With three sons and a business to run you’d be forgiven for thinking Lynden Robinson had enough to do, but the single dad also volunteers as an Army Reservist and has done for the past 35 years.
Serving in the Reserve Forces can often become a stepping stone to getting a full or part-time civilian job, and even a new direction in your life. This was the case for two ‘tecchies’ from Sheffield who serve at Army Reserve communications unit 37 Signal Regiment.
Corporal Paul Collins is one of the longest currently serving reservists in the region, having joined the Army Reserves in 1977 in what was then known as the Yorkshire Volunteers.
With Armed Forces day fast approaching, towns and cities have started to mobilise to show their appreciation for the UK’s Armed Forces.