be/potentially serving...
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