Soldier TACOS now in One Publication

The major elements of terms of service policy have been put into one publication. Soldier Terms of Service has information on engagements, promotion, assignments, transfers and career opportunities. It is available now on Defence Connect. Reference Soldier. (2020) Terms Made Simple. Soldier: Magazine of the British Army. August 2020, pp.14. Advertisements

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Types of Engagement in the British Army

1.0    Introduction This article provides an overview of the types of engagement available in the British Army, specifically the Regular Army. 2.0     What are the Types of Engagement? Personnel in the Regular force of the British Army can be enlisted on one of the following types of engagement: Short Service; Versatile; and/or Local Service. 3.0    … Read More

What is the Criteria for Converting from an Open Engagement to a Versatile Engagement?

The criteria for personnel to convert from a 22-year Open Engagement (OE) to a 24-year Versatile Engagement (VEng), or longer term of service, varies according to the needs of the individual arm/service and branch of military service. The exact criteria for each can be found in this document: FOI – Terms of Service, 22 Year… Read More