Youngsters say tanks very much

PUBLISHED: 12:03 29 March 2007 | UPDATED: 11:43 06 May 2010

Youngsters (left to right) Jamie Jackson, Danny Withers and Ashley Kingston are shown the workings of a Scimitar tank

Youngsters (left to right) Jamie Jackson, Danny Withers and Ashley Kingston are shown the workings of a Scimitar tank

THE Army were out in force in Stevenage on Saturday in search of new recruits. Members of various regiments joined the recruitment drive, called One Army Recruiting, in a bid to encourage youngsters to consider a career in the army. And they brought along

THE Army were out in force in Stevenage on Saturday in search of new recruits.

Members of various regiments joined the recruitment drive, called One Army Recruiting, in a bid to encourage youngsters to consider a career in the army.

And they brought along a tank and a climbing wall to give a taste of what life can be like in the armed service.

A spokesman for the event said: "It was just to make people aware of some of the different jobs available within the army. A lot of people still have the illusion that if you join the army you just run around with a rifle but there are lots of other career options."


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