'Different world outside military'
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'Completely different world outside military'

The Army is "lagging behind" the RAF and Navy in making sure its personnel have the skills and recognised qualifications to help them get jobs when they leave, it has been claimed.

Bridgend MP Madeleine Moon, a recent member of the Commons defence select committee, said the infantry in particular needed to do more.

This was echoed by a Welsh specialist ex-forces training company.

The Army has been asked for comment.

Francesca Burrows, from Skewen near Neath, found work teaching first aid after serving for 12 years.

  • 03 Aug 2017
  • From the section Wales