Army Rumour Service
A Chinook helicopter taking part in Exercise Joint Warrior has accidentally dropped a box of rations hundreds of feet into a field, just 100 yards from the M4.
The transport helicopter dropped a box of supplies hundreds of feet, scattering rations ranging from dried meals to Tabasco sauce and boiled sweets among sheep grazing in a field.
The slip from an underslung cargo net was photographed by a retired couple watching the helicopters taking part in Exercise Joint Warrior
Dad was with the 88th Field Regiment RA, TA in Europe, then out of Dunkirk and to Nth Malaya then POW of Japanese. He told me he had to paint to keep sane.
When he passed away recently we found over 300 paintings he did of Europe and Malaya and life as a POW, many are cartoons depicting the opposite of what he was living in.
He also wrote some of the Regiment's history for 50th Anniversary of the Fall of Singapore (that was 20 years ago) but is on the web with his artwork. We as a family have ......
The Army versus Navy Match is the annual rugby union match played between the senior XV teams of the Royal Navy and British Army.
It marks the culmination of the annual Inter-Services Competition as no-one ever goes to the matches against the Royal Air Force!
This year its going to be held on May the 9th. Looks like it will be another sell out .....
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