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Comments gentlemen, I do not know anything about this Regiment. Frenchie can you tell us who they are? Roles, etc. ?

 
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Thanks Peter very interesting 🙂
 

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Great unit, only second to 2REP in efficiency.
 

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For info : the 6e RPIMa has been recreated recently and are based at Caylus along side the 11 DP HQ. There was a very good reason for this and i did slightly mention it in a previous post. .some where
Hope Rapace reads this
Talking of which there is the 1er RCP and the 9e.
They have a bigger self inflated ego that matches no one's else (except the REP)
 

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For info : The 6 RPIMA has been recreated recently and are based at Caylus along side the 11 DP HQ
There was a very good reason for this and i did slightly mention it in a previous post. .some where
Hope Rapace reads this
Talking of wich. .there is the 1 RCP and the 9 th
They have a bigger self inflated ego that matches no one's else (except the REP)
The 1 RCP are nearly as good as the REP. We were based together at Camp Pehaut in Phillippeville.
 
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The 1 RCP are nearly as good as the REP. We were based together at Camp Pehaut in Phillippeville.
So what is the difference? I mean if they are airborne & such what is the dividing factor?
 
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No brainer: one is Legion, the other is not. I may be biased.
Just a bit Ginge :D . I know it´s the mindset ... do more than the other. However given that the language spoken is French, how do the Comms compare. signals ..etc.?
I remember being on a Radio net & a Gurkha signals operator lost it & started speaking Nepalese. :D
 

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During my time the Brits were very into Comms. The course used to be done by 2e REI (my regiment) until the new Castel got built. Nowadays, most operators will be Ruskie I presume.
 
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During my time the Brits were very into Comms. The course used to be done by 2e REI (my regiment) until the new Castel got built. Nowadays, most operators will be Ruskie I presume.
I can understand that. The Channel is not wide.
 

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(...) I remember being on a Radio net & a Gurkha signals operator lost it & started speaking Nepalese. :D
Back in '03, we (3rd ACR) had a Puerto Rican National Guard unit attached to us--1st of the 296th, I think -- in Ramadi. They were okay to work with until they took contact; at which point they'd usually start speaking rapid, loud Spanish on company push (freq).
 

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The Brits are very much into Commies and it's the Popov who have taken. .Over
Did you see what idid there ?
 
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Back in '03, we (3rd ACR) had a Puerto Rican National Guard unit attached to us--1st of the 296th, I think -- in Ramadi. They were okay to work with until they took contact; at which point they'd usually start speaking rapid, loud Spanish on company push (freq).
haha... wrote before i was on a course with two Gurkhas .. laying light weight quad phone lines pissing rain early hours of the morning. started argueing with each other who was Det Commander of the Line Det. one was a Sgt the other Cpl. so I said let´s just lay the feckin line guys, get to bed. so we did. love them good guys .

The Brits are very much into Commies and it's the Popov who have taken. .Over
Did you see what idid there ?
No mate, you had me there. You are the "Riddler". :D
 

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(...) No mate, you had me there. You are the "Riddler" :D
I'll play Robin (no-one- and I mean NO ONE plays Batman). Has just taken Dot as in end of the sentence, Over as in it is your turn to speak.
This is usually followed by the authority sending the message by over and out. End of today's Trans lesson.

 
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I'll play Robin (no-one- and I mean NO ONE plays Batman). Has just taken Dot as in end of the sentence, Over as in it is your turn to speak.
This is usually followed by the authority sending the message by over and out. End of today's Trans lesson.
Thank you Joseph :). Apart from speaking French, what is the criterium for selection in the signals platoon? Is there inter company/Regiment training or when you learn an advanced course do you go to a central camp?
 

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Each section has at least one
Each company has some. .half a dozen more or less
Service company has a section of
Different levels and usually goes with rank
Cant just be a grunt
You need to specialise
 

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