I cannot be bothered to search through all the threads, but I am sure this topic will have been done before. I note from some of the posts that some of you in here are not even SNCOs! Serious comments please only; although freedom of speech means you can write what you want...
Why do people not support the Mess?
I know that Mess Bills seem a waste of money to some, but look what you get for your cash:
A place you can (really) call your own.
The perfect forum for a bit of networking and to get things done.
An element of pride in achieving a place in a club that seriously makes you work to get in.
The ability to buy cheap alcoholic beverages
Several inexpensive functions courtesy of HMG (before you gripe on this one, you need to check out how much it would cost you to attend an equivelant civilian function!).
So come on everyone, lets hear what you think.