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Life as a Reservist

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As a new parent to a seven-month-old daughter, I balance family life with self-employment and life in the Army Reserve.


How much time does it really take up?


Sport & adventure

Play your top sport or try something new.

Sport & Adventure

Social life

Make new friends at your unit - and beyond.

Social life


The Army Reserve offers the chance to travel.


The Joining Process

Find out more about how to join.

Reserve Units

Find your local Army Reserve Centre