In a few weeks, the next cohort of brand new Gurkha recruits will be departing Nepal bound for Catterick.
Ahead of their arrival, each day this week, we'll be meeting some of last year's recruits as they remember their time spent at Catterick.
Using footage they shot themselves, Hannah King and the class of 2016 look back on the Gurkha year.
In this the first of five features, Hannah takes the recruits right back to the moment they found out they'd got into the British Army.
They leave Nepal having never before seen tarmacked roads or multi-storey buildings and spend the next nine months of their lives in Catterick, thousands of miles from home...