Army swine flu

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  1. The Scum Thursday, June 25, 2009
    June 25, 2009
    Swine flu has hit a THIRD military camp-as UK cases of the bug rose to 3,245 yesterday.
    Two squddies from 3rd Battlion the Mercian Regiment fell ill at the Intantry School in Brecon, South Wales.
    A third trainee has symptoms of the bug.
    It comes as a fourth case of swine flu was confirmed at the Royal Military Academy, Sandhurst, Berks.
    This month a squaddie also got the bug at Catterick Garrison, North Yorks.
     
  2. Yeah. And the odd bit of skiffing doesn't help either.
     
  3. We had a bout of pneumonia run through my recruits course. Not helpful.
     
  4. Biped

    Biped LE Book Reviewer

    Has swine flu originated in pigs because they ae in the habit of skiffing?
     
  5. If pig flu hits a Loggie camp then that's the chicks all fcuked.
     
  6. It depends on your definition of rampant, I suppose. Certainly present.
     
  7. Biped

    Biped LE Book Reviewer

    or "OINK!! oink oink oink OINK you little oink!"
     
  8. What is skiffing?.I asked my Mum,she knows everything normally,but couldn't help.
     
  9. Top tip.


    If someone sends you an email saying you can catch swine flu from tinned pork - don't open it - it's only spam.
     
  10. OldSnowy

    OldSnowy LE Moderator Book Reviewer

    I realise that this is the NAAFI, but can anyone else see a possible problem in the making? It is very likely that the advice coming to Service Personnel will be, use the new helpline, rather than the MO, if you think you have pigcough - and inform your CoC accordingly afterwards.

    When I was a young Infantryman (and believe me, that was a looong time ago) the idea of a call followed by 2 weeks extra leave would have been very tempting.

    I am glad that Soldiers today are made of sterner stuff :)
     
  11. Seven down with it at Bovvy.
     
  12. What does pig flu have to do with it 5A?
     
  13. We used to DRIVE Pigs in the Seventies

    I used to SHAG Pigs in the Seventies (plus the eighties and Nineties)

    Now it seems the army are Pigs with Flu :?