My son was recently posted to the sandpit, upon arrival he was given orders to move a vehicle to another camp, he wasn`t given time to unload his gear from the wagon he arrived in, but was told he would be back in a couple of days. Two weeks later they managed to find a vehicle to bring the drivers back to base and he found his gear thrown in the corner of a tent minus his new assault vest and four hundred cigs. Noone knew anything about it but he was advised to invest in a few padlocks as this kind of thing is quite common. He has now had to double lock his locker and even had rings put on his bergen lid (as recommended by several troops) to padlock this secure. As there are only brit military personnel on the base this is a pisspoor thing to happen. Have the chavs invaded the military ranks? Any thoughts on death by firing squad for thieving scum?