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Old 18th Nov 2020, 08:32
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Xmas Message

I’ve now seen the Xmas message from the top and am astounded at what they’ve done.
Is bullying so rife now that nobody could say that it wasn’t exactly the best idea to do what they did? Is there an atmosphere of fear that stopped ANYONE from ‘challenging’ them? If this is what people think motivates people, then they are badly mis-briefed.
I think the next CDS is likely to come from the Senior Service, as I don’t see a hoot of the ‘right stuff’ in this video.
Obviously my own thoughts, but there’s enough out there circulating to say this has brought an element of disbelief.

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Old 18th Nov 2020, 09:01
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I've been taking flak all day at work from ex-mil colleagues (RN, RM and AAC) and I just can't defend it.

It is the worst piece of cringeworthy PR I have ever seen.

I gather CASWO is actually a good chap so how they persuaded him to do this is beyond me.

Presumably this total embarrassment is the work of some PR firm who thought it made the RAF look caring - just makes CAS and CASWO look like they are having a bromance.

Utterly awful!

I hope some of the memes that are flying around now make their way to CAS's phone!
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Old 18th Nov 2020, 09:10
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And they thought Mediocre Gun was an embarrassment to the organisation? 😂
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Two words spring to mind, well, 3 actually:

Social distancing? Masks?
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Oh my goodness Wiggy what have you done! Tell me it is a spoof.
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Old 18th Nov 2020, 09:25
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Didn`t see any mistletoe...?
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Old 18th Nov 2020, 09:40
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You just need Young Mr Grace to add: You've all done very well.
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Old 18th Nov 2020, 12:38
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Are these the same people who are, if previous posts here are anything to go by, turning the RAF into a service of woke, uniformless, gender neutral safe spaces?

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Old 18th Nov 2020, 15:15
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Are these the same people who are, if previous posts here are anything to go by, turning the RAF into a service of woke, uniformless, gender neutral safe spaces?
Yep far bigger issues to worry about but that does not bother CAS
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Old 18th Nov 2020, 15:25
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And I'm getting grief from my (khaki) son about this. Well it doesn't take much to get grief from him. But Wiggy seems to have dialled up the wokeness spectrum too far.
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From same link
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Old 18th Nov 2020, 16:07
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And worse than anything else, it’s only mid-bloody-November!
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Old 18th Nov 2020, 16:08
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From same link
brilliant!
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Old 18th Nov 2020, 16:20
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Is it wrong that I was awaiting the kiss at the end, as in all bromance videos - So the army keep telling me
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Didn`t see any mistletoe...?
You can only see them from the shoulder up .................
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Old 18th Nov 2020, 16:26
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Without any social skills I think the PM maybe should have given the role to Stu. Sometimes a warfighter that doesn't get people, is better than the unknown?

Just read on goat that disciplinary action is threatened against people circulating the vid or memes there of. What did the Service become, when it can't ridicule those that need it most?

Be very careful if you post from Dii, as they will be watching you now. Stay safe, but keep laughing.

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Old 18th Nov 2020, 16:48
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Apparently this was filmed in the run up to last Christmas and was never released as an official message.

Someone has found it and put it into the public domain.... let the witch-hunt commence....
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Originally Posted by popeye107 View Post
Without any social skills I think the PM maybe should have given the role to Stu. Sometimes a warfighter that doesn't get people, is better than the unknown?

Just read on goat that disciplinary action is threatened against people circulating the vid or memes there of. What did the Service become, when it can't ridicule those that need it most?

Be very careful if you post from Dii, as they will be watching you now. Stay safe, but keep laughing.
Well, that’s a red rag to a bull, do you think they will drag me back in to tell me I’m a bad bad boy..... it’s rather like the Paris Hilton, if you don’t want your tits spread across the internet then either don’t film them or wipe it afterwards, unfortunately this pair of them didn’t.

I wonder if he let him play with his pace stick?
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