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    ROTP: Pilot chances for an 18-year-old making it, and BMOQ tips/expectations

    Hello, hope everyone is doing well! I applied to be a Pilot, Air Combat Systems Officer (ACSO), and Aerospace Engineering Officer (AERE) this previous fall for the ROTP program at RMC. As of now, I have just completed my CFAST (Aircrew Selections Test) going for my aircrew medical later this...
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    BMQ packing list (Women) - packing skincare?

    Just curious if I can bring specific skin care items to bmoq without it being confiscated (things like toner, lotion, cream, sunscreen) - if I do, I assume I will need to bring unopened, new packages of said products. Is this correct? Do most female recruits just rough it with a bar of soap, or...
  3. Walker_

    Sewing kits, and related kit.

    Hello, First of all thanks for checking out my post! I'll keep it short and sweet. In regards to a, "Sewing Kit", I'd like to ask if anyone has any recommendations. Such as Amazon listings, or simply recommended types of thread, needles, etc, that I might find at a local store. I'm not adept...
  4. burdseyeflu

    Element selection: is it our choice?

    Good afternoon everyone. Today I was excited to see that my offer has come through for BMQ for this fall. Though I did notice a change that was made. When I applied and interviewed for logistics, I was asked by the detatchment cmdr what element I wanted; to which I said air. I looked at my...
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    BMQ at CFB Montreal?

    Is it possible to do your BMQ at CFB Longue Pointe? If not how hard is it to get a position there afterwards, and or would I have any say on where I go? I’m an MMA coach with a lot of students that I still want to train so I was wondering if it’s possible for me to still stay in Montreal.
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    Shortest full-time training commitment for P-Res

    Hey there, looking to join the reserves. I am very driven to serve in the armed forces and am open to different possibilities in how I serve, however, I have a reliable though busy work schedule and will have to be very intentional in allocating unpaid time off to do BMQ and then trade training...
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    BMQ Location 2023

    I have started my application to join the CF. I am interested in knowing where reg. BMQ takes place. I know of potential candidates for locations however, I would like to know if what trade you are after, matters when it comes to BMQ? Or if it is all done at St. Jean? (Aside from the Navy...
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    17-year old Pre-BMOQ: How can I get ready for the CAF appearance standards???

    Hope everyone's doing well! I understand that the CAF has relaxed its dress code. As a 17 year old what appearance/lifestyle rules can I follow to be better prepared for BMOQ and life in the CAF as an officer. For example; short hair, make bed in a specific way, clean up every inch of my room...
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    Packing for BMQ questions

    Hello all, Just going over everything I need to bring to BMQ (August 20th), As far as baggage is concerned I have a backpack and a hard shell suitcase, (Black, Air Canada, Plain in appearance) I'm concerned my current backpack isn't plain enough as specified by the Kit list, This is what it...
  10. steamboatwilly

    BMQ @ 4 Can Div TC Meaford

    I am looking for a little info on CFB Meaford. I am doing my BMQ there in January and would love to know peoples opinion and/or stories from being there. I asked around with people I know and basically was just told the running jokes about the "Meaford Weather Machine" and how it just generally...
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    BMQ Inquiry

    I’m giving myself until this September do my CFAT to join the regular force. Can someone please share their experiences in BMQ and what should I focusing on with my training right now to better prepare myself for Basic training. My 2 main top choices of trades are intelligence officer or...
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    Summer reserve BMQ training Feb~June

    Hello everyone! I got an email month ago asking me if I am available to join the training this coming 2021 Feb~June. Email mentioned that it's just checking my availability, and will contact me if I am successful. I have a job and have to give them at least 2 weeks notice. Will they contact...