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Army: Training

Volume 475: debated on Monday 28 April 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence what the (a) shortest and (b) average number of months between the completion of Phase 2 training and the deployment of personnel in the Army was for the latest period for which figures are available. (200938)

All soldiers are deployed or ‘posted’ directly to their parent unit upon completion of Phase 2 training. Data on time between completion of Phase 2 training and deployment on a operational tour is not readily available.