Army Rumour Service
Dr Jim has published a new piece in the Journal of Military Operations around C2. Some lovely tart comments in there such as
I know a number of Generals personally.... Of those, some are mediocre and some are inept. To be clear, inept commanders have commanded formations on international operations.
... it is quite clear there should be almost nobody in any HQ should be above the rank of Major....
Today's Daily Telegraph reports that the Ministry of Defence has been "forced" to accept a four day visit of military experts from Moscow under a "European arms control treaty".
The newspaper says that Russian military experts have arrived at RAF Lossiemouth to attend Exercise Joint Warrior. The MoD said that the Russian team will be accompanied at all times and will not be given access to sensitive information.
As many here will know, these "European" arms control treaties are nothing to do with the EU, and the USA are signatories.
Conscious that there have already been a couple of threads highlighting parliamentary candidates who have served in the Armed Forces, I thought it would be useful to list and discuss them all in one place.
It's a brave thing to do. I'm certain their service will help them both in terms of ability, and gaining votes. Best of luck to them all.
Here's a couple...
Tom Tugendhat MBE