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by Cobalt
Wed 05 Jan, 2005 3:27 pm
Forum: Army Joining & Training
Topic: Commandos
Replies: 16
Views: 3013

Sorry to hear SB have become so detached, Sneaky.
by Cobalt
Mon 03 Jan, 2005 8:08 pm
Forum: General Discussion & Introductions
Topic: Tsunami - Take a Look
Replies: 9
Views: 1828

It's a good thing people still going on holiday there, as it's bringing money into the local economies.
by Cobalt
Sun 02 Jan, 2005 10:01 pm
Forum: RM Joining & Training
Topic: Deigo Garcia - Whats going on??
Replies: 21
Views: 1879

DG is fine. Diego Garcia, British Indian Ocean Territory – Navy personnel on board Naval Support Facility Diego Garcia in the Indian Ocean are safe following the earthquake and subsequent tsunami that had devastating effects on Southeast Asia. Facilities and operations were not affected. Favorable o...
by Cobalt
Fri 31 Dec, 2004 10:44 am
Forum: Para's Joining & Training
Topic: 1 Para, New Role
Replies: 26
Views: 4203

Hi Tab,

I think the rotations, if that is how it's going to be done, will be two years at the very least. Still, I don't think anyone really knows what's happening. Seems like something different every time it's mentioned.

We'll just need to wait and see I suppose.
by Cobalt
Thu 30 Dec, 2004 1:02 am
Forum: Para's Joining & Training
Topic: 1 Para, New Role
Replies: 26
Views: 4203

Re: 1 Para, New Role

There had been quite a bit of talk around over the last couple of weeks about 3 Para splitting away from the Parachute Regiment to form the basis of a New Elite Battalion. Well in the todays statement it has turned out that it is 1 Para that is taking up this role, with a possibly move to Hereford....
by Cobalt
Sun 29 Aug, 2004 11:45 am
Forum: Army General Discussion
Topic: U.S. Army
Replies: 52
Views: 13872

Day Tripper, a USMC mate informs me that there's a couple of guys in his unit who don't even have Green Cards. And if I remember correctly if you do have a Green Card and serve out your first enlistment (four years) then you can apply for citizenship. I'm not 100% sure though. I can understand you w...
by Cobalt
Sun 29 Aug, 2004 11:45 am
Forum: Army Joining & Training
Topic: U.S. Army
Replies: 39
Views: 6120

Day Tripper, a USMC mate informs me that there's a couple of guys in his unit who don't even have Green Cards. And if I remember correctly if you do have a Green Card and serve out your first enlistment (four years) then you can apply for citizenship. I'm not 100% sure though. I can understand you w...
by Cobalt
Thu 29 Jul, 2004 11:47 pm
Forum: General Discussion & Introductions
Topic: Petition on Line To Save Scottish Regiments
Replies: 51
Views: 8003

Signed.
by Cobalt
Thu 29 Jul, 2004 11:47 pm
Forum: General Discussion & Introductions
Topic: Petition on Line To Save Scottish Regiments
Replies: 51
Views: 5577

Signed.
by Cobalt
Thu 22 Jul, 2004 2:28 pm
Forum: Announcements, News & Media
Topic: Reality hits US Reserves
Replies: 1
Views: 1464

Reality hits US Reserves

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by Cobalt
Thu 22 Jul, 2004 2:28 pm
Forum: General Discussion & Introductions
Topic: Reality hits US Reserves
Replies: 1
Views: 645

Reality hits US Reserves

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by Cobalt
Wed 21 Jul, 2004 6:50 pm
Forum: General Discussion & Introductions
Topic: The cuts
Replies: 19
Views: 2782

We complain that we're understrength and overstretched. So Whitehall cut numbers. I'll never understand their logic.
by Cobalt
Wed 21 Jul, 2004 6:50 pm
Forum: General Discussion & Introductions
Topic: The cuts
Replies: 19
Views: 1843

We complain that we're understrength and overstretched. So Whitehall cut numbers. I'll never understand their logic.
by Cobalt
Mon 19 Jul, 2004 6:50 pm
Forum: RM Joining & Training
Topic: passed PRMC
Replies: 12
Views: 1573

Re: thanks

carlisle-youth wrote: i owe you all a pint
You do understand you'll be kept to that, right? :D
by Cobalt
Mon 12 Jul, 2004 11:50 am
Forum: General Discussion & Introductions
Topic: Cuts In The Forces
Replies: 21
Views: 1885

At the rate they're going I really can't see myself doing more than 6 - 8 years.