1982 CEFO and CEMO plus a special treat of an SLR

Discussion in 'Weapons, Equipment & Rations' started by Guns, May 6, 2012.

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  1. Guns

    Guns LE Moderator Book Reviewer
    1. The Royal Navy

    This weekend at Pompy dockyard some Falklands remembrance event.

    Enjoy and for some of you file it in the **** bank

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  2. I always thought the 'C' in CEMO and CEFO stood for 'Combat'?
    Besides. I'd like to see them fit all of that kit in the tiny bergan. Plus ammo.
  3. Not Combat; it's defo complete.
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  4. I've though 'Combat' for the last 26 years, but hey, WTF do I know
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  5. Ammo would have been festooned about your person in bandoliers with full mags shoved anywhere and everywhere with a pocket.

    I have also seen "CEFO" and "CEMO" with the C as "Combat" on posters and in the PAM for as long as I can remember although I am not that old so it could be a case of chinese whispers that ended up in the training manual over time.
  6. Brotherton Lad

    Brotherton Lad LE Reviewer

    In my time I've seen FO only to mean Fighting Order; MO I've seen as Marching Order and Movement Order.

    CE I've seen as Complete Equipment, Combat Equipment and Central European.

    What this thread needs is an old QM.
  7. It was always 'combat' for me too. 'Complete' makes more sense though, every day's a school day.
  8. I understood it to mean Central European.
    I have a mate who was QM. I'll ask.
  9. I thought Fighting order was Jeans, T-shirt and trainers?
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  10. Jeans, T-shirt and dezzies...
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  11. My remiss! :)
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  12. The chap in the photo is also missing his porno moustache.
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  13. Jeans, regi sweatshirt & dezzies
  14. Brotherton Lad

    Brotherton Lad LE Reviewer

    Anyway, did any SLR in the Regular Army of 1982 still have wooden furniture?
  15. Yes Devex, I remember the phots and deffo Combat!!