NEWS

FEBRUARY 17TH 2015

ARMY RESERVE CENTRE OPENS ITS DOORS IN LINCOLN

An Army Reserve Centre in Lincoln is opening its doors to local people who want to find out more about becoming a Reservist.

160 (Lincoln) Transport Squadron, Royal Logistic Corps, are a newly formed unit and are holding an open day on Saturday 21 February from 10am to 3pm at Sobraon Barracks in Lincoln LN1 3PY to promote the unit opening.

There are a number of different activities planned to take place on the day including attendees being able to view a mobile operations office, weapons display, vehicle display and chef stand as well as being able to speak to Reservists in person and ask any questions they may have.

The squadron is looking to recruit both male and female Reservists aged from 18 to 50 years old and there are a variety of roles available for drivers, chefs, clerical staff and medical professionals.

Captain Bruce Saunderson from 160 Transport Squadron said: “The open day is aimed at recruiting individuals from the surrounding area to join our newly formed unit. There will be lots of information available to attendees on the day so we hope anyone who is potentially interested in joining us comes along to find out more. No experience is needed to become a Reservist, although individuals need to be committed and want to learn new skills.

“We will have two 15 and 6 tonne HGVs on site for potential Reservists to see and we can provide details about how those joining us could work towards a variety of driving qualifications through their Army Reserve training.

“No booking is required for the open day so feel free to pop along anytime from 10am to 3pm on Saturday.”

To find out more about the Army Reserve visit www.army.mod.uk

To learn more about 160 Transport Squadron call 01522 529082.