Find out about army careers

By Jon Moreno

Friday, February 15, 2013


ISLANDERS considering a career in the Territorial Army have been invited to a recruitment event at Gunwharf Quays, Portsmouth, tomorrow (Saturday).

A wide range of TA careers will be represented, from chefs, drivers and medics to infantrymen, engineers and signallers.

Visitors can try on kit and post their photos on Facebook or Twitter, try out equipment and find out more from soldiers about the opportunities available in the TA.

The event will include demonstrations and stands featuring ambulances, assault boats, weapon displays, armoured vehicles, mobile bridges, assault boats, and lightweight vehicles.

Recruitment officer Col Kevin Halus said: "This is a great way to demonstrate and educate people about the opportunities available with the TA and its contribution to the defence and security of the nation.

"There has never been a better time to be a Territorial Army soldier and we have so much to offer potential candidates – an active lifestyle, the opportunity for travel and adventure, as well as first-class training and access to further skills and qualifications.

"No matter what your talents, you can get involved."

The event begins at 11am and runs until 5pm.



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by Mike Crowe

16th February 2013, at 14:51:48

Alan you talk as if you were involved with the Korean conflict. Who were you with?

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by alan naylor

16th February 2013, at 14:29:10

I guess all those usual scribes below have never shot a gun in anger today its a good way the lower the unemployment figures and give the unemployed somthing to do but d ont forget you lay abouts the wages are not as good as unemployment beniffits and i believe the shilling docked from army pay for the blanket they bury you in has gone up too half a crown ps very cold in Korea

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by geoffrey clynch

16th February 2013, at 11:49:32

Must be running out of cannon fodder, join the TA and become a mercenary for the EU/Bildeberg empire

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by Mike Crowe

16th February 2013, at 08:09:47

Lee that fact that the North has a nuke power now means that there won't be another Korean war.

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by Mike Crowe

15th February 2013, at 17:57:42

Lee, so what part of "" career in the Territorial Army"" did you not understand?

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