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it seems the red tabs are under attack. Whilst we have more senior officers than needed for our combat units have the politicians forgotten, as they strive to win votes, than many red tabs are busy representing UK defence industries across the world and representing/ flogging UK
Wish the NHS would do the same.
A Whitehall row has erupted after a former defence minister said officials were secretly looking at dramatically cutting the British Army to as few as 60,000 soldiers.
Sir Nick Harvey said the radical reduction was being examined by the Ministry of Defence because the department faces an impending “financial crunch” after the election.
The Liberal Democrat MP, who was Armed Forces minister until 2012, said possible cuts were being tested because the defence budget was likely to be badly hit again by austerity cuts made by any new parliament.
What is the Armed Forces Cushiest Billet?
I think I've found it! - How about 'Captain of HMS Victory'?
What on Earth can he do all day? His ship doesn't go anywhere and he has a crew of about half a dozen Mess waiters.
Good work, if you can get it.
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