Patrick Higgins rated it really liked it May 01, Mark rated it really liked it Oct 14, Ben Wilson rated it liked it Feb 27, Dave Charlton rated it really liked it Jan 01, Mark Leigh rated it really liked it Apr 06, Ben G rated it liked it Nov 22, Wright rated it it was amazing Oct 09, Daniel Clarke rated it liked it Jan 31, Sean Sheldon rated it liked it Apr 18, Milena Carr rated it really liked it May 14, Karl York rated it really liked it Sep 09, Teresa rated it did not like it Feb 01, Ninagood marked it as to-read Jul 03, Despite having left many years ago, I am still part of this family, which is underpinned by the mantra "Once a Royal Marine, always a Royal Marine".
Once inducted into this elite organisation, we are intrinsically linked forever - our closeness forged by mutual experiences. Fatalities among Royal Marine trainees are freakishly rare Photo: That sense of family was instilled on my very first day, and was subsequently galvanised through the hardships we would suffer at the Commando Training Centre at Lympstone in Devon.
Anyone who has been through that training will be hurting today. The wider public has long been fascinated by what recruits are put through during Royal Marines training, which is regarded as the most arduous basic training programme in the world. Training needs to push a recruit to levels outsiders may think of as inhuman, brutal and indeed unnecessary.
This young man, who has not yet been named by the MoD, was coming to the end of his training. It may seem long, but it has to be.
We are turning civilians into commandos. Despite what vox pop culture may think, the Royal Marines do not recruit ill-educated Neanderthals who only join up to escape the dole queue. In modern times, 40 per cent of non-commissioned ranks are qualified to be officers.
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