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Offline Philip1163

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How strong should you be to be an Artillery Soldier?
« on: January 30, 2015, 19:57:07 »
How much weight should I be able to lift if I were to have Artillery as my trade?

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Re: How strong should you be to be an Artillery Soldier?
« Reply #1 on: February 02, 2015, 16:17:25 »
Don't worry about that. Just focus on being as physically fit as possible and the rest will fall into place. There are many different kinds of strength...
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Re: How strong should you be to be an Artillery Soldier?
« Reply #2 on: February 02, 2015, 16:27:00 »
I am NOWHERE near a bodybuilder , never did weight lifting in all of my life .... yet I am an artillery Gunner .... trust me you don't need to worry about that , just be able to hold your own and you'll be just fine !
"Do not pray for an easy life , pray for the strengh to endure a difficult one"   Bruce Lee

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Re: How strong should you be to be an Artillery Soldier?
« Reply #3 on: February 02, 2015, 16:47:24 »
Being a member of an artillery gun detachment is more a matter of teamwork than power lifting. In the bad old days it was a given that the bigger the gun, the smaller the average size of its crew.

I was a member of a gun detachment as my first job in the army. I was about 5"8" or 9" and of the six others, including the driver, I was the second or third tallest.