A Special Observer is a unique and immensely rewarding role.
Service is open to all arms and services, both regular and reserve, subject to completion of the Surveillance and Reconnaissance Patrol course.
Service as a Special Observer qualifies personnel for additional pay and specialist courses.
Personnel serving as a Reservist in the British Army, Royal Navy or RAF Reserve, or a Regular soldier considering a transfer to the Army Reserve, and are interested in pursuing a career as a Special Observer contact the HAC:
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org or
- Phone: 020 7448 0703.
The next Surveillance and Reconnaissance Patrol course for Reservists runs from March 2020 to November 2020.
Regular personnel interested in pursuing a career as a Special Observer should contact 4/73 (Special OP) Battery:
- Email: 5RA-473BTY-BTO@mod.gov.uk; or
- Phone: 01748 875 639.