Army Reserve Musicians’ Retirement Age Increased

The retirement age for Army Reserve musicians has been increased to bring it in line with the rest of the Corps of Army Music. Soldiers and officers can now serve until the day before they turn 65 without the need for an overage extension request. Previously, they could only serve until they were 55 and… Read More

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Musicians Say What…

The contraction witnessed in the numbers of personnel in modern standing armies means that army musicians, when not playing dirges for dead prime ministers, are increasingly deployed in combat roles. The occupational health department of the UKs Ministry of Defence thought that it was important to determine whether its musicians were experiencing hearing loss as… Read More