Here you’ll find a few common myths about army life – and what the evidence actually shows.
Career and pay
It’s often said that the army is a job for life with a wage that compares well with civilian jobs. How true is this?
Joining the military is often said to put a stop to antisocial behaviour among young people. Does it?
The media often show veterans as people with poor mental health, while the government insist that soldiers are no worse off than civilians.
It’s often said that veterans are more likely than non-veterans to become homeless.