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UK MoD to increase recruits from Commonwealth countries

Nov 06, 2018 - Marketline Newswire

The UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) has announced that Commonwealth nationals who have never lived in the country will now be allowed to join the British Army.

Previously, personnel joining the armed forces from these countries were required to have stayed in the UK for a minimum of five years.With the current announcement, all roles and ranks will be open to the citizens of these nations, aged 18 years or more.UK Armed Forces Minister Mark Lancaster said: "As an outward-looking nation, Brita...