Well, quite. I mean, why have people who are trained to shovel shit, and shovel it oneself.
Make maximum use of of the leather-fettlers skill-set(1)says I, keep those that have a clue 'til they're needed...
(1)Just thought I'd throw in a buzzword(2) there.
(2) Singular, natch.
Lucky we don't have to be polite to people who ask simple questions.
You know, like they do in the real world.
The Army is so small these days that everyone gets a turn at the more traditional infantry type roles.
Tank regiments and the like have always done the odd turn on foot like NI for instance.
As much as the men in black would love to drive down the main streets of N Ireland in a chally it would not be socially acceptable