Going to HMS Raleigh august 2014.

cubworth

Newbie
I am joining as a trainee deck rating and received my provisional offer last week. I am due to go to hms Raleigh on the 31st August and was wondering if there was anyone else on here joining then? :)

Also so I am only 20 is that really young for someone in the rfa?
 
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Joycey0014

Badgeman
From what I can gather, 20 is young for RFA. I'm 26. Most people who I've come across in these forums are 30+.

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cubworth

Newbie
Hmm that's what I heard too. But I figured there must be some more young'uns amongst them. Will have to see when I get there haha


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bob123

Newbie
I am joining as a trainee deck rating and received my provisional offer last week. I am due to go to hms Raleigh on the 31st August and was wondering if there was anyone else on here joining then? :)

Also so I am only 20 is that really young for someone in the rfa?
I am 16 and going to HMS Raleigh on the 31st August, going in as a marine engineer!


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Rob28

Midshipman
Ill see you there mate. I had my provisional offer for SG2 through last week as well. Also starting at Raleigh on August 31st.. I'll be 25 then too. Jus gotta sort the medical and a hundred other things now.


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Swannie

Midshipman
Hi there my son will be joining you guys at HMS Raleigh on the 31/8/2014. He also going as a Marine Engineer and will be 16 years old as well. He doing his PRNC in Rosythe in June he did log on but used his own name so asked me to reply to this thread.
 

exJenny

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You will have nothing to do with the RFA lads who started this thread in the RFA section of the forum. There is a separate RN Raleigh entry thread.
 

cubworth

Newbie
Sorry not been on here, been busy! Will see you guys there. Getting a tad nervous about it now haha!


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Bleeh

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Sorry not been on here, been busy! Will see you guys there. Getting a tad nervous about it now haha!


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As someone who has gone through the whole waiting period (I got my offer for April Start in October) - Your nerves will soon subside. You've got a long 6 months ahead of you.
 

exJenny

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A reaaaaaalllllly long 6 months. it'll drag and drag and drag...


just relax. You'll love it!
 

cubworth

Newbie
Thanks :) sure I'll be raring to go when it comes around! Just issues with my vaccinations are making it seem a lot more hectic than it really is I suppose.


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