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by timex
Sun 24 Aug, 2014 6:15 pm
Forum: General Discussion & Introductions
Topic: Discharge Certificate
Replies: 8
Views: 3714

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: 8922

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: 5464

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: 6411

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: 5010

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: 4896

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 performance can b...
by timex
Fri 15 Feb, 2013 8:20 am
Forum: RAF General Discussion
Topic: uniform
Replies: 4
Views: 5319

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: 3292

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, it will alw...
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: 3292

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: 3998

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: 11552

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: 4293

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: 11552

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: 12957

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: 2812

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?