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The Territorial Army (more commanly referred to, simply as the TA) is the volunteer reserve force of the British Army. Modern Territorial soldiers, or Territorials, are volunteers who undergo military training in their spare time.
There are currently approximately 34,000 serving members in the TA, although it has a target established strength of 42,000.
The Territorial army only excepts members between the ages of seventeen and forty three years. (The exact age limit is 17 years and 9 months).
No specific qualification requirements - except for technical jobs.
Medical and physical condition is dependant on the successful completion of, GP Questionnaire and a full army medical.
Applicants must be British citizens, or resident for 5 yrs.
Members of theTerritorial army must give a minimum commitment, to serve 27 training days per annum, with specialists only required to serve 19 days, which normally includes a two-week annual camp.
Level of Demand
The table below shows the maximum levels of demand that this activity requires. NOTE: These are not entry levels or levels of requirement and has nothing to do with ability.
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