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Veterans To Be 'Formally Recognised With Official ID Cards'

Old 9th Jun 2018, 19:56
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Originally Posted by Q-SKI View Post
A very cold winter in quarters at St Eval, gas boiler breaks down over the weekend. Needless to say it didnít get fixed over the weekend. Ankle snappers issued with extra thick jumpers and thermals, memsab speechless......
Trust me, my SWMBO would have been anything but speechless!

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Old 9th Jun 2018, 20:12
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Originally Posted by BigGreenGilbert View Post
Sensible? Maybe, but what would make you want to go back on your average RAF sstaion? Did you really say shopping? Facilities, what facilities? You mate, are living in cuckoo land. As a regular visitor to RAF Waddington, I cant think of anything there that I would visit other than for work.

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i just saw your response, it's not just that, it would allow you to visit ex mates etc after you have left as you do sort of get cut off from friends when you leave at present.
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Old 9th Jun 2018, 20:40
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Originally Posted by NutLoose View Post


i just saw your response, it's not just that, it would allow you to visit ex mates etc after you have left as you do sort of get cut off from friends when you leave at present.
Really? Stations seemed to be very much places of work with people who are likely to be your ex mates living in the local are up to 50 miles out. On base socialising tends to be entirely cliques. Would your mates invite you into the group or want to leave the group for as chat with a WIW? If you want to visit a mate on base then there is nothing stopping you being met at the MGR. As a regular visitor to quarters inside the wire your mate can get you a pass. No ID Card gets you in to a camp today unless you are active service entering on foot so a V-ID confers no right of entry.
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Old 10th Jun 2018, 00:07
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No desire here, trust me, just putting up possibilities, have you seen my pictures of the Phantom?

These ones

Black Mike The golden years by Tony Taylor, on Flickr

Last time I visited an RAF base was a couple of weeeks ago and those puddles are believe it or not because the roof is in such a terrible state, not put down for the photoshoot, the state of some of the buildings is shocking, I much to prefer to remember them when they were at least maintained. I was also surprised to see a Sqn Ldr checking passes at the gate as well.
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