Reserve Army units still sending on deployments.

Was wondering whether with the lack of a big Iraq/Afghanistan type of operational commitment whether there were any reserve units or jobs in the reserve army that might lend themselves to being able to volunteer for a deployment in the next couple of years. I assume a military intelligence soldier might find himself in a better position to get on a small operational deployment, than someone who goes down the infantry role?
 

ches

LE
TA/AR deployments were pretty common through the 90s in the Balkans. I know of a number of loggie & support roles filled by reserves back then. Obviously down to manning & specialisms. IIRC there are some AR deployed on humanitarian UN tasks at present.
 

Daxx

MIA
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Join the AR. Then you'll find out. :)
 
Cyprus/Kenya/BATUS other locations available depending on you're cab badge & military requirement's.
Join SAS/SBS or UKSFG and get you go to sunny/cold countries to slot bad men & women.
 

Riga

War Hero
Cyprus/Kenya/BATUS other locations available depending on you're cab badge & military requirement's.
Join SAS/SBS or UKSFG and get you go to sunny/cold countries to slot bad men & women.
I thought 21 and 23 were taken away from MajGen DSF and grouped with HAC?
 

Bottom of the page, click on RAIL download and that will list what vacancies and deployments are available for you
 
They're looking for volunteers for OP Redfold. I hear it could be pretty gnarly, and that firing squad experience is preferred.
 
There are couple of dozen army reserve Royal Engineers in South Sudan atm. Two guys from my unit are there. There's a full reservist led deployment on OP Tosca next year. There are reservists on Op Cabrit.
 
Was wondering whether with the lack of a big Iraq/Afghanistan type of operational commitment whether there were any reserve units or jobs in the reserve army that might lend themselves to being able to volunteer for a deployment in the next couple of years. I assume a military intelligence soldier might find himself in a better position to get on a small operational deployment, than someone who goes down the infantry role?
Correct.
 

spaz

LE
TA/AR deployments were pretty common through the 90s in the Balkans. I know of a number of loggie & support roles filled by reserves back then. Obviously down to manning & specialisms. IIRC there are some AR deployed on humanitarian UN tasks at present.
Cool, got any dits from the 80's?
 

AlienFTM

MIA
Book Reviewer
There are couple of dozen army reserve Royal Engineers in South Sudan atm. Two guys from my unit are there. There's a full reservist led deployment on OP Tosca next year. There are reservists on Op Cabrit.
Indeed. From the QOY pages of the Light Dragoon regimental journal, arrived last month:

The only area where we have not been able to achieve our aim has been in deploying yeomen overseas. However, with the Light Dragoons looking forward to Op Cabrit, there is hope that we will be able to support the operation by deploying yeomen to Poland. Hopefully this will have the dual effect of relieving some of the pressure on the Light Dragoons as they look to create another subunit (+), while simultaneously cementing the close bond that we are fortunate enough to share with them. All ranks of The Queen's Own Yeomanry thoroughly look forward to working closely with the Light Dragoons in the coming year.
 
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Indeed. From the QOY pages of the Light Dragoon regimental journal, arrived last month:

The only area where we have not been able to achieve our aim has been in deploying yeomen overseas. However, with the Light Dragoons looking forward to Op Cabrit, there is hope that we will be able to support the operation by deploying yeomen to Poland.
They already are. The QOY deployed three bods to OP Cabrit with the LDs in 2017-18.
 

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