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The Defence Forces is now accepting applications for General Service in both the Army and Naval Service.

Army applicants must be at least 18 years old and under the age of 25 years of age on the closing date for applications.

Naval Service applicants must be at least 18 years old and under the age of 27 years of age on the closing date for applications.

Both Competitions will close on Sunday 22nd April 2018.

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HEAT
Acronym:High Explosive Anti-Tank
HEAT
Acronym:Tréanphleascach Fritanc
HET
Acronym:Hazardous Enviroment Training

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HET
Acronym:Traenáil i leith Timpeallachta Guaisí

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HMG
Acronym:Heavy Machine Gun
HMG
Acronym:Innealghunna Trom
HQ
Acronym:Headquarters
HQ
Acronym:Ceanncheathrú
HUD
Abbreviation:Head Up Display
HUD
Abbreviation:Taispeáint Cheannard

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The Badge Design

The Badge design (common to all Corps and Services and all orders of dress) is derived from the badge of the Irish Volunteers and was designed by Professor Eoin MacNeill, Chairman of the National Executive of the Irish Volunteers. This badge was originally adopted by the Irish Volunteers in October 1914. [Read more]