Afghanistan- comfy box items?

Discussion in 'Army Reserve' started by stab_spr, Dec 20, 2006.

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  1. Sure this has been asked before so my apoligise...
    Out to Afghanistan in march but have to pack comfy box in early jan and was wondering if anyone could lend a hand and share some ideas on handy items from there experiance? Am due to be based in bastian...
    Thanks in advance!
  2. Hope this helps:

    1. No need for any comfy kit. You won't need it!!!
    2. If you think that your box will leave in Jan and arrive in Mar, you really have been badly advised. It takes 2 months to leave Marchwood and then it goes via Sea and then road through Pakistan (where all the boxes get robbed at the border) and eventually arrives in Afghanistan less all the good stuff that has been robbed.
    3. Having spent some time in Bastion, all you need is sports kit, sense of humour and a change of underware.

    Out of interest which TA unit are you deploying with?