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  1. EliteBlue

    Any genuine tips for BRNC?

    Hi allI recently passed an AIB (about 3 weeks ago) and I also managed to get a place, training set to commence January 2022 (fairly close so I was happy about that). I wads wondering if anyone could give me any (serious) advice, whether personal or general- bearing in mind I'm 18 and will...
  2. Y


    Good evening ladies and gents, hope you’re all well. I am after some info to help me with my AAS(SM) interview coming up shortly if anyone could be so kind! I have used the search button tool but I honestly can’t seem to put all the pieces of the jigsaw together. What is the actual training...
  3. H

    History of depression

    Hi, I am planning to start the application process to join up but I have a few concerns over my past medical issues. About 5 years ago I lost 5 members of my family to suicide over a period of about 12 months. As you can imagine this left me with a lot of anger and other emotions. My doctor...
  4. S

    Accelerated Apprenticeship Pay (WE)

    Hi all, I am currently waiting on a start date for the Royal Navy, I’m joining on the accelerated apprenticeship scheme (fast tracked to leading hand) and was wondering when we will start to receive the pay advertised on the website (£31,000) will this start from Raleigh? Phase 2?I’ve asked in...
  5. C

    Please help. New recruit advice desperate parent!

    Good morning and thank you for allowing m to join. Please forgive me if I haven’t posted in the right place. My son signed up to join fleet and passed everything. His careers officer then asked him to change to sub saying it will get him in quicker. So being young and eager he said ok. He...
  6. L

    Help to prove a chief wrong

    Hi everyone. I am in Ganges at the moment on a weeks holdover until I can learn my trade at sultan. And the chief has just challenged me to find out what a harry Gomez is and what a walbart machine are. He's a chef by trade so any help will be much appreciated.
  7. R

    Mortgage - new joiner

    Hi -again...I phoned my local AFCO and they were extremely helpful with some of my questions but forgot to ask and couldn't find a direct answer here.I am in the process of buying a flat (via mortgage) where I currently live. I know from what I read that debt etc isn't ideal and taken into...
  8. U

    One Wall After Another

    Ever since I was young I have wanted to be a member of the Royal Navy. Specifically the Royal Marines. With this goal in mind I have always stayed fit from a very young age. I am incredibly passionate about joining up and honestly don't see my life going any other way. Though I have a couple of...
  9. F

    Writer (Submariner)

    Hi all,Haven't seen a thread directly about this role in the Submarine branch so I thought I'd start one.I am about to apply for the Royal Navy and I really like the look of the Writer Submariner role. I hear though writers do not spend much time at sea? Would this be the case for a Writer...