Joining the British Army – becoming a recruit


British Army Logo.png
Full extended cut of the new Army TV ad.
There’s more than one way to be the best.
Find out more at :


The Official British Army Blog

Recruit Andrew Vaughan is 25 years old and is about to start Phase 1 training at Army Training Regiment (ATR) Winchester, where he hopes to go on to join the Royal Artillery.

The decision to join

Recruit Andrew Vaughan Recruit Andrew Vaughan

I’ve had a taste of Army life before because I previous applied to join the TA when I was 18. I completed the ADSC (Army Development and Selection Centre) after a year of waiting but unfortunately had to leave to go to University. It is something I regret now and I do wonder what would have happened had I stayed. As they say though, everything happens for a reason.

Fast forward seven years, a lot of life experience and a varied career including as an Accounts Assistant and a Recruitment Consultant. Good money, but not what I wanted to do. I wanted a job which was varied, where I get to make a difference and have adventures along…

View original post 552 more words

Post a comment or leave a trackback: Trackback URL.


  • muse1876  On April 15, 2014 at 6:18 pm

    Great post. There are still patriots out there.

    • swissdefenceleague  On April 16, 2014 at 7:26 am

      Hello Muse !
      I think there are many career opportunities via the Army, beside the Army itself and serving your Country.
      This, is a Great Opportunity for Great, Courageous People. And Britain doesn’t Lack of Those 🙂

      • muse1876  On April 16, 2014 at 8:59 pm

        There are many opportunties and they pay you to learn. The pay may not be great, but like you said you are protecting your country. The Queen has nothing to worry about.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: