Soldier & Citizen…

“When we assumed the Soldier, We did not lay aside the Citizen.” George Washington (1732 to 1799), speaking to the New York Legislature in 1775 General George Washington, also called Father of His Country, was an American general and commander in chief of the colonial armies in the American Revolution (1775-1783) and subsequently first president… Read More

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The Citizenship Test and Foreign & Commonwealth Personnel

The introduction of the Citizenship (Armed Forces) Act 2014 allows the home secretary to waive the requirement for foreign and Commonwealth personnel applying for naturalisation to be in the UK on day one of the five year qualifying period, provided they are serving overseas with the British military. However, applying for citizenship is not required for service in… Read More