Army aims to coax back former troops

Discussion in 'Current Affairs, News and Analysis' started by PartTimePongo, Nov 30, 2005.

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  1. http://today.reuters.com/news/newsArticle.aspx?type=topNews&storyID=2005-11-29T230634Z_01_SPI982564_RTRUKOC_0_US-IRAQ-USA-RECRUITING.xml


    How long before we do it here?
     
  2. Intresting but so is this report - Winning the hearts and minds . I think not .




    So when will the pull out commence George ?


    http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,1134774,00.html
     
  3. I wonder how many ex Brit troops would sign up if they where in the position to do so ?
    HM Gov lost me first with the Balkens and then while I could understand GW 1 the next lot of overseas adventures where way over the top.
    The Old NATO army of my day has been cut and chopped and now according to reports on this board, the Army does not even have enough small arms ammo for the troops in the front line.
    Rarely has TOM been asked to risk his neck for such an ungratful government.
    As for our cousins from across the water Georgei Boy must have the non regular troops home by middle of next year. The forthcomming elections for the Hill and the important one the next presidential means the GOP cannot afford a part time President who more and more is being seen, not to be in control of his senior minions.
    john