The majority of Army officers have considered resigning because of continuous operations in Iraq and Afghanistan, a Ministry of Defence survey has admitted.
Two-thirds of officers and 40 per cent of other ranks questioned said constant operations had fuelled their intention to quit the Army.
With six-month long tours, which require at least six months hard training beforehand, little time is left for troops to spend with their families. There are 14,000 troops serving in Iraq and Afghanistan.
Overstretched Army officers consider quitting