I have needed Carpenters. I have needed plumbers. I have needed electricians. I have needed a mechanic more than a couple of times. Never once in my 60 years on this planet have I needed a political scientist (whatever TF that is), a CPA, or an astrophysicist. Very seldom have I needed a...
So, PMC enters the mess every day, Monday to Friday to do PMC stuff. No vacc check. PMC goes to a wedding reception at the mess on a Saturday and is required to show vacc proof. Monday, back to PMC stuff, no check. Am I reading that correctly? Same for bar staff?
Troops hate to wear DEU and see it as punishment because
a) it’s uncomfortable
b) it’s high maintenance, and
c) it’s expensive to replace. Oh, and
d) the boots suck
That said, I didn’t mind wearing it when it was required, parades and whatnot. It didn’t bother me to wear it for final out...
I both overheard and witnessed the Sgt mafia plotting to destroy a young troop commander for no other reason than he didn't "look like he belonged in the regiment" in the mid 90s. No shit. And it wasn't an uncommon occurrence. Young officers came to the regiment with an unhealthy dislike for...
What’s the difference between this and when Sarah Ferguson was failing miserably in the pop charts against her much loved paragon of ALL the virtues sister in law? The press plays favourites, not everyone gets the trophy, no matter how much we all deserve it.