Just remembered at 664 Sqn AAC LAD REME, we had an Australian officer as our engineering officer (EME) and what a breath of fresh Fosters he was.
This is Cpl S******* "G'day mate" he would say
This is WO2 L**** "G'day mate" he would say
This is Major ? "G'day mate" he would say
This is Brigadier ? "G'day mate" he would say
Drank like a fish, dressed like a bag of shite but was an excellent officer and a prerequisite for any happy hour.
welcome goanna and g,day to you mate. served with some aussie sf on one op great blokes. it was a tri national team. your scared the shit out of the yanks involved and they were green beret bunch of woosies wouldn,t even come for the after op pissup. we got absolutely wrecked with your countrymen. great time had by all.