SAS advertises for women reservists for the first time

SAS recruits women for the first time but they'll have to pass the same tough tests as men Job demands applicants to 'commit to intense and extended training demands'  SAS is seeking volunteers aged 18 to 42 for its 21 and 23 reserve squadrons   Both sexes must be able to pass tough tests, including an eight-mile march 

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Published: 22:03 GMT, 31 January 2020 | Updated: 03:26 GMT, 1 February 2020

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The SAS is advertising for female reservists for the first time.

An advert on the Army's job website says applicants must be prepared 'to commit to intense and extended training demands'. 

The first course will begin in June. And online advertising for Special Forces reservists has been updated to state 'male and female' recruits are welcome.

The SAS is seeking volunteers for its 21 and 23 reserve squadrons, who must be aged between 17 years and nine months and 42 for those with no previous experience, or up to 50 years old if they have previously served in the

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