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Op Firefly 24 - Trained Rank Rejoins

Discussion in 'General Royal Marines Joining Chit Chat' started by Ninja_Stoker, Feb 25, 2019.

  1. Ninja_Stoker

    Ninja_Stoker Admin

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    For those interested, due to manning shortfalls within the regular service, trained ranks may apply to rejoin the Regular or Reserve Corps seamlessly up to 24 months after leaving the Regular service.

    Contact your nearest RMR Detachment or AFCO for details.
     
  2. thewolveriene

    thewolveriene New Member

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    Is this a permanent change or until recruiting numbers replenish ?
     
  3. Ninja_Stoker

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    My guess is it a measure implemented only for as long as there's a shortfall of trained ranks. How long it will last is anyone's guess but still not heard any mention of a rejoin bounty yet.
     
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  4. Beans and Chips pls

    Beans and Chips pls Royal Marines Commando

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    Supposedly all ranks that have left in the last 2 years I believe will be getting a call and be asked about rejoining. Rumour is be offered 10000 grand (which is taxable) to serve a further 3 years.
     
  5. Ninja_Stoker

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    Not heard the £10K rumour yet, but it sounds plaisible. Wonder how many Royals will hand their chit in to get the £10k?
     
  6. Beans and Chips pls

    Beans and Chips pls Royal Marines Commando

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    I doubt many. As I said it's taxable, so it's not 10000 into your hand, and you've to do a ROS of 3 years. Equates to under 3000 a year if tax is taken into account!
     
  7. Caversham

    Caversham Former RM Commando, Moderator

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    Not a bad run ashore though! :D

    Alan
     
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  8. R

    R Well-Known Member

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    Not a permanent measure.

    10k for 5 years return to service is the current float, the problem is if the payment is offered to rejoins it needs to be offered to ranks currently servicing, which is the point where its being held up. I imagine when it is rolled out it will be offered to a particular segment of serving strength in the same way a retention payment was offered to retain ranks during the maritime boom! Interestingly the payment will be taxed as a bonus payment so HMRC will take a substantial chunk.
     
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  9. Jaykay2343

    Jaykay2343 Royal Marines Commando

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    Why have they got rid of the commitment bonus then now add this?