The problem of Radiographers and others not receiving recognition seems to be a an ongoing problem. I was on the BSc Radiography course in the early 1990s at Shrivenham and as a civilian I was based in the officers mess. The military trainees however were private soldiers and had to live outside the base. They were very isolated and even the Lieutenants on other degree courses (not the most humble of individuals at the best of times) felt sorry for them. The course lecturer who had an MSc, I believe, was a Staff Sergeant. He wasn't allowed to go into the Lecturers Common Room because he wasn't an officer! I remember there were discussions at the time to make the military radigrapher students officer cadets and commission them when they graduated. However nothing appears to have progressed since then. In my opinion the responsibilities of the job merit commissioned or at least warrant status. Pity then that the AMS has abandoned the Professionally Qualified WO scheme which could have been ideal for radigraphers. At the very least AMS should promote all radiographers to sergeant on qualification.