Search

Territorial Army recruit at Westfield Stratford

19:09 18 February 2013

Screen in Westfield Stratford City streaming action from the front line.

Screen in Westfield Stratford City streaming action from the front line.

Archant

Shoppers were treated to live footage from war zones in Westfield Stratford City on Saturday courtesy of local reservists with the Territorial Army (TA).

Sergeant Kevin O’Gorman, from Kentish Town,  LCpl Rob Hutton from Surbiton and LCpl Caryn Davis, who lives in Canning Town.Sergeant Kevin O’Gorman, from Kentish Town, LCpl Rob Hutton from Surbiton and LCpl Caryn Davis, who lives in Canning Town.

The Rifles, from G Company Battalion based at the TA Centre in Portway, West Ham, helped to launch a new recruitment campaign in the shopping complex by airing advertisements live from military operations in Afghanistan.

To kick off the TA Live campaign, the reservists played live links of around a minute at a time to transport shoppers directly to the front line where they were able to witness TA soldiers carrying out their everyday duties alongside their counterparts in the infantry.

Sergeant Kevin O’Gorman, 32, who has completed operational tours in Kosovo, Iraq, and Afghanistan, said: “G Company at Portway are holding our own TA Live open evenings each Tuesday evening over the next month, and a big event on March 26 at the TA Centre, so anyone can pop along or call.”

Find out more by calling 020 8472 0140 or visit www.army.mod.uk/join.

0 comments

Latest Newham News Stories

Yesterday, 16:39
Lesley Knight, Terence Stamp, Lesley Grainger and Colin Grainger at the reunion

Former Plaistow Grammar School students staged a reunion to mark the school’s 90th anniversary on Saturday.

Yesterday, 12:17
Two men attended an east London hospital with gunshot injuries on Saturday. Picture: Joe Giddens/PA images

Police are investigating a double shooting after two men in their early 20s were shot in Newham.

Yesterday, 09:50
Police would like to speak to anyone who witnessed this road collision or the moments leading up to it. Picture: London Ambulance Service

A motorcyclist has been left in a critical condition following a collision with a car on Barking Road.

London hospital
Yesterday, 07:00
Zain Umer

University of East London student Zain Umer is heading to one of the world’s largest refugee camps this summer.

University of East London

Newsletter Sign Up

Most read news

HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists

Competitions

Win a BMW 1 series

There are fewer cars currently on the market more stylish and exciting than the BMW. Known all over the world as one of the best car manufacturers, the BMW is renowned for sleek designs and fantastic high quality workmanship.

Read more
Kindle 7 inch tablet

Are you looking for a brand new gadget to help you stay connected on the go and make that long journey home a bit more entertaining? Look no further. MyOffers is giving you the chance to win 1 of 50 Kindle Fire 7” Display Tablets! That’s 50 times more chances to win, so hurry up and enter our competition today and you could be one of our lucky winners!

Read more

Digital Edition

cover

Enjoy the
Newham Recorder
e-edition today

Subscribe