Part-time soldiers, sailors, airmen and Royal Marines with specialist skills will be activated, says the Ministry of Defence.
Britain is calling up 3,000 reservists for a six-month mobilisation to help in the fight against coronavirus and is putting their civilian employers on notice.
Only part-time soldiers, sailors, airmen and Royal Marines with specialist skills, such as in engineering, logistics and accountancy, will be activated.
Those in the NHS and other frontline services already involved in the government’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic will not be asked to switch into a military uniform.
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