British Army Late Entry Officer Process to be Centralised

The process for applying for a late entry (LE) commission as a Regular has been changed. Would-be officers will now attend a centralised senior soldier assessment board (SSAB) instead of cap badges running separate events. The first SSAB will be held in August at the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst and a virtual briefing will take… Read More


Some Statistics for the Royal Army Veterinary Corps (RAVC) (2018)

As of 01 January 2018, the Royal Army Veterinary Corps (RAVC) had the following personnel in the roles of dog handler and veterinary technician (Table 1). Table 1: Soldier liability by rank and trade Trade/Rank Pte LCpl Cpl Sgt SSgt WO2 WO1 Dog Handler 133 72 51 32 16 [1] [1] Veterinary Technician 1 5 6 4… Read More

How Many Applications were received for LE Commission into REME?

Table 1 outlines the number of application for a Late Entry (LE) commission into the Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineer (REME) between 2014 and 2017. Table 1: No. of REME LE commission applications Year 2014 2015 2016 2017 Applications (from REME personnel) 40 40 30 60 Applications (Other Cap Badges) – – – – Commissions… Read More

REME LE Officer Statistics, 2014-2017

Table 1 outlines the number of Late Entry (LE) Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers (REME) officers for 2017. Table 1: No. of REME LE Officers for 2017 Rank Captain Major Lieutenant Colonel Total Number 110 110 10 230 Table 2 outlines the percentage of serving LE REME officers eligible for conversion from an IRC (LE)… Read More