WITH GCSE results now due, thousands of 16-year-olds are busy thinking about their future - with a mind blowing selection of choices to consider.
But how many have thought about pursuing a career with the Army - one of the largest employers in the UK?
If you think the Army is just about physical training and combat it's time to think again, according to Major Johnson, who is responsible for Army recruitment in the Midlands.
Major Johnson said: "We've been busy talking to dozens of teenagers waiting for their GCSE results at our Armed Forces Career Offices here in the West Midlands. They are amazed by the range of opportunities available to them.