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RDF Weekly Parades

  • 22-02-2015 3:09am
    Registered Users Posts: 289 ✭✭

    Can anyone in the RDF give any information on this?

    Basically, I was wondering what (typically) RDF personnel spend their two hours doing on weekly parade. I realise this will depend somewhat on their particular unit and corps - but what would a typical, say, infantry or cavalry weekly parade consist of in one of the larger Barracks (I've applied for Cathal Brugha myself, for instance)?

    Any information appreciated.


  • Registered Users Posts: 291 ✭✭cork2

    When you first join it will begin with an awful lot of marching. After a while you'll move onto stripping and assembling the rifle and other various lessons. Once you're a two star private, you'll go deeper into tactical training and specialist training for you're given corp unit. As a three star private, you will do constant refreshers on you original training aswell as keeping up you corp specific training and honing your skills.