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by timex
Sun 24 Aug, 2014 6:15 pm
Forum: General Discussion & Introductions
Topic: Discharge Certificate
Replies: 8
Views: 4270

Re: Discharge Certificate

Not the same as mine and that was 2004..
by timex
Thu 08 May, 2014 11:27 am
Forum: Army General Discussion
Topic: Royal Marines or parachute regiment?
Replies: 4
Views: 9459

Re: Royal Marines or parachute regiment?

Bruh, I'll answer as best I can but been out for 7 yrs... I'm unclear on if I need a degree to join either directly, so do I? In the RM having a degree means you start a rank higher than non grads (Officer). What exactly is the role of each regiment in recent years? Para regt have like all Inf roled...
by timex
Mon 01 Apr, 2013 9:43 pm
Forum: RAF Joining & Training
Topic: living outside the raf
Replies: 2
Views: 5747

Re: living outside the raf

Speak to the nearest AFCO as they will have all the latest info.. good luck.
by timex
Mon 01 Apr, 2013 9:41 pm
Forum: RM General Discussion
Topic: are all commandos given commando daggers?
Replies: 3
Views: 6881

Re: are all commandos given commando daggers?

No, you dont...
by timex
Mon 11 Mar, 2013 7:57 pm
Forum: RAF General Discussion
Topic: Black RAF Aircrew in WW2
Replies: 2
Views: 5392

Re: Black RAF Aircrew in WW2

by timex
Fri 15 Feb, 2013 8:31 am
Forum: RAF General Discussion
Topic: NATO Air Forces - helicopters crashes
Replies: 2
Views: 5259

Re: NATO Air Forces - helicopters crashes

Nothing to do with climate change. Operating Helicopters in a "hostile environment" (Mountains/hot and high or in cold climates) can be difficult , when you add the threat from locals it makes things even harder. Temperatures do affect the operating capabilities of the aircraft and perform...
by timex
Fri 15 Feb, 2013 8:20 am
Forum: RAF General Discussion
Topic: uniform
Replies: 4
Views: 5762

Re: uniform

All your kit should have beeen handed back, I just wonder why you would need to wear them when you no longer serve?

Short answer is no.
by timex
Wed 06 Feb, 2013 12:09 am
Forum: General Discussion & Introductions
Topic: High Court hearing: allegations of abuse by British troops
Replies: 9
Views: 3846

Re: High Court hearing: allegations of abuse by British troo

No frustrations just a complete and utter distrust for your profession. I do feel for the honest press writers amongst you but having seen the facts distorted, total untruths being told and a general need to "big things up" I'm afraid that silence is golden. As to the suggested evidence, i...
by timex
Mon 04 Feb, 2013 7:54 pm
Forum: General Discussion & Introductions
Topic: High Court hearing: allegations of abuse by British troops
Replies: 9
Views: 3846

Re: High Court hearing: allegations of abuse by British troo

Whats yours?

Sounds like an ill informed journo trying to find a story....
by timex
Wed 23 Jan, 2013 9:00 am
Forum: RAF Joining & Training
Topic: Raf regiment joining
Replies: 3
Views: 4314

Re: Raf regiment joining

Two options:- Finish A levels, means you will be more qualified to do well in the Military and the possibility of a better career. (No A Levels = no Officer chances). Don't finish A Levels, prospects not good for future betterment and certainly no commision. (I think you may need a degree for commis...
by timex
Wed 16 Jan, 2013 8:26 pm
Forum: Army General Discussion
Topic: When can/allowed to grow a moustache.
Replies: 16
Views: 12797

Re: When can/allowed to grow a moustache.

sebastianPenny wrote:
timex wrote:As soon as your able to grow one (IIRC you have 30 days).....
I always thought you had to wait till you were a Lance corporal.

Never heard that but you never know.....
by timex
Mon 14 Jan, 2013 7:39 pm
Forum: Remembrance
Topic: Steve Pitt RM
Replies: 0
Views: 4562

Steve Pitt RM

Just heard the sad news that Steve died a few days ago on the 12th Jan, he'd been ill for a while with a liver problem and finally lost the fight. Went through training with him in 74 and did 2 tours with 41 and 45 recce together, great soldier but with demons...

RIP Royal..
by timex
Sun 13 Jan, 2013 4:25 am
Forum: Army General Discussion
Topic: When can/allowed to grow a moustache.
Replies: 16
Views: 12797

Re: When can/allowed to grow a moustache.

As soon as your able to grow one (IIRC you have 30 days).....
by timex
Sun 13 Jan, 2013 4:21 am
Forum: General Discussion & Introductions
Topic: .:: Our Dear Friend Wholley - Paul Bird::.
Replies: 20
Views: 14450

Re: .:: Our Dear Friend Wholley - Paul Bird::.

Never met Paul, but he will be missed especially on here...

RIP Royal
by timex
Fri 05 Oct, 2012 2:10 am
Forum: Help & Assistance
Topic: Lympstone Family Day October 2012
Replies: 3
Views: 3101

Re: Lympstone Family Day October 2012

They'll eat anything...or drink anything!

Dont worry too much about taking stuff in, you could ask if he needs anything though?