Not usually in the habit of reading "Sodger" if I can help it, but I found this interesting titbit: http://www.soldiermagazine.co.uk/mag/specialreport.htm The stat's are pretty serious but unsurprising I suppose. Thing is, the whole drinky thing isn't just endemic to the Army, but society in general. So, will it work? They can take away our freedom, but they can never take away......our BEER!!!