For the various qual/skill badges that will come about.... Agreed.
Div/Bde patches are to be issued. But then, does anyone (outside the Good Idea Fairy Office) really want Div and/or Bde patches anyway?
Yay. Another "squirrel" to distract away from the larger failings of our procurement system.
Can't deliver vehicles on time.
Can't buy (new) fighters.
Can't buy (good) boots.
But hey, here are some nifty velcro garrison badges. See! The system works.
But then again, I...
That's my take on it in general. Full text of the bill is here:
Non-Restricted and Restricted classes would be gone. Replaced by "Hunting" and "Circumscribed".
Circumscribed is effectively Restricted...
It was not built on the Gen-III LAV platform. The LAV-105 vehicle in the photo was built on a modified USMC LAV-25 chassis, originally built by Diesel Division General Motors. (And which, after being sold by GM, became General Dynamics Land Systems - Canada. Not General Dynamics Canada, the...
On an old Judas Priest kick lately. Updated my catalog with downloads of some of their 1970's albums I last had (ok, still have) on cassette.
I'd forgotten how solid Stained Class is. Halford did a pretty mean live version of the title track with his solo band.
New album and tour in the...
I lived there for a while a few years back. Not in Sydney, but I spent a fair bit of time there.
Dirt Digger covered it off pretty well, but a couple of other ideas:
Fort Denison - The small island in harbour with the Martello Tower. The ferry runs there from Circular Quay.
If you can get...