I get the impression that ops are now completely dry - no booze allowed in theatre at all. This was perhaps marginally justifiable for political reasons when troops were in Saudi in GW1 but why is it being enforced now?
Also seen guys on the ranges first thing who were more hung-over and intoxicated than the result of any two cans of beer would have done.Dilfor said:
My thoughts would be "Fcuk me! That bloke with the gun is p1ssed. I'm off"Brew_Time said:Also seen guys on the ranges first thing who were more hung-over and intoxicated than the result of any two cans of beer would have done.Dilfor said:
Some can hack it and some can't so to be safe the Army are obviously saying - completely dry.
Can you imagine the thought that goes through civvies minds in places like NI or Iraq when they smell alcohol from soldiers - not a good advert eh.
Not in my office. I used to 'obtain' a slab or two from the mess so my lads could have a couple in the office.mistersoft said:I seem to remember the two can rule applied in FI.
It didn't seem to stem the flow of alcohol only increased the usage of harry black as you needed something to reseal your case of Carlsberg because as a junior rank you were not allowed buy an unopened can.
Some fat EFI bitch would open every single one despite the protests.
But was it wise?Brew_Time said:Hmm, remember guys in NI who used to save them up, or get guys who didn't want their two cans to pass them on. It defo wasn't difficult to get more than two.
I remember spending an evening in Uncle Tom's Cabin in Paderborn in the late 70s, followed by several for the road in the City Club, return to Uncle Tom's to pull a mate's girlfriend's aunt.Brew_Time said:
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