Who we are
The 3rd Battalion The Royal Anglian Regiment is an Army Reserve unit. Our Headquarters is in the heart of Suffolk in Bury St Edmunds. But we have sub units located along a large part of the East of the Country making us ideal for Reservists to join and become part of our Regimental family.
We can be found in:
- Bury St Edmunds
‘The Steelbacks’ are an active and highly professional Army Reserve unit. We have been involved in may tasks. exercises and have deployed a number of personnel on operations, including Iraq and Afghanistan in support of the Regular Army Battalions and wider Army organisations.
Our sub units meet around the country once a week and there are planned weekend training and exercises.
We ai to give value to the Army and to the individuals who join us.
Sport and Adventure Training activities are equally important in ‘The Steelbacks’.
As an Army Reservist you are entitled and able to get involved with the same level of sport and adventure training packages as a Regular Soldier or Officer.
This can include, team sports, skiing, sailing, canoeing, mountaineering, trekking and many more activities. These activities add skills to you and also add value to the Battalion in your development as a soldier and leader.
Being an Army Reservist is exciting and can open doors to new opportunities and challenges.
We want you to join us
Professional Army reserve unit wants you
We are a highly trained professional Army Reserve unit and have opportunities for you to join us. You will learn new skills, try new challenges, chance to travel and make new friends.
If you want to find out more give us a call or drop us a line.
Call now: 01284 718 468
3rd Battalion HQ (The Steelbacks)
Blenheim Camp, Newmarket Rd, Bury Saint Edmunds IP33 3SW
1 COMPANY HQ 3RD BATTALION
Army Reserve Centre, 325 Aylsham Road, Norwich Norfolk, NR3 2AB. 01603 427 658
1 COMPANY DETACHMENT 3RD BATTALION
Army Reserve Centre, St Peters Street, Lowestoft, Suffolk, NR32 2LT. 01603 427 658
2 COMPANY HQ 3RD BATTALION
Army Reserve Centre, Ulverscroft Road, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE4 6BY. 0115 427 658
2 COMPANY DETACHMENT 3RD BATTALION
Army Reserve Centre, St Marks Road, Corby, Northamptonshire, NN18 8AN. 01536 203 190
3 COMPANY HQ 3RD BATTALION
Army Reserve Centre, Springfield Lyons, Colchester Road, Chelmsford, Essex, CM2 5TA. 01245 462 301
3 COMPANY DETACHMENT 3RD BATTALION
Army Reserve Centre, St Andrews Street, Hertford, Hertfordshire, SG14 1JA. 01245 462 301
Army Reserve Centre, St Andrews Street, Hertford, Hertfordshire, SG14 1JA. 01245 462 301 4 COMPANY HQ 3RD BATTALION
Army Reserve Centre, Westward Ho, Grimsby, Lincolnshire, DN34 5AE. 01472 877 581
5 COMPANY DETACHMENT 3RD BATTALION
Army Reserve Centre, Blenheim Camp, Newmarket Road, Bury St Edmunds, IP33 3SW
HQ COMPANY DETACHMENT
Army Reserve Centre, London Road, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, PE2 9BY. 01733 358 775
Join us now
We are keen to hear from you. We are looking for people who are up to the challenge and want to make a difference on a full or part-time basis. Your skills and background could be perfect in our Battlalions.
The Army and our Regiment is a great place to find your next challenge, develop your leadership and discover the world through travel opportunities with Military Operations, Exercises and Adventure Training opportunties around the world.
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