I think I’ve posted this dit elsewhere but, in this context, it bears repeating. Two of the AF SF based in KAF when I was there in ‘15 brassed up a coach of Slovakian guards by mounting one of the towers, using its MG and then being “arrested” by their Sgt Maj, being locked up and, who’d a thunk it, mysteriously disappeared overnight. Now, these elite troops, so-called, were the best that the AF army could field and people are seriously contemplating bringing them on to our books? I know that we’re only a Defence Force rather than an Army, that some of our units are a little less than first class, but, in general terms, we can rely on the Blankshires to not brass up the Loamshires.........The next move, not sure how reliable some would be when it comes down to it, are they to be relied upon? Many say yes, some no, I am in no position to have an opinion.
There has been precious little good news to come out of the fall of Kabul. But yesterday’s reports that we might be able to find a home in the Army for elite Afghan soldiers certainly counts. According to the Daily Telegraph, Conservative MPs are exploring the possibility of setting up a special...capx.co
There has been precious little good news to come out of the fall of Kabul. But yesterday’s reports that we might be able to find a home in the Army for elite Afghan soldiers certainly counts.
According to the Daily Telegraph, Conservative MPs are exploring the possibility of setting up a special regiment for the ‘hundreds of commandos’ that we have managed to evacuate.
That’s what I was alluding to my friend, 457 dead and roughly 2,209 wounded due to combat (7,000 odd admissions to Bastion Med Center). The fact that during those 20 years we suffered those losses does it appear seem to be null and void to those in charge, which I find sickening to be honest.And life's
Don't let the door hit your arse on the way out.It would appear the hotel(s) isn't to their satisfaction either , they want to go home !
Ok, time to dust off the old Osprey and start boning up on my pashtun again.Looks like our occupation of Afghanistan is back on lads... we just got to change uniforms & put blue bibs on:
The G20 recommends the Taliban follows the UNODC poppy eradication strategy...