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More about the Army Reserve

When you register your interest with the Reservists you’re not committed to join. You can request more information about the roles that interest you and find out if the Army Reserve is for you. If you decide it is, you’ll be ready to start the application process.

*The Territorial Army has become the Army Reserve

With the Reservists the rewards are greater than most spare time activities. You develop new skills, your time is paid for and you get to travel.

In the Army Reserve you are expected to serve a certain amount of time, plus travel if asked.

Meet the Reservists

Learn more about the Army Reserve where you can train as a soldier in your spare time. There are a huge range of roles on offer, each giving you exciting new opportunities. There’s never been a better time to do more or be more.

Get the Rewards

Life as a Reservist is challenging - but there are plenty of rewards as well. You get a real sense of friendship in your unit, you’re paid well and will have the chance to take part in adventurous sports.

Find out about the different roles

From infantry soldier to medic, there are a huge range of roles on offer. And becoming a Reservist is a great way to use your existing skills and develop some exciting new ones.

Lead a more challenging life

With the chance to take part in military exercises, get much fitter and serve with the Army all over the world, Reservist life is all about giving yourself the opportunity to do something different.

Personal Development

Being a Reservist isn’t just about military skills. It’s about building your confidence, working as part of a team and taking advantage of some exciting new opportunities.

How to join the Army Reserve

The Reservist joining process is designed to match you with a role that’s right for you and give you all the skills that you need to succeed. Why not find out more?

Joining the Army as a Reservist means that you do all your training and military duties in your spare time. It makes it possible to get many of the benefits of Army life and combine them with your civilian life and career. You’ll be paid for all the time you spend with the Army, and you’ll also have the chance to go on operations.

So you want to be a part of Army life in your spare time? The first thing to do is talk to your local Careers Adviser. They can help arrange a visit to some Army Reserve units, where you can see what it’s like for yourself and talk to some of the soldiers. Why not see if you're ready for the next step?

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