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Why should you join

Being a Reservist asks more of you than most activities you could do in your spare time but the rewards are so much greater. You'll be part of a team with people from all walks of life. You'll develop new skills as you work and train together. The Army pays you for the time you put in and you get the chance to travel and take part in a range of social events.

Training and skills

Military skills

Spread over training nights, weekends and short residential courses, military training gives you key soldiering skills such as weapon handling and living in the field. It’s all about learning by doing, so you’ll go on plenty of exercises that will put you to the test in realistic conditions. It can be hard work but it’s good fun because you’ll work as part of a team who all encourage and support each other.

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