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

The A13 has severe delays this evening and remains partially closed following an earlier oil spill.

One stand missing and rubble all over the pitch.

12:30

The Mayor of Newham, Sir Robin Wales, welcomed families into the first properties built directly by Newham Council in 30 years.

Robin

A woman accused of stabbing two people in the Stratford Centre has appeared in court.

Snaresbrook Crown Court

Newsletter Sign Up

Most read news

HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists

Competitions

Cosmetics, toiletries, vitamins and more. Boots is the number one choice when it comes to purchasing daily essentials.

Read more

If you’re obsessed with Apple or just love a good gadget, this is a prize that will blow you away! An incredible £3,333 to spend on Apple goodies! How would you like to be the proud new owner of the Apple Watch?

Read more

Digital Edition

cover

Enjoy the
Newham Recorder
e-edition today

Subscribe

Education and Training

cover

Read the
Education and Training
e-edition today

Read Now