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General Carter to be CDS - Reports breaking

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BBC correspondent tweeting that CGS is new CDS.

A win for Army leadership, a devastating blow for the RN (again), and I suspect much dissapointment from many.
 
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Treat ourselves.

But on the plus side, most of hte Army has just had a melt down...
 

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All it will mean is that all Navy, Army and RAF will be referred to as RIFLES!
 
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A man of whom it has ben said "A pat on the back from him is merely the 'recce for the coming unseen dagger".

Allegedly
 
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All it will mnean is that all Navy, Army and RAF will be referred to a RIFLES!
Best I get the natty black buttons out for my 3s...
 
#9
Sounds like the desk-jockeys chose and got the right man for the job.
Troops died because of UK general, says U.S. chief: Former General claims 'young riflemen paid the price' for Sir Nick Carter's 'risk-averse' mentality

  • U.S. General Daniel Bolger blames British Army leader for death of troops
  • Said ‘young riflemen paid the price’ for General Sir Nick Carter’s decisions
  • He added: ‘He’s not the type of general I would put in charge of anything’
  • Outspoken attack in new book Why We Lost: A General’s Inside Account

Read more: US General Daniel Bolger says 'Troops died because of UK' | Daily Mail Online


'British Army chief risked soldiers' lives,' says US colonel

 
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Using Gen Daniel Bolger's reports are not necessarily a credible way to criticise CDS(Desig).
 
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Bugger - checked my most recent and no sign of other post. Not certain how accurate the feed is! Mods feel free to shut!
 
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Sounds like the desk-jockeys chose and got the right man for the job.
Troops died because of UK general, says U.S. chief: Former General claims 'young riflemen paid the price' for Sir Nick Carter's 'risk-averse' mentality

  • U.S. General Daniel Bolger blames British Army leader for death of troops
  • Said ‘young riflemen paid the price’ for General Sir Nick Carter’s decisions
  • He added: ‘He’s not the type of general I would put in charge of anything’
  • Outspoken attack in new book Why We Lost: A General’s Inside Account

Read more: US General Daniel Bolger says 'Troops died because of UK' | Daily Mail Online


'British Army chief risked soldiers' lives,' says US colonel

Wasnt that the "Courageous Restraint" poloicy enacted by Gen Petraus?
 

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