Squadron zaps? Apparently one of the US carriers had an aircraft from another carrier land there for a top up or a bit of tech assistance. It got back to the home carrier covered in stickers from the host squadron.
Not as miffed as a returning husband finding one on the back of the headboard.
I was just about to tag you ref Fred!
When I was in 204 in Traz, the blokes used to have little white stickers with a 4 Bde black rat and 4 Armoured Brigade Hell for Leather on. They used to stick them on the back of headboards if they’d been Pad shaggingNot as miffed as a returning husband finding one on the back of the headboard.
The RCT in the 70's prided themselves on being big drinkers and being able to avoid being nicked for drink driving.60 Sqn RCT used to be in Catterick Garrison during the early 90s, which may tie in with the A1 connection.
60 Sqn RCT used to be in Catterick Garrison during the early 90s, which may tie in with the A1 connection.
If you can find it I would love to see a photo of the shirt!4th Troop B Squadron 15th/19th The King's Royal Hussars had tee shirts made bearing a mushroom and this logo on our 76-7 UNFICYP tour. Mine might be quietly rotting away at the back of my chest of drawers if it didn't get lobbed decades ago.
Also marked Geordie Hussars.
I am a journo, you're right! But I don't do salacious headlines, I do history. I love that the mushrooms were left by soldiers, not hippies. It makes it way more interesting. Also, I found that post you linked already and it's from 2007, so I thought I'd post a fresh one. Thank you for your sarcasm, but also no thank you for bringing down the mood with your attempt at being clever.Might one tentatively interject the traditional sarcastic remark about utilising the search function...?
Also, possibly a journo on a fishing trip:-
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You can see the headline, right? FORCES ARE ALL JUNKIES: SECRET SIGNS GUIDE TO STOCKPILES OF HALLUCINOGENS. Or, for the more imaginative tabloid sub-ed: RAF PILOTS FLY HIGH.