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Old 12th Aug 2022, 08:35
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Originally Posted by langleybaston View Post
JHQ Germany c. 1975 officers wives DID NOT WORK except for the charitable institutes. This was made very clear on arrival. I had four children to support. We managed.
Was that when the FFR for salary conversion far exceeded the standard exchange rate, LOA was VERY healthy and petrol was pf (few) to the litre. Then there’s the duty free shopping.

Little wonder few people wanted to return from BAOR postings.

Not really a comparison to those in UK who weren’t getting the additional benefits.
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