I heard a nasty rumour that 29 Cdo Regt is to lose the Commando role next year. Hopefully this is unsubstantiated. Can anyone shed any light on it?
The glorious 148th of foot are the naval gunfire specialists within 29 cdo and I doubt very much they will lose the commando role as its a specialist role and not really one that can be done by anyone, the same as the Para role.FieldDiscipline said:Do 29 not provide Naval Gunfire Observers? Point taken with the airborne gunners. They'll be soooo chuffed.
Makes no odds where the brigade moves to! They tried moving 29 up to Chivenor a few years ago but no accom, quite simply 29 belong to 3 Commando Bde and will stay with them for the long term future.kayak8889 said:It won't happen unless the goverment chuck 3 cdo out of plymouth. Although Devonport dockyard is struggling with obtaining goverment contracts, and is looking at possible future closures since Gordon Browns constituancy in strathcylde just happens to be getting these contracts-what a suprise.
148 battery are forward observers which can deploy on ship,but are separate from 29 cdo, as they're now based with boys in Poole and not plymouth with kirkee and alma batterys.
well said threaders. outstanding dont talk shit about something you have noi idea aboutthreaders_vm said: