Army Rumour Service
I thought I'd just write a few words explaining what the Forces Pension Society is and what we do.
National newspapers, television and radio have reported the Forces Pension Societys campaign in its fight for fairness for the Armed Forces, serving and retired; in particular for those who will be hardest hit by the Governments changes to Armed Forces pension schemes.
The Forces Pension Society is a not-for-profit organisation and is the only independent, authoritative source of occupational pension advice. Through our Pension Helpline we deal with hundreds of queries every month; many of them complex. And increasingly we deal with queries about when...
Livingstone on LBC Radio this morning.
According to him the British Army is discredited after Iraq and Afghanistan and, if boots are required on the ground in Syria, we should do the decent thing and ask the Chinese.
"Livingstone, who is co-chairing a review of Labour’s defence policy, made the comments on his LBC show during a discussion on British military intervention on Syria, in which he argued that bombing could not work without the presence of troops on the ground. ......
Another email in today. This one letting us know about a new film review show which is available online at Forces TV. Further information and episode six to view below:
A new film review show on Forces TV. In this week's Little Film Show former Royal Marine Cassidy Little reviews Black Mass, The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2 and Christmas With The Coopers.
We chat to some of the cast of The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2 about the final part of the epic sci-fi war film franchise......
Never mind SDSR 2015 or #coffeegate, the big military news of today is that Hexamine is being replaced.....
The UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) has awarded a four year contract to the UK-based survival equipment specialists, BCB International Ltd, for the supply of a new operational ration cooker and fuel. BCB’s ‘FireDragon’ fuel is an innovative solid biofuel made from ethanol.
The contract marks a move away from hexamine fuel which the MoD supplied to troops for over forty years for cooking in the field. Hexamine was a potentially dangerous and outdated substance which was made outside the UK......