Raw Recruits: Squaddies at 16 (2016): S01E03

Introduction A group of Britain’s toughest teens go through one of the most intense soldier training programmes in the world. Following the recruits of Army Foundation College in Harrogate as they begin their basic army training. Outline The rookies confront the realities of soldiering and the difficult truths associated with it – that they will… Read More

Raw Recruits: Squaddies at 16 (2016): S01E02

Introduction A group of Britain’s toughest teens go through one of the most intense soldier training programmes in the world. Following the recruits of Army Foundation College in Harrogate as they begin their basic army training. Outline The rookies of 19 Platoon continue their Phase 1 training travelling to Catterick, North Yorkshire to spend 3… Read More

Raw Recruits: Squaddies at 16 (2016): S01E01

Introduction A group of Britain’s toughest teens go through one of the most intense soldier training programmes in the world. Following the recruits of Army Foundation College in Harrogate as they begin their basic army training. Outline On the first day the physical demands are high for the new recruits as they are pushed to… Read More

Raw Recruits: Squaddies at 16 Documentary Series Overview

Introduction A group of Britain’s toughest teens go through one of the most intense soldier training programmes in the world. Following the recruits of Army Foundation College in Harrogate as they begin their basic army training. Outline Documentary series following a batch of fresh-faced teenage recruits going through the British Army’s basic training. Each one… Read More

Full Metal Jacket (1987)

Introduction Full Metal Jacket is a 1987 war film directed, co-written, and produced by Stanley Kubrick and starring Matthew Modine, R. Lee Ermey, Vincent D’Onofrio and Adam Baldwin. The screenplay by Kubrick, Michael Herr, and Gustav Hasford was based on Hasford’s novel The Short-Timers (1979). The storyline follows a platoon of US Marines through their… Read More

Starting Strong (2016): S03E10 – Indirect Fire Infantryman

Introduction Series 03 follows young men and women as they spend three exciting days immersed in the United States Army in order to make one life-altering decision. Outline Series 03, Episode 10 College student D’Angelo Murray must dig deep to pass his most challenging course yet: the US Army. Starting Strong Series A full index… Read More

Starting Strong (2016): S03E09 – Military Police

Introduction Series 03 follows young men and women as they spend three exciting days immersed in the United States Army in order to make one life-altering decision. Outline Series 03, Episode 09 Parker Smith, aspiring law enforcer, must see if he has what it takes to be a part of the Military police. Starting Strong… Read More

Starting Strong (2016): S03E08 – Judge Advocate Generals’ Corps Attorney

Introduction Series 03 follows young men and women as they spend three exciting days immersed in the United States Army in order to make one life-altering decision. Outline Series 03, Episode 08 Inam Rabbani wants to make a difference through law; will that be with the US Army, or will he be dismissed? Starting Strong… Read More

Starting Strong (2016): S03E07 – Satellite Communications Systems Operator/Maintainer

Introduction Series 03 follows young men and women as they spend three exciting days immersed in the United States Army in order to make one life-altering decision. Outline Series 03, Episode 07 Will the Army satisfy Whitney Smith’s career goals, or will she take her skills and education elsewhere? Starting Strong Series A full index… Read More

Starting Strong (2016): S03E06 – Diver

Introduction Series 03 follows young men and women as they spend three exciting days immersed in the United States Army in order to make one life-altering decision. Outline Series 03, Episode 06 Isabel Sorensen, an experienced scuba diver, challenges herself and tests her skills with the US Army. Starting Strong Series A full index of… Read More