News story: Royal Navy reservists taste life at sea

Discussion in 'MoD News' started by MoD_RSS, Apr 8, 2013.

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  1. MoD_RSS

    MoD_RSS LE

  2. Sailors sail.

    ****ing epic news there.
  3. spaz

    spaz On ROPS On ROPs

    Does 'life' taste salty?
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  4. I see we now rely on charity to provide sea time for the RNR. What next advertising sponsorship for the TA. This Bedford was provided by Pukka Pies The squadies favourite
  5. Well..


    You might almost read between the lines and infer that they were sent out as cock-hungry rent boys to satisfy the needs of a floating grey box of raving benders.

    Although I certainly wouldn't.
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  6. Lesson One: "This Gentlemen, is Water..."
  7. Schaden

    Schaden LE Book Reviewer

    The cruel sea?

    God give me strength...
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  8. I still think Ronald McDonald advertising on all combats is soon going to be the way ahead.

    1st Bn Loamshires Sponsored by Wyvern Garden Centres.

    This Typhoon was kindly donated by W H Smiths

    FORMER_FYRDMAN LE Book Reviewer

    I dunno - it's been a while since 'Paras parachute'.
  10. jim30

    jim30 LE

    Its a poor press release, but its all part of the move to get people who may not have any RNR experience to consider joining - its the generic story that can easily be carried by local rags and may generate a few recruits along the way.
  11. UKTAP


    Army + part timers = The shameful shambles that is the TA.

    Navy + part timers = Surely such levels of unproffessionalism, piabeticness and general oxygen thievery aren't imaginable.

    Tell me it isn't true!
  12. msr

    msr LE

    Will that be the very same organisation which is trained by the regulars to standards set by the regulars?

    Thought so. Bore off

  13. UKTAP


    No, the one that is trained by itself to standards laughed at by the Regulars.

    P.S. Bitey McBitington! :)
  14. Perhaps they could outsource training to the Gosport Ferry Co?
    Only £2.80 a day!
  15. swampmonster

    swampmonster Guest

    Do they get ipods like the Reg Navy?

    Just asking like.... :)