Judge and Jury: Army should be saluted for its admission of race mistakes - The British Army’s latest campaign to target recruitment of ethnic minorities can be a success if it is not seen as too little, too late, says Adrian Wheeler, managing dir
The Army’s new recruitment advertising features non-white faces in
a parody of Lord Kitchener’s famous original poster. The launch of the
ads is accompanied by a set of initiatives designed to eradicate racism
from the ranks - or at least to improve on the one per cent figure which
the Army currently recruits from Britain’s ethnic minorities.