QA confused by which badges to wear on parade

#1
Just flicking through the pages of the July 2009 edition of Soldier Magazine, got to page 23, full page photograph of Officers and Soldiers on a march through London, to the left of the photo is a QA Capt, QA service cap, QA cap badge and a cheeky RAMC collar dog.

Just to add insult to injury I believe that the serpent is facing the wrong way too!

Shoes also could have done with a polish!

 
#2
Filbert Fox said:
Just flicking through the pages of the July 2009 edition of Soldier Magazine, got to page 23, full page photograph of Officers and Soldiers on the Gay Pride march through London, to the left of the photo is a QA Capt, QA service cap, QA cap badge and a cheeky RAMC collar dog.

Just to add insult to injury I believe that the serpent is facing the wrong way too!
Shoes also could have done with a polish!
Why - was she marching backwards?

Hat, Coat - I'll see meself out thanks :D
 
#3
that type of remark is why you have been banished to the Balkans, which is so 90's!
 
#5
Looking at the same picture the REME LCpl seems to be wearing the issued No2 shirt however the girl behind her (AGC) seems to be wearing a cream\white shirt? Do females get issued different types of shirt? I thought the 'lighter' shirts were for WO's.

Stand corrected if wrong!
 
#6
Was laughing over it yesterday when an Officer came in and asked why so much morale? Showed her the pic, her response was 'Maybe she's a QA attached to a Medical unit'! And she was Sandhurst trained!
 
#10
Some have said that the QA in the photo is probably TA, she needs a pretty good interview without coffee though regardless of whether she's Reg or TA!

1stGulfMac, yep, agreed, it was a good article.
 
#11
Filbert,

Just another thing mate "where is the lanyard?" left shoulder or not at all ?

A shining example to us all!
 
#12
Serve to Lead!
 
#13
Filbert,

On another note where did you get the OTT insignia? I likes it, are you able to send me a link for it.

Much appreciated
 
#14
So its a case of "I am not homophobic but I am absolutely outraged that some QA officer might have been wearing an incorrect collar dog". ;)



Incidentally I'm as outraged as everybody else about the gentleman who complained to this site's advertisers instead of communicating his problem in the proper way. I trust that has been resolved, but if we can help, please let me know.
 
#16
Hackle,

Pretty much mate, the name of the parade or any particular sexual persuasion are totally irrespective its just immature, purile fun laughing at a commisioned officer on parade for being incorrectly dressed and should have really known better.

BT
 
#17
hackle said:
So its a case of "I am not homophobic but I am absolutely outraged that some QA officer might have been wearing an incorrect collar dog". ;)



Incidentally I'm as outraged as everybody else about the gentleman who complained to this site's advertisers instead of communicating his problem in the proper way. I trust that has been resolved, but if we can help, please let me know.
I presume the "wink" smiley means that that comment was made firmly with tongue in cheek.....

Remove the issue of the theme of the march, let's say it was Armed Forces Day rather than "Pride" (my mother would have said "Shame", but then she didn't benefit from the enlightnement of lobby-group inspired diversity training) would anyone think twice before saying "hang on........." when looking at a photo of an officer parading themselves as a one-person dress committee that looked as if it met under hedge before being dragged through it backwards? I think not. The principle of officers ensuring that they are correctly turned out in front of the men is still the principle of how that officer is turned out irrespective of who that officer cuddles up to and bumps uglies with at night is it not?
 

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#18
hackle said:
So its a case of "I am not homophobic but I am absolutely outraged that some QA officer might have been wearing an incorrect collar dog". ;)



Incidentally I'm as outraged as everybody else about the gentleman who complained to this site's advertisers instead of communicating his problem in the proper way. I trust that has been resolved, but if we can help, please let me know.
yes it has been resolved. MDN has been sacked :(
 
#19
woopert said:
The principle of officers ensuring that they are correctly turned out in front of the men
I do hope you are using that as the collective noun for a troupe of LGBT
 
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#20
hackle said:
So its a case of "I am not homophobic but I am absolutely outraged that some QA officer might have been wearing an incorrect collar dog". ;)
Absolutely. Standards old boy...standards!
 

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