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Royal Navy basic training DS1 starts tomorrow.

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cheeseandwino Sat 25-May-13 13:42:09

Hi, what should he (and me) expect? He is a lovely kid, but he's disorganised, untidy and 'gobby'. How the heck is he going to cope?

WingDad Mon 27-May-13 17:13:23

Disorganised and untidy are pretty easy to sort out with some stern direction and rigid timetables, very common amongst new recruits. Gobbiness will disappear on Day 1 if he demonstrates it in front of the staff, he'll regret he said anything if they hear him!

The Directing Staff will mould him into a fine sailor, I'm sure.

cheeseandwino Tue 28-May-13 18:21:23

Thanks for the advice Wingdad. He has never been gobby at college or scouts - I think he actually works better in a structured environment, so fingers crossed. Still not convinced that he will return as a tidy and organised young man....we shall see!

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