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Old 20th May 2003, 19:02
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On the Recourse Sqn at DIOT years ago we had a (genuine) end-of-course prize called the `Sir Richard Head Memorial Prize` given, ostensibly, for the 'most valuable contribution to the course`; in keeping with the cruelty of Service humour however this prize was actually awarded to the member of the course who had proved to be the most intellectually challenged ; to my knowledge, none of the winners of the 'Dick Head' trophy ever fully realized just what a 'valuable contribution' they had really made; if they did they certainly weren't saying!!
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Old 20th May 2003, 21:41
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"Norma Snipples" used to stand to attention whenever someone opened the window.
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Old 21st May 2003, 02:23
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Anyone remember the chap from 105 and 108 BFT courses at Cranwell - used to wear the name "Mr Meanor"?

Goodbye, also, to Betty Swallox
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Old 22nd May 2003, 00:51
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Arrow

I'm not sure the owner is ready to retire it yet, but a 2 clip, NAAFI, gen' name is....

Capt Dick Twitchen RN
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Old 22nd May 2003, 03:45
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From Gulf War 1, the legendary:

Mustafa Khunt

who was always closely followed by his mate:

Mustafa Bia
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Old 24th May 2003, 06:13
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Some years ago back at Leuchars there was a Nav known both as "Wedge", the simplest tool known to mankind, and also "Thrombo", a floating clot.
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Old 24th May 2003, 14:07
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..and not forgetting Mr and Mrs Ardtable and their son, Billy Ardtable with his Russian friend Inov the Red....
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Old 25th May 2003, 06:58
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Anyone seen Mrs Jamptons husband, Hugh?
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Old 27th May 2003, 21:53
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Not a name badge but vote for him.

Classic!
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