Tag Reserves

Regular v Reserve Costs

Slipped out without a great deal of fanfare in March. From the MoD; The cost comparison analysis looked at 5 types of army regular and reserve sub-units. It identified the cost of ownership and use of these sub-units which enabled…

All Change for the Army Reserve

The Chief of the General Staff, General Sir Nicholas Carter, recently gave a widely reported lecture at Chatham House. Many outlets concentrated on the 77th  Brigade aspects but I think one aspect that was under reported was his comments on…

A new model TA

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A guest post from Phil In this article I aim to put across some of my ideas for how a new model TA might manage to bridge the risks inherent in its new role of providing even more of an…

An Alternative TA Model

A guest post from Phil… This explores a possible model for the TA of the future. It is based on the SDSR Army model of 2 light intervention groupings and 5 enduring operations groupings. Since this model is the current…