Territorial Army - Wick Platoon
36 Dempster Street, Wick, Caithness
About The TA
Age Limits For The TA
AGE: To Join The TA As A Soldier, You Need To Be Between 17 And 32. The
Upper Age Limit May Not Apply To You If You Have An Appropriate Specialist
Skill, Certain Professional Qualifications Or Previous Military
Experience. The Minimum Age To Be Commissioned As An Officer Is 18 Years
(21 For Nurses).
And Sustained Fire
The Wick Platoon Are The Only TA Detachment In The Highlands To Be Given
The Added Role Of Sustained Fire (SF) Platoon. The Platoon Has Won
Countless SF Competitions In The Past
Who Joins The TA?
The TA Is A Rewarding And Challenging Experience That Enriches The Lives
Of More Than 40,000 Individuals Nationwide. These Are Everyday People,
Just Like You, Determined To Get The Most Out Of Life. They Are Team
Players Who Like Doing New Things, Developing New Skills And Meeting New
People. In Caithness TA members work in shops, offices, hotels,
farms, UKAEA and many other places. They have different
backgrounds and experience in their civilian jobs and get together weekly
for training and regularly for adventure training, camps and much more.