Training going well, says minister
The first group of new British Army reservists in the Isle of Man could be swearing their oath of allegiance by the autumn.
Home Affairs Minister Juan Watterson says good progress is being made by those who have signed up already.
Earlier this year, the army launched a recrtuitment drive on the Island to set up a Manx reserve unit.
Mr Watterson says training is taking place on a Wednesday night at the NSC, which anyone is welcome to go down to: