So...is it the 'done' thing to put the TA on your CV or not? Possible advantages: Transferable skills. Evidence that you are a team player. Other benefits associated with employing people who have forces experience. Possible disadvantage: Not getting the job because your prospective employer thinks you are about to get dicked for Herrick and they won't see you until late 2010. Possible consequence of not putting the TA on your CV: Your employer goes spastic when they find out you are in the TA.