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- The Territorial Army is the British Army's organized reserve, as opposed to the Regular Reserve, which provides individual members to regular units.
- Under the Army reforms of 1908, the Territorial Army was formed and organised into regional Divisions, area Brigades and local Battalions.
- The oldest surviving regiment in the British Army is the Honourable Artillery Company (given a royal charter in 1537), now a Territorial Army unit.
- At the end of 2005 the 4th Battalion dropped the word 'Volunteer' from its unit title, although it still forms part of the Territorial Army.
- A Permanent Staff Instructor is a senior member of the full time British Army, selected to teach the Reserve and Territorial Army soldiers.
- There is also a Reserve Commando Course run for members of the Royal Marines Reserve and Commando units of the Territorial Army.
- The bulk of the battalions formed for the First World War were disbanded outright, but several were reconstituted in the Territorial Army.
- The Territorial Army (TA) i s a voluntary part-time civilian force which plays a useful role in the defence of the country.
- All units within the service are either Regular (full-time) or Territorial Army (part-time), or a combination with sub-units of each type.
- A large number of Territorial Army soldiers have been deployed for a variety of tasks, both as individuals serving and as formed units.
- The full-time element of the British Army has also been referred to as the Regular Army since the creation of the reservist Territorial Army in 1908.
- The regular British Army had a strength of 106,200 in April, 2007, while its reserve component, the Territorial Army, numbered 38,500.
- However, in 2004 the Minister of Defence announced that the Foot Guards would gain a reserve (or Territorial Army) battalion, the London Regiment.
- The annual budget of the Territorial Army is approximately £350 million – around 1.3% of the total defence budget .
- It is broadly split into the Regular Army (full-time soldiers and units) and the Territorial Army (part-time soldiers and units).
- The professional British Army has also been referred to as the Regular Army since the creation of the Territorial Army.
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