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39th Signal Regiment (The Skinners)

Commands Squadrons in Bath, Bristol, Cardiff and Windsor.

We are a specialist Army Reserve unit that provides vital communications support and information management to the Armed Forces, Emergency Services and Local Government Agencies in times of crisis.
Opportunities also exist for overseas operations with our sister regiment 21 Signal Regt. In recent years, our remit has expanded to include Op Herrick (Afghanistan) providing volunteers in support of 21 Signal Regiment as well as exercises in UN Operations, Belize, Gibraltar, Germany and Cyprus. In addition to having personnel on operations abroad we have continued to fulfil our UK Operations role through having provided support for the 2012 London Olympics, 2014 Commonwealth Games, G8 Summit and Somerset flooding crisis.
We are prepared to respond quickly to situations such as:

• Terrorist Attacks
• Natural Disasters
• Flooding
• Enhanced Security for Political Summits

This website offers an insight into 39 Signal Regiment, so if you are looking at joining, re-badging or re-engaging then follow the links for recruiting to find out more information for your area.
If you: Are looking for a second career with the opportunity to enhance and learn more skills; are aged between 18 and 43; like a challenge and think you are good enough to help the local community in their time of need, then call, email, or visit us and we will tell you more.
There are opportunities for those wishing a career as soldiers as well as officers.

What We Provide

The Regiment provides a rapid deployment of reliable and robust communications with the additional requirement of resilience.

As a result the Regiment can be called upon to provide support to the government, police or other blue light services at little notice.

Previously the Regiment has provided assistance to flooding in Gloucester and North Umbria and recently support to the Olympic Games.


Adventurous Training

The hard work is repaid through the opportunity to take part in Adventurous Training such as skiing, kayaking and hill walking.

There are also opportunities to gain Adventurous Training qualifications and participate in overseas expeditions.

There are many opportunities to participate in varied sporting activities and members of the Regiment have played at Regimental and Corps level in Rugby, Netball and Volleyball.


Why Join the Army Reserve?

Joining the Army as a Reservist means that you do all your training and military duties in you spare time, it makes it possible to get many of the benefits of Army life and combine them with your civilian life and career.

Much of the time is spent working hard and training, one night a week and at least two weekends a month on exercise.

39 Sig Regt - Contact

Telephone: 01985 22 3735

Email: 39SIG-RHQ-ROSO@mod.uk

Arrmy Reserve Centre, Horfield Common
Avon, BS7 0XL

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