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by davo141
Mon 22 Dec, 2008 8:30 am
Forum: RM General Discussion
Topic: A shit month for the Corps
Replies: 13
Views: 3922

A shit month for the Corps

another bootneck, a great oppo of mine died yesteday due to another IED helping the lads in the first. the names not been released yet so i wont mention it, but he was by all means an awesome royal marine, a hoofing bloke and a shame to have lost some one like him, my heart feels for his girlfriend ...
by davo141
Fri 28 Nov, 2008 7:10 am
Forum: Remembrance
Topic: Two more Royal Marines killed this evening....
Replies: 4
Views: 1867

Not a good month for the corps at all, be sure though the people will get whats due to them in the comming weeks im sure!

Rest Easy Royal
by davo141
Thu 20 Nov, 2008 4:55 pm
Forum: RM General Discussion
Topic: Flags!
Replies: 18
Views: 5540

Brize! ha, trying to ring the only bloody number we have and its been down all day...why bother ey! why bother!

setting off in 4 hours by the sounds of it, winner!
its been a class two weeks though, PM Inbound ER

Dave
by davo141
Thu 20 Nov, 2008 12:36 am
Forum: Para's General Discussion
Topic: para tatts.....
Replies: 12
Views: 3731

imagine been told what you can and cant have tattoo'd on you!

at BSN in the gym there where many a para with wings tattood on himself!

seems exactly the same as been in the corps!

with the attached ranks getting there pennys worth!
by davo141
Wed 19 Nov, 2008 5:28 pm
Forum: RM General Discussion
Topic: Flags!
Replies: 18
Views: 5540

Companys such as Support our soldiers etc sent us letters asking if it would be okay to send any number of gifts to the one named person to be devided up out there which is one way of beating the system!! My last night of freedom before 4 months in the dust! driving back to briez tomorrow evening re...
by davo141
Tue 18 Nov, 2008 11:04 am
Forum: RM General Discussion
Topic: Flags!
Replies: 18
Views: 5540

im on my last 2 days of R&R now mate, dipped out massivly and got an early one!! it was mega cold on the ground at night when the wind got up before i left so i can imagine what its like now!! the weathers not to great over hear mind, 3 degrees the other morning! Could do with some more R&R in a few...
by davo141
Sun 16 Nov, 2008 11:25 pm
Forum: RM General Discussion
Topic: Flags!
Replies: 18
Views: 5540

PM Inbound English Rose! Just on my last few days of R&R! Pull the short straw on that one after less than 2 months in theatre! a nice break though!! As for the parcels, anything is welcommed to be honest! Lads have been receiving a few from Support our Soldiers etc, things we found best where magaz...
by davo141
Fri 14 Nov, 2008 12:49 pm
Forum: RM General Discussion
Topic: Flags!
Replies: 18
Views: 5540

Cheers Alpha, no worries, thanks for trying anyway!

Dave
by davo141
Fri 14 Nov, 2008 12:49 pm
Forum: RM General Discussion
Topic: PTI In Royal Marines
Replies: 23
Views: 14057

i know that you have to do each commando test twice excluding the 30miler due to admin. Bottom field pass out and gym pass out twice , not sure in what time span though. Aswel as a shit load of phys (funny old thing). Was speaking to a PTI on the way up the line years ago! Them PT 2's passouts are a...
by davo141
Fri 14 Nov, 2008 12:14 am
Forum: RM General Discussion
Topic: Flags!
Replies: 18
Views: 5540

Flags!

Any of you ladies and gentlemen know where i could purchase a corps flag online, not a massive thing just a decent sized one?

Cheers Dave
by davo141
Wed 12 Nov, 2008 4:56 pm
Forum: Para's General Discussion
Topic: What watch??
Replies: 12
Views: 12536

a lot of lads are going for them huge big ben look alike sunto watches they seem a good bit of kit, with alitmetre and gps for naving. was looking into getting one of them or the small simple gps only wrist ones, you know the ones, like a watch...but not! but then again the pussers gps isnt bad and ...
by davo141
Wed 12 Nov, 2008 10:56 am
Forum: RM General Discussion
Topic: Hunter Trooped. Son Of A...
Replies: 24
Views: 7069

roger your last!

the feeling of putting on wet clothes never ever gets any better it is honking!!
by davo141
Wed 12 Nov, 2008 10:54 am
Forum: Para's General Discussion
Topic: What watch??
Replies: 12
Views: 12536

ive got a nice £7 argos casio special edition...now comes with light, time, stop watch and alarm! you can even make it been on the hour if you like. a right bargain!! you can spend hundreads on watches, some need to be charged of computers and what not. like said previously just get a cheapo, ones w...
by davo141
Mon 10 Nov, 2008 10:07 pm
Forum: Para's General Discussion
Topic: is this good enough?
Replies: 10
Views: 3005

i doubt you'll time!! training dits...i remember we had 6 and a half minutes before phys...we had to shower, mop the heads, get changed, have scran, get changed in to PT rig...needless to say we where late, not really enough time for a viper or a maximuscle shake really.....queing for scran took mor...
by davo141
Mon 10 Nov, 2008 8:31 am
Forum: Recommended Media
Topic: apache by ed macey
Replies: 5
Views: 3882

it is indeed a good book, read most of it at the airport waiting to fly out, some good dits in there and why they had to go in to rescue l/cpl ford from jugroom on op glacier and the cluster f@#k surrounding the gravs and why they didnt go in.