Plenty of travel and opportunities to see the world, life long friendships made, interesting and varied lifestyle due to movements around the world and changing shape of the army. Free healthcare of course and hundreds of opportunities to make a difference in the UK and overseas.
Discovering a Pizza Hut at Camp Bastion is one of my all time unusual moments.
At the time i was travelling all over the world and met many interesting people, sports were when not on operations etc encouraged.
The way the wounded are treated when being discharged, you are simply forgotten about and left to fend for yourself.
Pretending to be a Tree.
The mates, the people and the fellowship. I've never felt more part of anything.
Pay and lack of investment from the government. Battalions being split up, old equipment. Very frustrating for a soldier to see all this happening.
Weird and wonderful places you get to visit. Not just war zones. I'm talking about Kenya, Middle East, South Africa, India.
Fair pay shouldn't be a benefit!
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