Army Rumour Service
Just out of curiosity?
(I hope this is the right thread for this)
And I don't mean this in the "who's got the biggest dick contest", but just in general like training, deployments ect. I read a book about a Legionaire (Simmon Murray, an excelent book I have to say), from his time in 2 REP he had completed something in the region of 75 jumps which seems a lot and this was forthy years ago!...
A retired army general is being sued over the death of a Catholic minibus driver at the height of the Troubles in Northern Ireland.
Legal papers have been served on Sir Frank Kitson and the Ministry of Defence accusing them of complicity in the February 1973 attack by loyalist paramilitaries. The MoD said there was no evidence to support the allegations.
Eugene “Paddy” Heenan, 47, was killed when a grenade was thrown into the vehicle carrying him and 14 others to a building site in east Belfast. His widow, Mary, is taking the action.
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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