British Veterans Recognition Card

Discussion in 'Weapons, Equipment & Rations' started by snapper, Jul 9, 2005.

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  1. Found this British Veterans Recognition Card from a link on another thread.

    Seems a good idea although it is something the MOD should be doing like the DoD do for our cousins over the water.

    First thoughts are along the lines of someone jumping on the bandwagon and trying to make a fast buck, so has any one had any dealings with them and is it any good?

    Discuss please...
     
  2. Ripoff.

    If you want a card like that print one using your computer.
     
  3. What a rip off!!!!!!
     
  4. Just as a question: Wouldn't an official card issued on leaving HM's service, maybe stating the last rank held, prevent fraudulent waltism? Somebody walks up, wearing a dodgy uniform, or spinning a yarn about his accomplishments, just ask him to show his veteran's card?

    Jan
     
  5. erm no it wouldn't.
    ost people probably would live in blissfull ignorence of their existence so it wouldn't effect them anyway. And with 3 seconds of being produced they would have been coppied. So more money would be wasted!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
     
  6. £27 for that shit. try shopping about you'll save even more.
     
  7. ...with your rank on.........? Does being a cpl merit better service as a civvy than if you were a trooper then? FFS....... when your a civvy then your a civvy and personal attibutes aside no better or worse than any other ex-squaddie whether captain or corporal. [Of course there are those who have been in the forces and then there are the others]...........
     
  8. This is exactly the same thing as the Police PPC card.

    On paper, if you take all of the discounts offered and can be bothered to go through the procedure of actually getting those discounts, it's a good scheme.

    In reality it's something that you can never be arrsed to use. It has a rolling subscription fee which you'll probably forget to cancel and only a minority will ever benefit from it.

    The company that runs it will be raking it in. If you doubt that, ask MDN, he used to sell the PPC cards and made a fcuking fortune in doing so because they were able to base the commissions on such a high level due to the fact that hardly any of the people that actually subscribed to it ever bothered to then use the discounts.