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National Troop

299 Parachute Squadron Royal Engineers is one of the few Reserve units with a National Troop capacity, where personnel are recruited from across the UK.

Personnel in the National Troop have a reduced annual commitment from 19 days.

The Troop is administered at Squadron Headquarters in Wakefield, but training is carried out at selected locations in the UK.

To join the National Troop, applicants must be either Parachute or Commando trained and be qualified as a Combat Engineer. Other terms and conditions apply.

If you’re interested in joining the National Troop or you want further details please contact:

299 Parachute Squadron Recruiting Team on 01904 668332 or email 23ENGR-299-RCMO@mod.uk