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The Royal Marines train thousands every year at their first-class facilities in Devon Commando Training Centre Royal Marines is based at Lympstone in Devon. It trains new recruits and reserves, as well as delivering specialist trade training and continuation training. The Royal Marines are the only armed force to train officers and other ranks in the same place, although they follow different courses. All Royal Marines return to Lympstone many times as they progress through their career. From the Potential

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Training for a career as a Royal Navy officer, you will gain military and maritime skills as well as spending time at sea learning how warships operate All Royal Navy officers begin their career at Britannia Royal Naval College (BRNC) in Dartmouth. They spend 30 training weeks here, with the course split into two distinct phases: militarisation and marinisation. You can be sure your mind and body will be put to the test. There will be academic studies and exams

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A Royal Navy rating’s career begins with 10 weeks of basic training at HMS Raleigh Trainees are placed in classes of about 30. Over the next action-packed and challenging 10 weeks, the teams complete targeted training, which enables them to develop the Royal Navy’s core values of Commitment, Courage, Discipline, Respect, Integrity and Loyalty. Ratings learn some basic skills, such as self discipline, teamwork and overcoming problems. In addition, they are taught how to fire an SA80 assault rifle and

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