The Black Watch

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  1. celticbhoy

    celticbhoy Crow

    The boys from The Black Watch have started their deployment on Op Herrick. I'd just like to wish the guy's a safe tour.

    Those of us who have served will follow your actions with pride, do not think because you are many miles away that no one cares, that could not be further from the truth.

    Cry not Mother I’ll be fine
    I’m marching oot wi mates o’ mine
    The Taliban they hold no dread
    For men wi hackles o’bright red

    There’s Foreign lands and desert soil
    And In the heat of day we’l toil
    We worked so hard to hone our skill’s
    And soon I’m sure we’l hae oor fill

    Contact’s come and contact’s go
    But in your heart I’m sure you’ll know
    Your son has trained to do his part
    And will now go and test his art

    Helmund waits to test us all
    And hopes that we will surely fall
    We can but hope to make you proud
    And rise above that ragged crowd

    And when again we’re Scotland bound
    They’ll remember us and the piper’s sound
    And how they wet themselves anaw
    When faced wi the Gallant Forty twa.

    God Keep you all safe.

    Written by a guy called Tom Drummond
  2. jus_trollin

    jus_trollin Swinger

    my friends fella is blackwatch and hes away 2 afghan. i seen in they siezed taleban weapons , so there doin a great job out there. seen it on the mod site .. gud job!!
  3. Bumper

    Bumper War Hero

    nice poem
  4. sandybag

    sandybag Old-Salt

    Good Poem, Good luck and a safe return to all in the Black Watch.
  5. chokinthechicken

    chokinthechicken War Hero

    "GO ON" The brave Forty Twa, my thoughts are with you and your families.

  6. liamo88

    liamo88 Old-Salt

    Nice poem! Safe return lads!