Our vehicles and equipment. The British soldier is the best piece of kit we've got but what they carry with them is part of the equation too. Whether they arrive by armoured vehicle, parachute or boat, British soldiers are trained to operate anywhere in the world.
There's always someone to talk to. Mental health can seem complex, knowing where to turn for information can be daunting. The information below is for a variety of military and civilian services that can offer help, advice or signpost you to the most appropriate source of help.
We value your previous service, and if you're thinking of coming back, there's a job waiting for you. If you have served in the Regular Army, you can return to full time service even if you left under the Armed Forces Redundancy Scheme. There are also opportunities for personnel from the other services to join the Army.
The Army is always recruiting, and there are a wide range of roles available for both officers and soldiers. Visit the Role finder to explore they types of role on offer. If you're not sure whether joining as a soldier or officer is right for you, you can run a quick check with the entry options tool. What we offer
What do the Army Reserves do? The Army Reserve has two clearly defined roles. Firstly, it provides highly trained soldiers who can work alongside the Regulars on missions in the UK and overseas. Secondly, it gives people who have specialist skills, like medics and engineers, a range of exciting opportunities to use them in new ways.
Cyprus. Since 1974, the British Army has deployed out to Cyprus as part of the UK’s contribution to the UN Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus. As one of the longest running continuous operations, the British Army form the largest contingent of the multinational force.