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Being a '''Commando''', normally refers to the [[Royal Marines]], although the '''[[All Arms Commando Course]]''' is avaliable to all branches of the Armed Forces.
 
Being a '''Commando''', normally refers to the [[Royal Marines]], although the '''[[All Arms Commando Course]]''' is avaliable to all branches of the Armed Forces.
 
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* [[Australian Commandos]]
 
* [[Australian Commandos]]
 
==But can also refer to one of three things:==
 
 
* 'Going Commando' means not wearing any underwear, as is much in evidence during the annual Royal Marines Roll-mat Fighting Championships.
 
 
* The Dutch settlers in [[South Africa]] during the Boer War were also known as Commandos.
 
 
*The [[Graham Eckerman|Con-mando]]
 
 
* The cheesy 1985 movie ''Commando'' was a startlingly homo-erotic lurve fest starring [[Arnold Schwarzenegger]] and [[Vernon Wells]], an [[Australians|Aussie]] bloke with a beer-gut and a diaphanous chain-mail vest [''Looked more like a string vest to me - chain mail's not like that!''], through which [[RTFQ]] could eat an apple!
 
 
Apparently there is a connection.
 

Revision as of 16:48, 29 March 2011


Being a Commando, normally refers to the Royal Marines, although the All Arms Commando Course is avaliable to all branches of the Armed Forces.

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See Also

  • Combined Operations Headquaters