| I must say, they chose to join the forces, conscription when out about
| 40 years ago, sign on that dotted line and you accept that you might
| end up offering the ultimate sacrifice.
But the careers master never said anything about getting killed when he
showed the recruitment video. It was all about having fun driving big
lorries through the mud and getting bevvied in the bar afterwards.
From the Army Recruitment FAQ:
Q. I cannot tie my own shoelaces. Is there a place for me in the Modern
A. You do not have to be able to tie your own shoelaces before you join the
Army. As part of basic training your friendly and supportive Corporal will
take you very gently and patiently through the steps involved in tying
shoelaces on a shoelace simulator. Only when you are confident that you have
completed this stage will you be expected to practice with deactivated