You can't guess the length of a CT... I'm already going on 6 months without hearing a peep from anyone. While I know some people that it took only a couple of months and some people as long as 5 years. there are just so many different things that affects a CT that it's impossible to give a timeline.
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You shouldn't make blanket statement on forums where people come to search for valuable information. This kind of post can mislead or misinform some individuals.
As stated in many posts before on these forums, everyone's application process differs from one to the...
You will be doing the CFAT on a different day, and by using the search function you will find hundreds if not thousands of post regarding length of applications. It varies for multiple of reasons and therefore everyone's application is processed at a different pace.
It's really hard to compare, my step-father who just recently retired, was a Superintendent, worked frequently with an Lieutenant-colonel when they both lived and worked in Spain and his pay (my step fathers) was quite superior...
We have at least 5 members at our unit who are police officers, yes it is definitely doable, also it looks good on your resume when you are trying to get it.
We also have some of these members bringing staff from work once a year to come give us two parade night of hand to hand combat, how to...
Well if the Infantry is your dream job, are you really going to let Lasik eye surgery stop you? The procedure is very common and I have only heard of good things from friends and family that had gotten it done.
But best of luck in what ever direction you decide to take.