MOD 90

Boney2728

War Hero
Any idea why some Rgt's are asking for the MOD 90's to be handed back in ? . Do they think that the troops are still children ? or do they just want the troops to stop getting discounts at Burger King ect.
 
Is it their way of checking that the individual is still in possession of their MOD90?

I know that at Sqn level MOD90 "should" be checked regularly on Muster parades, but do the RHQs believe that this takes place?

Edited to add extra para
 

BORO_LAD

Clanker
Permanet thing or is it just for a doc's check :?
 

Boney2728

War Hero
BORO_LAD said:
Permanet thing or is it just for a doc's check :?
Perm, on W/ends they are supposed to be signed out then back in again at the end of the W/end. Problem being if there is no one to sign them out and the troops need to get scoff at the local Mil Est mess they are stuffed.
 

BORO_LAD

Clanker
Boney2728 said:
BORO_LAD said:
Permanet thing or is it just for a doc's check :?
Perm, on W/ends they are supposed to be signed out then back in again at the end of the W/end. Problem being if there is no one to sign them out and the troops need to get scoff at the local Mil Est mess they are stuffed.
Not in my Regt, we must be grown ups :D
 

Boney2728

War Hero
BORO_LAD said:
Boney2728 said:
BORO_LAD said:
Permanet thing or is it just for a doc's check :?
Perm, on W/ends they are supposed to be signed out then back in again at the end of the W/end. Problem being if there is no one to sign them out and the troops need to get scoff at the local Mil Est mess they are stuffed.
Not in my Regt, we must be grown ups :D
Must be piling on the pounds as well with all the cheap forces discount Burger Kings... :lol:
 

BORO_LAD

Clanker
Boney2728 said:
BORO_LAD said:
Boney2728 said:
BORO_LAD said:
Permanet thing or is it just for a doc's check :?
Perm, on W/ends they are supposed to be signed out then back in again at the end of the W/end. Problem being if there is no one to sign them out and the troops need to get scoff at the local Mil Est mess they are stuffed.
Not in my Regt, we must be grown ups :D
Must be piling on the pounds as well with all the cheap forces discount Burger Kings... :lol:

:D :D :D
 
Some go on exercise or courses with other units often enough to make going via one's TAC (and hoping there is someone there to sign it out to you) rather a pain. And if that's not possible for any reason? Good luck getting past the gate where ever you're going.
 

4th_of_foot

Old-Salt
Not to mention if you are part of a specialist unit.

If you were going on a course you might have to do a 200 mile round trip to get your id first!
 
Boney2728 said:
Any idea why some Rgt's are asking for the MOD 90's to be handed back in ? . Do they think that the troops are still children ? or do they just want the troops to stop getting discounts at Burger King ect.
ha ha isn't that only when in uniform at moto service stations :?

BTW, off topic.... planning a family hol to Florida, anyone know if Mod 90 works any places there? Heard something about Disney?

Cheers BB
 

Boney2728

War Hero
BB Wrote.

ha ha isn't that only when in uniform at moto service stations :?

BTW, off topic.... planning a family hol to Florida, anyone know if Mod 90 works any places there? Heard something about Disney?

Cheers BB[/quote]
Do not know about Disney but Bursch Gardens and Sea world are free on presentation of a MOD 90.
 

Boney2728

War Hero
I reackon that some Tourist attractions over here should do a similar thing . If the yanks can do it for us why cant the theme parks here do it .
Unless you belong to a certain Signal Regt.
 
Boney2728 said:
I reackon that some Tourist attractions over here should do a similar thing . If the yanks can do it for us why cant the theme parks here do it .
Unless you belong to a certain Signal Regt.
Boooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo! :lol:

Your not wrong though :wink:

I've always thought this country needs to support it's troops more....

Try walking into a pub in uniform (I know it's not allowed!), and getting someone to buy you a beer!

Nearest I got to that was a young chav threw half a can of shandy bass at me whislt I was doing the recruiting thing!!!!!
 

Boney2728

War Hero
The_Vet said:
At least youve got a MOD 90, ive been in for 2 years and still waiting for one!
The point is i expect that someone in your Regt will always have one handy so it is not a problem or even a chit in luei . What i find unacceptible is the fact that someone in a Regt thinks that everyone in it is a child. The way i look at it is , If you sign out a MOD 90 and lose it then it is your problem you pay the consequences .
As pointed out earlier you have to sign out and look after a rifle for F*ks sake...
 
Boney2728 said:
The_Vet said:
At least youve got a MOD 90, ive been in for 2 years and still waiting for one!
The point is i expect that someone in your Regt will always have one handy so it is not a problem or even a chit in luei . What i find unacceptible is the fact that someone in a Regt thinks that everyone in it is a child. The way i look at it is , If you sign out a MOD 90 and lose it then it is your problem you pay the consequences .
As pointed out earlier you have to sign out and look after a rifle for F*ks sake...
Agreed, vehemently.
 
Absolutely.
 
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