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From Paratrooper to Padre - two very different leaps of faith, one calling

Reservist Julian Hendy-Ibbs at Arnhem

Following a call to ordination in the Church of England, life took an unusual twist when civil servant Julian Hendy-Ibbs signed up to become a part-time paratrooper I’m Lance Corporal Julian Hendy-Ibbs, I serve with Signals Platoon, HQ Company, 4PARA …

Serving Queen and Country in Your Spare Time 

Reservists on parade in Horse Guards

Thousands of Civil Servants are part-time members of the Armed Forces – but what motivates them, and what do they gain from it? Civil Servant James Waller joined the Naval Reserves more than 20 years ago and hasn't looked back. …