Chinese army officers told to mix with troops

Discussion in 'Current Affairs, News and Analysis' started by Fiona_TG, Apr 24, 2013.

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  1. Seems like President Xi Jinpinghas been spying on my old unit. Been doing it like that for decades.
  2. Don't think I will be taking any advice about the officer/soldier relationship from either the Indescribably boring or the red army...that's all.
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  3. Command_doh

    Command_doh LE Book Reviewer

    Can't think of a worse punishment than being made to spend even more time with the Orifice's that I had avoided at all costs during the day.
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  4. Schaden

    Schaden LE Book Reviewer

    That really is a gem! Did they also insist zat ze beatings vill continue untill the morale she improves as a sort of cherry on the top?
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  5. Ugh! Enlisted swine! :frown: :policecap: Can't think how spending time with the Baldericks :geek: in my unit will enhance my experience as an orficer. :?

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  6. Don't get me fecking started! I remember in Archers Post, Kenya watching selected Ruperts sitting at 6' tables with white linen and Regimental Silver whilst 10 yards away I was sitting on an elephant skull eating fecking bacon grill out of the tin !
  7. I suppose that at a time like that, you wished you could lay your hands on a red tunic and white webbing.
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  8. "Who's that clunt in the end blunk"

    "Thats the new Bligadier Genelal, he appallently wants to touch your glass roots up!"

    "Well I've just skliffed his pirrowcase to fluck!"
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    Yes, I can see the attraction for Officers of mixing with th troops.
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  10. Tried it in the 80s gave up when the blue bloods could not keep up on the beer in Germany bloody embarrassing have to stop your boss kicking off.
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  11. Considering the Chinese Army is pretty much based on the British Army of the 1800 where your fathers standing guarentees the pips on your shoulder and the more money you have the higher you climb, I can see why there senior officers have been told to "get real".

    My old CO joined at 16 as a Jock and ended up a Colonel. To this day he is still one of the boys.
  12. They have Jocks in the Red Army? Who'd a thought it.
    Go back to Mao's idea and have no ranks (although that didn't quite pan out)
  13. BuggerAll

    BuggerAll LE Reviewer Book Reviewer

    Doesn't sound like a problem to me. Go to any Training Camp and you'll find all ranks eating together and frequently sharing accom.

    I've also eaten in a PLA junior ranks canteen. Whilst on business in China, near Humen, my boss and I took a shortcut to a military museum through the middle of a PLA camp. Being curious bastards we poked about a bit watched some JNCO's learning drill and then joined a queue for scoff. We got some odd looks - 2 Europeans in a queue of Chinese sailors but nobody actually questioned what we were up to.

    FORMER_FYRDMAN LE Book Reviewer

    Serves you right for being such a cr@p CO... :)
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