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Army Reserve

Army Reservists serve in their spare time.

They get paid to train in the evening and at the weekend, combining Army and day-to-day life. It’s open to people aged 18 to 43.

Make new friends

Learn & use soldiering skills

Sport & Adventurous Training

Joining the Army Reserve has given me an additional sense of purpose and something for me, without sacrificing my work or personal life. It’s very rewarding.

Life in the Army Reserve

What is it really like?

Ways to join

Where would you fit in to the Army Reserve?


Find your local Army Reserve Centre