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Re: British Military Current Events
« Reply #2650 on: May 06, 2017, 09:24:53 »
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........architects of our own destiny.

You were an architect also? Do you know Sajjan? ;D






Just joking. Very good post. :salute: :salute:
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Re: British Military Current Events
« Reply #2651 on: May 06, 2017, 09:48:33 »
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You were an architect also? Do you know Sajjan? ;D






Just joking. Very good post. :salute: :salute:
Those were the days before a lawyer and PAO in every Pl HQ.

Yes, of course. He rescued us at Arnhem and together we ended WW2 in 1944. :)
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Re: British Military Current Events
« Reply #2652 on: May 06, 2017, 10:18:32 »
That must have been the jump over the Rhine conducted early, to end the Second World War in 1944. ;D

(I your point, as heros and architects, you both successfully ended the war early).
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Re: British Military Current Events
« Reply #2653 on: May 25, 2017, 22:44:23 »
Brits in Batus:


Class line of a good article

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“They learn to be at the mercy of the Royal Air Force,” says Mills (Sr Ops O) of the troops’ deployment to Canada.

(Mills seems to have an overall troubled relationship with air power. Later, he noted that BATUS’ helicopters — “unlike anywhere else in the army” — actually show up on time).

http://news.nationalpost.com/news/canada/albertas-british-invasion-massive-military-base-allows-troops-from-u-k-to-replicate-war
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Re: British Military Current Events
« Reply #2654 on: May 26, 2017, 01:34:02 »
Brits in Batus:


Class line of a good article

http://news.nationalpost.com/news/canada/albertas-british-invasion-massive-military-base-allows-troops-from-u-k-to-replicate-war

"In 2008, some bars even shut out British Army soldiers altogether, telling local media that the men couldn’t seem to stop vomiting and peeing everywhere."

Like every Friday night in UK garrison towns, just add 'blood' too :)
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Re: British Military Current Events
« Reply #2655 on: May 28, 2017, 03:06:25 »
'It's almost like being a single mum': The reality of being a Royal Marine wife

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/women/life/its-almost-like-being-a-single-mum-the-reality-of-being-a-royal-marine-wife/
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Re: British Military Current Events
« Reply #2656 on: June 05, 2017, 12:59:03 »
Poor things... I hope they had a hair dryer available for them after hitting 'Peter's Pool'  [:D


England squad spend 48 hours with the Royal Marines in Devon - and it does not look fun


In the build-up to Saturday’s World Cup qualifier against Scotland at Hampden Park, England manager Southgate and his team spent 48 hours on a team bonding session in Devon with the Royal Marines.

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/football/2017/06/05/england-squad-spend-48-hours-royal-marines-devon-does-not/
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Re: British Military Current Events
« Reply #2657 on: June 15, 2017, 12:21:19 »
Shouldn't be too much of a stretch for some of them ;)

Armed SAS troops take to streets disguised as tramps and street sweepers to stop another terror attack

SAS troops armed with Heckler and Koch MP7 guns have been disguised as beggars
They have been stationed at cities across the UK to prevent a terrorist attack
Three attacks have occured this year in London and Manchester, killing 35


Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-4601958/Armed-SAS-troops-disguised-tramps.html#ixzz4k5YHS65b
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Re: British Military Current Events
« Reply #2658 on: June 15, 2017, 12:56:04 »
Shouldn't be too much of a stretch for some of them ;)

Armed SAS troops take to streets disguised as tramps and street sweepers to stop another terror attack

SAS troops armed with Heckler and Koch MP7 guns have been disguised as beggars
They have been stationed at cities across the UK to prevent a terrorist attack
Three attacks have occured this year in London and Manchester, killing 35


Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-4601958/Armed-SAS-troops-disguised-tramps.html#ixzz4k5YHS65b
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Re: British Military Current Events
« Reply #2659 on: June 15, 2017, 14:12:48 »
John Wick come to life.

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Re: British Military Current Events
« Reply #2661 on: June 19, 2017, 11:42:03 »
5 down....

http://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/entry/trooping-the-colour-2017-pictures-video_uk_59451c0be4b06bb7d27372a8?ir=Canada&utm_hp_ref=canada

Haha. Bet those lads are going to be working weekends for the foreseeable future! That and they will never live it down!

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Re: British Military Current Events
« Reply #2662 on: Yesterday at 09:38:48 »
Only 500? Typical lying barsteward....

The East Belfast were particularly evil, twisted psychopaths, and I suppose they still are, but heavily penetrated by under cover operators in comparison to the IRA:

https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2017/jun/23/former-uvf-commander-turned-informer-admits-to-200-terrorist-offences-gary-haggarty-murders
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Re: British Military Current Events
« Reply #2663 on: Yesterday at 12:34:16 »
A court martial is underway after two Army officers started a fire at their barracks by firing flares during a drunken party.

Forces News revealed details of the incident last year, which saw the pair taking kayaks into a swimming pool and firing flares at each other.

It's now emerged that the officers had been attempting to have 'gladiator fights', centred around the pool.

http://www.forces.net/news/army/reckless-court-martial-officers-who-started-fire-drunken-party

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Re: British Military Current Events
« Reply #2664 on: Yesterday at 12:38:17 »
A court martial is underway after two Army officers started a fire at their barracks by firing flares during a drunken party.

Forces News revealed details of the incident last year, which saw the pair taking kayaks into a swimming pool and firing flares at each other.

It's now emerged that the officers had been attempting to have 'gladiator fights', centred around the pool.

http://www.forces.net/news/army/reckless-court-martial-officers-who-started-fire-drunken-party

Every day I thank the Gawds of technology for the lack of social media back in my day... ;)
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