One in five soldiers cannot be deployed

Discussion in 'Current Affairs, News and Analysis' started by oldbaldy, Mar 10, 2008.

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  1. oldbaldy

    oldbaldy LE Moderator Good Egg (charities)
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    http://www.theherald.co.uk/news/news/display.var.2105574.0.One_in_five_soldiers_cannot_be_deployed.php
     
  2. oldbaldy

    oldbaldy LE Moderator Good Egg (charities)
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    also in the Herald:
    http://www.theherald.co.uk/features/editorial/display.var.2105443.0.Toll_on_armed_forces.php
     
  3. Slow news day?
     
  4. oldbaldy

    oldbaldy LE Moderator Good Egg (charities)
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    For some reason The Herald seem to run a manning story once a month & usually about this time.
    They seem to have good contacts at Kentigern House, perhaps one of the reporters drinks in a pub frequented by the staff :roll:
     
  5. Purple_Flash

    Purple_Flash War Hero Moderator

    The use of the phrase 'hot and sandy' might be telling... ;-)
     
  6. Yes, I thought so. They'll be using, 'Mong' and, 'Terry', next.
     
  7. Makes you wish Old Jako had not given away those 4 Infantry Battalions until his reforms where implemented.
    john
    Mind you it would have upset Gerry and Martin.