Now starting to look like a script from Holby City, the operatives thread has been severely dragged of track by a number of Veterans. It is starting to look like ICA may need to think about opening a care home for the elderly. There are three, now four*, questions: 1. Where should it be located? 2. Who do you think should be admitted? 3. Should E2 and non-Corps G2 Staff officers be allowed? 4. Nomination for Chief Executive My tuppence worth: 1. The Cameron Highlands, the Dawnwatchers need it more than most of the currnet Arrse Veterans. In 2020 is should move to the promonade at Ballycastle 2. TMA, FMB, as early residents, a few ME / MOTORMAN back sufferers, Seamus and WB as out-patients> In the liver-transplant / substance abuse recovery wing , Jock SQMS in the corner with his Bodrhan, mandolin and whistle, entertaining a number of recovering 7 Int Coy rubber-solution glue addicts. On a side ward- some exploding wallet and briefcase trauma victims. There should also be a short-term stay ward for would be-recruits who think they are joining TREADSTONE or BLACKBRIAR. This could include those who turn up at Templer TDW with polo sticks in their luggage, whilst sporting a British Warm and a monacle. Some transferee officers who think they understand the Intelligence Corps soldiier may also end up in here. Another unit will deal with RSI victims from 3SCT, IDM and ex-rotory pilots. Someone may care to pick up on aftercare for would-be elite-security consultants coming out of the DI24 and AHO communities. 3. Yes: on the grounds that it will provide more p155 taking opportunities, it will certainly attract a few former "operatives" 4. Mrs Raven: I think there will be a robust selection of fine wines available if we select the correct CEO. PPS: If there are any out there who are wavering, I should add that the home will have an analysis cell will www access. With the number of authors-in-residence, the Service will need to provide a separate Disclosure Cell, on site. I'm pretty sure we can find an industrial sponsor for the link to DII(F) over SATCOM / VPN In your own time : Carry On! * fcuk, there are now so many edit's its starting to read like the "Spanish Inquisition" script !