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They kept my morale up and had a bit of banter when they found out I was an army reservist. Times, Sunday Times (2017)The government has accepted that it costs more to train reservists than their regular counterparts. Times, Sunday Times (2013)All reservists are deployed at least once during their term of service. The Sun (2013)The changes are aimed at raising the number of army reservists. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Others feared that the cuts would mean that army reservists could be drafted back into action. Times, Sunday Times (2011)And reservists continue to serve today on the front line in Afghanistan. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The MoD said that it would begin recruiting cyber reservists from next month. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Ministers plan to offset the reduction by recruiting 30,000 reservists. The Sun (2014)Some town halls do offer discounts for special constables, army reservists and poorer families. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The MoD emphasised that the vast majority of employers loyally supported reservists working for them. Times, Sunday Times (2006)A coroner concluded that the three reservists died as a result of neglect. Times, Sunday Times (2016)We are indebted to all those who serve as reservists, and to their employers who make such a commitment possible. Times, Sunday Times (2009)He also continued as a reservist for three years when he returned to the UK. The Sun (2011)The tough trade-off is not between regular troops and reservists, but between manpower and technology. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Tens of thousands of soldiers, police, prison guards and army reservists were deployed. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The number of days a reservist served depended on the army's need for men and on the willingness of the reservists to volunteer for extra duty. Charles Glass The Tribes Triumphant (2006)Negotiations are stalled, and yesterday the army mobilised more reservists; a sign that generals expect a lengthy campaign. Times, Sunday Times (2014)More people were also required with the ability to work in such a high-risk environment - a role that soldiers and reservists could fill. Times, Sunday Times (2014)ARMY reservists are being recruited so slowly it will take 38 years to get the service up to strength, figures claim. The Sun (2014)

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