Application: Swoop [ACCEPTED]

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Offline Rct Swoop

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on: September 14, 2018, 17:00:01
Who invited you to join the platoon?: Pana.

Personal Information
Full Name: Steve Adams.
Nick Name: Swoop.
Age: 44.
Country: Britain.

Personal Background
Tell us something about yourself:
Middle aged software developer with a motorbike fetish and an addiction to blowing things up in a military manner.  Quite like shouting at people too.  Been playing Arma since OFP in 2001. .
Why would you like to join the 3PARA?:
In almost two decades of gaming in Arma (or OFP) I've never tried a para unit..
What can you bring to this unit outside gaming?:
Tonnes of experience, lots of shouting with plenty of swearing and abuse when necessary and some general grumpiness..
Have you been in any other Realism unit before?: Yes.
Which unit?:

1/8th Marines [OFP] 2001 - 2006.  US unit no longer in existence.  Only accepted current or ex military (or US SWAT).  Run by serving recon marine Sgt Andy Stevens, killed by IED in Iraq in 2005, unit drifted and shut down after this.
The Rifles Regiment [OFP:R] 2006 - 2007.  Not affiliated with the current Arma Rifles Regt unit. Loosely affiliated with Army Cadets, ie most of the members were kiddies.  Disbanded after half the members left for uni.
2 Yorks [Arma3] 2014 - 2015.  V small unit, now merged into 20AIB.
4th Infantry Brigade [Arma3] 2015 - 2018.

What was your role?:

1/8th - Marine, section member.
Rifles - Cpl, section commander.
2 Yorks - Sgt, platoon commander.
4IB - WO2, CSM.

How were you discharged?:

1/8th - Hon, unit disbanded.
Rifles - Hon, unit disbanded.
2 Yorks - Hon, unit disbanded.
4IB - Hon, resigned after disagreement.

Do you have any military background?: Yes.
What was/is your role?:
1990 - 1995.  LAC, Recce section, support weapon flight, No.1 Sq, RAF Regiment..

Check List
Do you have Teamspeak?: Yes.
Do you own a working microphone?: Yes.
Are you willing to spend atleast 4 hours a week on the team?: Yes.
Are you able to play between 19.00 GMT and 22.00 GMT?: Yes.
These days i can play, All except saturdays.
Are you willing to donate to the clan? Maybe
What role do you want to fullfill in 3PARA-GU?: various, wherever needed.  Like new challenges often..
How did you hear about 3PARA-GU?: Google.

Have you read & understand our battalion rules & regulation in the Careers Office?: Yes.
« Last Edit: September 19, 2018, 18:45:53 by FSgt Snake »

Offline Cpt Blade

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Reply #1 on: September 14, 2018, 17:36:06
- Swoop -
Your application has been seen and is under advisement.
Make sure you keep coming online so our members can get to know you.

Reply will be posted within 7 days.

- TS3server:
- Click HERE for Server(s) details.
- Click HERE for our Mods/Addons.
- Click HERE for Scheduled Events.

Any assistance with the above can be best achieved on Teamspeak3 ---> Tech Channel, a member will be happy to help. Teamspeak3 icon is bottom of 3PARA-GU 'Homepage'.

Carpe Diem, in mementio mori

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Reply #2 on: September 19, 2018, 18:33:45
Welcome to the battalion Rct Swoop

Your application with 3PARA-GU has been processed & approved. You are now a team member on our 3PARA-GU Regiment.

You are ranked Recruit (Rct) and assigned to the ITC section (Instructor Training Course). Report for training every other week.
Your visible forum name have been given the proper tags. Also you are given a according Recruit ranking badge as forum-avatar.
Wear them proudly, use them wisely.

As a recruit passed the third session of ITC, you can participate in our special home made missions on our exciting mission nights. Also check our activity calendar  regularly for scheduled activity's.
You also now have access to even more sections in our forums. Use it wisely, stay informed & entertained and inform & entertain us!
Make sure you have understood and will comply to our rules & regulations and General 3PARA Conduct.

Basic Guide to arma3sync to get our mods we are using

Please follow the following instructions once:

1. Change your Teamspeak name to:  [G-1-3] Rct Swoop [3PARA]
    TS3 server:

2. Change your In Game ARMA3 profile to: Rct Swoop.
    3PARA.GU Gameservers: (filter for 3para) Click HERE for Server details.

3. Sign-in in our battalion register (preferable including a facial picture link) which is now available to you on the forum.
     Battalion HQ > G1 Cell Personnel and administration > Battalion Register

4. Reply R&A at this post General 3PARA Conduct. Behave accordingly especially on official missions and training.

Please follow the following instructions weekly:

1. Check the training schedule for your training session & information to asap become a Private [Pte] in our battalion.
    Check the ITC area to read & ask about recruit training topics:
     PCOY, 1Plt, ACOY

2. Check the weekly scheduled mission nights to sign up for attendance. (When you have passed the third ITC session)
     Activity calendar     
     Battalion HQ > G3 Cell Operations Schedule (Missions, Training, etc)

3. Keep up to date on team planning & development on our website & forums. Read, reply & start your own post to contribute to the fun & constant development of our battalion.
     (Advice: Use regularly the "Show unread posts since last visit." at top of forum board!):
     3PARA.GU forums & website
     (Any member is required to visit our forums regularly, at least within max. 31 days, or you will be discharged automatically and Your forum account will be DELETED if no notice was received.)

Please follow the following instructions when applicable:

1. Keep your fellow members informed of any long-term absence over 2 weeks, from the game and/or forums, by posting a Leave of Absence here:
     Battalion HQ > G1 Cell Personnel and administration > LOA (Leave of Absence)

2. When you need information or help on any game or forum related issues, feel free to post it in the appropriate forum section, or talk to fellow members on TeamSpeak, or send a Personal Message to a NCO or HQ member.

Thank you for signing up. Looking forward to play together!
Have fun & share it!

Best Regards