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Force Atlantic: Harrogate Army Foundation College to recruit junior soldier for 3,000 mile Atlantic rowing challenge

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The first official team to represent the British Army in a 3,000 mile rowing challenge across the Atlantic is set to recruit its final member - who will be the youngest serviceman to ever undertake such a challenge in the world.

A junior soldier is to be selected from among the recruits of the Army Foundation College (AFC) in Harrogate later this year, joining the ranks of staff taking part in the Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge - which sees rowers setting off from the Canary Islands, to a finish line in Antigua.

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