Local stories: Hugh

Hugh always wanted to join the Army, but he never thought he would be a member of the Household Cavalry Mounted Regiment. Find out how Hugh made friends for life while and became a more open and confident person after joining The British Army.

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WHAT IS HARROGATE?

Achieve more than you ever imagined, all before you turn 18. At the Army Foundation College, Harrogate, you can make yourself - and everyone around you - proud.

You'll become a well-rounded Junior Soldier - physically, conceptually and morally, as you learn soldiering skills, undertake adventurous training and develop yourself alongside people who will become friends for life.

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