Getting a medal!!!!!

Discussion in 'Royal Signals' started by mollzers, Mar 10, 2005.

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  1. In the same telic 1 boat mate, My unit forgot i went (they shall remain nameless but lets say they've had a couple of mentions on here the last few days). After hassling clerks at 3 different units it looks like mine is slowly getting sorted.
     
  2. Did you know that "Mr Caplin" is an annagram of:

    Liar McPn

    Don't know what McPn means.
     
  3. still waiting for mine from op telic 1 as well.
     
  4. smells like shite to me. we get them passed on to us by the ord sgt (we are regs)
     
  5. SK: Hello Chief, has my medal arrived yet?
    Chief: Yeah here it is SK, sign here pls.
    SK: Cheers chief


    SK
     
  6. Signed for my NI medal from the pay SSgt in 1982.

    Kosovo medal came in the post after I had left the unit with which I had been serving.

    In summary - your clerks ar talking b*llox unless something has changed in the past few years.
     
  7. NI gong - passed on by a girl who'd walked past the clerks office and been asked to drop it off at my room
    NATO Boz - medal parade on heli-pad in theatre
    No2 for Boz - presented by Dutch Gen in theatre
    ACSM - presented at a huge lash up in unit bar in NI
    LSGC - passed over Adj desk
    QGJM - picked up at Ord Sgts office
    OSM Sierra Leone - Ill tell you if it ever turns up
    Iraq Medal - Ill tell you if it ever turns up
     
  8. Presented my arrse! We got our NI gong during tour with the post round!

    mollzers.... sorry chap but I smell a rat :?
     
  9. Ooooh lets not talk about NI medals, after leaving the unit that forgot I went on Telic I went to ireland, Yep guess who still hasn't got his NI medal cos his new unit never put in for one for him. Have i upset somebody?
     
  10. Still not getting

    Telic 1
    ACSM

    only one presentation and that was in theatre for Boz '93 outside the bubble at Divulje Bks the night before we flew home.
     
  11. [quote="

    I am still waiting for an iraq medal from the start of telic 1.

    I know i am in the same boat as alot of others, but whilst badgering the man in the admin office I was informed that I couldnt have it if it came!

    Apparently it has to be presented to me!

    Can anyone shed any light on this as I have a few others and none of them have been presented, just signed for!!!

    Is this a new rule?? or is he misinformed!

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    Furstly, you only have to sign for them not be presented them unless the CO really fancies airing off his service dress, but who gives a toss, medals dont pay the bills. Would rather have a pay rise than any of my dust collectors.
     
  12. I have heard of one soldier that applied through civie channels ( was doing a non green job) and got it in a month !

    Guess the government don't want their journo mates to miss out on their Telic medal.
     
  13. Any news of transfer to new Medal Office? Most unlike me I know, but I am about to get bad tempered.