I`m not sure if i am in the right place for this, but is it true that 10% of the army is now made up of foreign nationals? The reason I ask is that we have a Hungarian lad, 26 years old, working with us. The lad, Chris, is dead keen to join the British Army, but has been knocked back. He spent several years in the Hungarian army, speaks excellent English, is well educated, and has no criminal record, also fit as a butcher`s dog. He`s wasted scratching about on a building site with us. One of our lot, ex- REME, reckons Chris is being turned down for being Eastern Bloc, and overqualified, that the Army likes to start with a blank sheet so to speak. Comments please.