Discussion in 'Infantry' started by Gundulph, Sep 20, 2008.

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  1. Can you lads from the Infantry confirm if this is correct, as a Sapper I was in a Troop supposedly supporting 2RGJ on Ex Pond Jump, Wainwright, Canada around May/June 90... we turned up and told we were Riflemen for the next 6 weeks, anyway, it turned out to be an excellent 6 weeks and we met some top lads... I was trying to explain to someone the other day that we were taught the Term 'PAWPERSOG' which was Battle Prep... can someone confirm if it was the following as it's been a while:

    Personal Camouflage
    Person protection
    Specialist equipment
    Gusset (i.e. make sure everything is secure and tightened up, including clothing before moving out)
  2. Protection eg Sentries, security
    Weapon cleaned and serviceable
    Personal cam
    Equipment - your own
    Radios -batteries frequencies, BATCO
    Specialist equipment- bolt cutters, sledge hammers, ladders, IR and TI kit etc;
    Orders -issued

    Gusset? Never heard that one! Sounds 'pants' (sorry)

    (Hey, not bad for an ACF AI!)
  3. Yes mate the G for Gusset was added by the Green Jacket full screw doing the lesson... made sense at the time and they were good at what they did... we learnt a lot over those 6 weeks.....
  4. msr

    msr LE

  5. cool, can you add 'G' for Gusset msr? 8)

    There must be some former RGJ who can back this up?
  6. Very Good WaltoftheWalts but where is the 'G' eh?
  7. msr

    msr LE

  8. Excellent.... msr

  9. There is no G 'officially'. Its just an instructors personal touch. (on your bottom :oops: )
  10. Can´t help thinking that the G was added for a valid reason (ie make sure everything is ship shape) but the choice of word may be more down to what would raise a laugh and be remembered!!!

    Can see it now in the RGJ, PAWPERSOA? PAWPERSOB? ...... PAWPERSOG yep, but what can the G stand for?

    Hmm. Girth? Check your belts? Nah, Goodies? Gusset? YEP, that will do.

  11. Sorry but the G is covered in the E, equipment, as is you have all your kit and its stored away with no noise
  12. PAWPERSOS for Green jackets "S"=Shovel,Tourist disposal of................

    Yes thats my jacket, the one with fur collar
  13. Get what your saying, but wouldn´t be out of place as the final check before moving off.

    Never used it myself mind but.
  14. He was taking the p!ss you berk. :lol: