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What trade Should I enlist  in?

Infantry
9 (31%)
Artillery
3 (10.3%)
Armour
9 (31%)
Engineer
8 (27.6%)

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Offline paracowboy

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Re: Big People
« Reply #25 on: August 17, 2005, 12:26:37 »
So, I'd modify your plan lightly, if I were you.

1. Educate myself on fitness (there are some threads on this site you can start with),
2. follow through by actively exercising and eating healthy,
3. continue attending High School while achieving the highest grades you can,
4. graduate High School, then consider secondary school or enlisting.
5. be a kid. Do stupid stuff, get in trouble, chase girls (another reason for points #1 & 2), and cherish your family.

Right now, your job is School. The better you do in school, the better you will be received in the Forces, and should you choose not to enlist, the more options you will have to follow.
...time to cull the herd.

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Re: Big People
« Reply #26 on: August 17, 2005, 17:31:03 »
How about you worry about getting a good education before worrying about the infantry??

It will help you more in the end.

Never let your schooling get in the way of your education.

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Re: Big People
« Reply #27 on: August 17, 2005, 21:35:13 »
I'm 5'10" 280lbs, you will not find much bigger kicking around. I run, poorly, it's a fact I have to live with, the gazelles had to keep coming back to get me on the runs and had to thank me profusely for helping out on the ruck marches. It's all very ying/yang in the forces, not everyone is good at everything. I can out lift/pull/push or drag most, and most can outrun me (god help you if you can't) just suffer through whatever gets chucked at you. There is a place for all types in the forces, if you are willing to give 100% all the time. Good luck, oh and finish school, whatever else happens, finish school.

Thank you for this. Finally someone who understands the CF needs more than just automatons who can run and do mega-pushups!

I may not be a 20-something year old 6'2 male who can run 10k in 28 min and do 50 pushups with one arm tied behind my back, but I know I do have skills that will be a benefit to the CF and to my country.