Gendarmarie - Is that we have now become?

Discussion in 'Current Affairs, News and Analysis' started by hoodie, Dec 25, 2006.

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  1. Already done mate.
  2. Disagree; the French probably pay and equip their Gendarmarie better than our Government treats our Armed Forces.

    CMIIW, but did'nt we officialy cease to have an Army after the numbers dropped below 100,000? I read somewhere that we now have a "Defence Force", not an Army.
  3. So a Retired Mataleo is worried his old mob will not get the New carriers, he was promised, mainly I suspect to keep him on line.
    No more Stratigic planning, more Forces designed for Euro Ops.
  4. The Army needs increasing. Acording to Des Browne.

    There is no money for prisons to be built.

    The simple solution? CONSCRIPTION!

    I pray to GOD almighty that i am a civvy before that happens!

    I really do