THE ARMY

Joining the Army involves making a commitment. It does take time to get used to Army life, but the Army will welcome you, train you and develop you.

Belong to the Army - the biggest team you will ever join. Our key purpose is to defend the interests of the UK and our overseas territories..

The best decision you can make is an informed one, so take time to educate yourself about our principles & values.

ARMY VALUES AND STANDARDS
The Army’s Values and Standards are designed to ensure that all behaviour is lawful, appropriate and totally professional. Low standards damage the team, which could lead to failure on operations.

RESPECT FOR OTHERS
No matter what situation you are in, you must show respect and tolerance for other people and be able to put yourself in their shoes.

SELFLESS COMMITMENT
The needs of the team always come before your own needs. Soldiers are part of something bigger and must commit to it.

COURAGE
Soldiers and officers must know what the right thing to do is and be brave enough to do it.

INTEGRITY
Soldiers must always be honest, sincere, reliable and selfless. Soldiers must be loyal to the Army and be ready to do as it asks. The country relies upon it.

DISCIPLINE
The Army has to be a disciplined force, so every soldier needs to follow the rules and be responsible for themselves.

LOYALTY
Loyalty is about supporting your team, looking after and helping them even when the going gets tough. In return, they do the same for you.

COMMITMENT
Joining the Army involves making a commitment. It does take time to get used to Army life, but the Army will welcome you, train you and develop you.

If you decide the Army isn’t for you you’re free to leave. Like any job there is a notice period, which depends on how long you’ve served. Three months into your training, you decide if you want to leave or commit to stay on for four years.

It might sound like a big commitment but you get job security and time to take advantage of all that the Army can offer, like travel, qualifications, sport, a good income and friends for life.

We’ll help you uncover strengths you didn’t even know you had. You’ll soon start noticing the benefits.

WOMEN IN THE ARMY
Everyone who joins the Army has the same challenges, rewards and opportunities. Women have access to the same jobs, pay, training and promotion as men.

FAITHS IN THE ARMY
The Army will always try to help you observe the customs of your religion. All soldiers who serve while following their faith are able to balance the needs of the service and their spiritual needs.

THE LGBT+ COMMUNITY
Everyone in the Army, no matter what their sexual orientation, has the right to be treated fairly with dignity and respect. Recognising that we are all different and using those differences to benefit the team is what the Army is all about.