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7th Jun 2021, 07:57
Replies: 93
Views: 15,549
Posted By Whenurhappy

Perhaps the most elegant State Yacht in use is...

Perhaps the most elegant State Yacht in use is the MV Savarona, the Presidential Yacht of Turkey. It has classic lines and is owned by a company and chartered back to the GoT as an when required. ...
4th Jun 2021, 11:35
Replies: 4
Views: 4,048
Posted By Whenurhappy

err, gives us a hint. What are you talking about?

err, gives us a hint. What are you talking about?
4th Jun 2021, 08:42
Replies: 14
Views: 2,376
Posted By Whenurhappy

Anything vaguely 'military' will sell on eBay. I...

Anything vaguely 'military' will sell on eBay. I sold a field dressings haversack last year - presumably to a re-enactor - for a cool £85.
4th Jun 2021, 08:40
Replies: 14
Views: 2,376
Posted By Whenurhappy

Typically, I would wear my Greatcoat two or three...

Typically, I would wear my Greatcoat two or three times a year - until I was posted to an ISODET in Germany and then to an Embassy where it could get bone-snappingly cold for three months of the year...
30th May 2021, 13:34
Replies: 13
Views: 4,941
Posted By Whenurhappy

This lax approach to INFOSEC is in stark contrast...

This lax approach to INFOSEC is in stark contrast with USAF enforcement of NO LONE ZONES. Twice I had to bail out RE Works Teams who were testing ground Earths near (ie within 50-100 m) a No Lone...
30th May 2021, 13:16
Replies: 93
Views: 15,549
Posted By Whenurhappy

When HMY was in service, foreign politicians and...

When HMY was in service, foreign politicians and the great and the good would murder their own grandmothers to be invited to a soiree on board and distance to travel was no LIMFAC; I see no...
12th May 2021, 10:59
Replies: 56
Views: 7,411
Posted By Whenurhappy

Some of you on here do know me and also know my...

Some of you on here do know me and also know my 'interesting' career overseas for half of my career with the MOD, NATO, FCDO and others.

Before my RAF Medical Board, which put me on immediate and...
12th May 2021, 10:36
Replies: 56
Views: 7,411
Posted By Whenurhappy

Thanks - I have experienced other delays with tax...

Thanks - I have experienced other delays with tax appeals (successful, as it happens); again, when I do engage with HMRC staff they are very helpful and seem to enjoy chatting and will swim outside...
12th May 2021, 10:30
Replies: 56
Views: 7,411
Posted By Whenurhappy

I qualified for hearing aids from the Defence...

I qualified for hearing aids from the Defence Audiology Service in Gosport and was fitted with amazing hearing aids by them. They also advised me to make sure I ordered as many batteries as possible...
11th May 2021, 14:51
Replies: 56
Views: 7,411
Posted By Whenurhappy

Thanks, coincidentally payment was made yesterday...

Thanks, coincidentally payment was made yesterday but it took a lot to unpick the source of the bank transfer; usually Equinity Paymaster will advise when there is a change in payments, but a quick...
10th May 2021, 08:31
Replies: 56
Views: 7,411
Posted By Whenurhappy

I can only echo the findings of others - in my...

I can only echo the findings of others - in my case, 2020. My AFPS 75 lump sum came within a calendar month and the first monthly pension payment arrived 30 calendar days from my termination date.
...
6th Apr 2021, 14:59
Replies: 6
Views: 2,044
Posted By Whenurhappy

Their episode on the VI attacks against the UK...

Their episode on the VI attacks against the UK was riven with factual errors and inappropriate footage.
24th Dec 2020, 09:23
Replies: 23
Views: 8,022
Posted By Whenurhappy

deleted as it was in poor taste

deleted as it was in poor taste
20th Dec 2020, 21:02
Replies: 2
Views: 1,747
Posted By Whenurhappy

Gosh there is a blast from the past. He...

Gosh there is a blast from the past. He interviewed me when I applied to change branch from Education to Aircrew in 1986 (I was successful!).
18th Dec 2020, 15:51
Replies: 58
Views: 19,480
Posted By Whenurhappy

Clearly, they are...

Clearly, they are...
17th Dec 2020, 12:33
Replies: 58
Views: 19,480
Posted By Whenurhappy

Friable asbestos. Lovely.

Friable asbestos. Lovely.
29th Sep 2020, 06:46
Replies: 268
Views: 122,159
Posted By Whenurhappy

Disinvesting in Turkey will only add to Erdoğan's...

Disinvesting in Turkey will only add to Erdoğan's narrative, although cosying up to Russia is likely to be a long, long way off.
6th Sep 2020, 20:06
Replies: 48
Views: 11,791
Posted By Whenurhappy

Well, that's the Army doing what they do best: ...

Well, that's the Army doing what they do best: focussing on trivial details and missing the big picture. Look at how the RAF and the RN have recapitalised their fleets over the last decade. And...
3rd Sep 2020, 09:55
Replies: 40
Views: 6,754
Posted By Whenurhappy

After the July 1944 plot against Hitler, Hitler...

After the July 1944 plot against Hitler, Hitler (probably Himmler, in reality) apointed the pyschotic and paranoid architect and SS General Herr Dr Frans Kammler to progressively take over the two...
3rd Sep 2020, 09:16
Replies: 40
Views: 6,754
Posted By Whenurhappy

Really? The Nazi nuclear programme was at least...

Really? The Nazi nuclear programme was at least a decade behind TUBE ALLOYS/MANHATTEN and was a million kilometers away from even being remotely weaponised. Some interesting work was done at...
20th Apr 2020, 06:42
Replies: 6
Views: 4,172
Posted By Whenurhappy

I recall problems in maintaining safe headings...

I recall problems in maintaining safe headings for the F3s at Al Kharj/PSAB. If my memory serves me right, the RSAF were reluctant to lose so much real estate (in their eyes - the base was huge) and...
3rd Apr 2020, 04:23
Replies: 126
Views: 41,345
Posted By Whenurhappy

An excellent article.l have friends who are...

An excellent article.l have friends who are consular staff and not only is the scale of the task enormous, they are also having to deal with tens of thousands of ex-pats who, for tax reasons or for...
3rd Apr 2020, 04:13
Replies: 10
Views: 3,198
Posted By Whenurhappy

By getting basic information so wrong, it...

By getting basic information so wrong, it questions the veracity and integrity of their reporting, sadly.
2nd Apr 2020, 13:56
Replies: 10
Views: 3,198
Posted By Whenurhappy

And Sky show a picture of OWOB that hasn't been...

And Sky show a picture of OWOB that hasn't been used by the MOD for about 5 years...
2nd Apr 2020, 13:50
Replies: 3
Views: 1,363
Posted By Whenurhappy

I attended staff college a few years back with...

I attended staff college a few years back with the Commander of their SF Battalion. Hard as nails and one of the deepest and cleverest thinkers I've met. Desperately keen to 'do the right thing'...
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