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by Tab
Thu 17 Apr, 2003 10:01 pm
Forum: General Discussion & Introductions
Topic: G'day from another newbie
Replies: 9
Views: 1781

Hi Cinders

Nice to see you around, i wonder if they will give you a bent stick if you ask for one.
by Tab
Thu 17 Apr, 2003 9:39 pm
Forum: General Discussion & Introductions
Topic: New Member
Replies: 27
Views: 4292

New Member

Greetings one and all, I am Tab, a old soldier from the 50's. I started of in the Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment. I did not like my first posting so I joined the Parachute Regiment for a laugh. As in those days you had be trained soldier before you joined the Para's. I am now retired and heve f...
by Tab
Thu 17 Apr, 2003 9:39 pm
Forum: General Discussion & Introductions
Topic: New Member
Replies: 27
Views: 2822

New Member

Greetings one and all, I am Tab, a old soldier from the 50's. I started of in the Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment. I did not like my first posting so I joined the Parachute Regiment for a laugh. As in those days you had be trained soldier before you joined the Para's. I am now retired and heve f...
by Tab
Thu 17 Apr, 2003 6:56 pm
Forum: Para's General Discussion
Topic: Pathfinders
Replies: 70
Views: 23574

Pathfinders are normal soldiers with a fair bit of service, they will be parachuted in before the main drop. Now it could Hi level drop and you then have glide to the DZ and set the radios and check out the DZ to make sure it is safe, or you can be dropped in and open your chute at a very low level ...
by Tab
Thu 17 Apr, 2003 6:56 pm
Forum: Para's Joining & Training
Topic: Pathfinders
Replies: 17
Views: 5272

Pathfinders are normal soldiers with a fair bit of service, they will be parachuted in before the main drop. Now it could Hi level drop and you then have glide to the DZ and set the radios and check out the DZ to make sure it is safe, or you can be dropped in and open your chute at a very low level ...
by Tab
Thu 17 Apr, 2003 6:40 pm
Forum: General Discussion & Introductions
Topic: Worst/Best Posting in the forces
Replies: 74
Views: 8791

As a National Serviceman in the 50's the only place that was half good was when we where posted to RAF Station Abingdon for our Para training. The rest of the time it was wooden huts, Tents, or sleeping rough in the open which we did most of the time as we were always out on patrol. Still they did n...
by Tab
Thu 17 Apr, 2003 6:40 pm
Forum: General Discussion & Introductions
Topic: Worst/Best Posting in the forces
Replies: 74
Views: 5351

As a National Serviceman in the 50's the only place that was half good was when we where posted to RAF Station Abingdon for our Para training. The rest of the time it was wooden huts, Tents, or sleeping rough in the open which we did most of the time as we were always out on patrol. Still they did n...