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3rd Feb 2020, 21:37
Replies: 17
Views: 5,281
Posted By Army Mover

I remember driving them down there in our ATLO...

I remember driving them down there in our ATLO minibus.
16th Oct 2019, 20:24
Replies: 26
Views: 4,870
Posted By Army Mover

As far as I'm concerned, I wear a Poppy to...

As far as I'm concerned, I wear a Poppy to remember all those who died in armed conflict throughout the ages. It is not a political gesture as far as I'm concerned, just something to focus my mind...
24th Jul 2018, 21:37
Replies: 143
Views: 32,172
Posted By Army Mover

I was there; to be fair, the speed of the offload...

I was there; to be fair, the speed of the offload was driven by how quickly they could get the bins out of the hold of the aircraft, that was done by the RAF lads of the Air Movements Squadron; the...
18th Mar 2018, 16:13
Replies: 63
Views: 8,862
Posted By Army Mover

When I ran the Air-Booking centre in Berlin (79),...

When I ran the Air-Booking centre in Berlin (79), the WAAF's who found themselves in the family way were ship backed to the UK pdq, you could always spot them as the RAF(G) medical authority to...
22nd Dec 2017, 17:00
Replies: 399
Views: 138,735
Posted By Army Mover

Only if you wanted to, most of us didn't - train...

Only if you wanted to, most of us didn't - train crew had access to different rations than the passengers; plus you worked a shift pattern that meant you didn't work the passenger train every day.
21st Dec 2017, 21:45
Replies: 399
Views: 138,735
Posted By Army Mover

As an ex incumbent, I can assure you it was both....

As an ex incumbent, I can assure you it was both. 😑
11th Oct 2017, 19:15
Replies: 95
Views: 20,060
Posted By Army Mover

I must admit that I found RAF Mess life much...

I must admit that I found RAF Mess life much better than the Army version. After spending 3 years at RAF Gutersloh, I happened to go back when the Army had taken it over; just wasn't the same.
25th Sep 2017, 22:02
Replies: 25
Views: 3,081
Posted By Army Mover

When I left in 94, I needed a jab for my new job;...

When I left in 94, I needed a jab for my new job; went to the local doctors where I had registered a few months earlier to discover that they had requested and received all my medical records and I...
8th Sep 2017, 20:27
Replies: 12
Views: 2,268
Posted By Army Mover

To follow up on my previous post; we received the...

To follow up on my previous post; we received the confirmation letter yesterday; 8 years worth of NI credits have been added to her account - thank you Matelo.
25th Aug 2017, 13:05
Replies: 12
Views: 2,268
Posted By Army Mover

Thanks - just done it for the other half - took 5...

Thanks - just done it for the other half - took 5 minutes to claim 8 years worth. Now waiting for confirmation it's been accepted.
17th Jul 2017, 10:24
Replies: 61
Views: 10,072
Posted By Army Mover

With regards to road vehicles, I was involved in...

With regards to road vehicles, I was involved in a project with Volvo trucks where we were trying to improve the environmental performance of our fleet and part of that process was considering all...
10th May 2017, 16:25
Replies: 92
Views: 21,288
Posted By Army Mover

AFB2048 was the Annual Confidential Report; they...

AFB2048 was the Annual Confidential Report; they also had an AFB2066, which was a booklet that followed you around in your documents folder.
3rd May 2017, 14:19
Replies: 124
Views: 48,198
Posted By Army Mover

A Vampire did a similar thing many years ago at...

A Vampire did a similar thing many years ago at Munster/Osnabruck; caused a bit of a fuss when I got presented with a huge bill for the damage, till I pointed out that although it had RAF markings on...
29th Jan 2017, 19:24
Replies: 34
Views: 8,074
Posted By Army Mover

LOL - reminds me of a group of anti-war...

LOL - reminds me of a group of anti-war demonstrators turned up at RAF Gutersloh one Sunday lunchtime; demanding we cease storing nuclear weapons; in view of the fact it was pouring down with rain,...
13th Dec 2016, 17:48
Replies: 10
Views: 3,229
Posted By Army Mover

He lived in our village; hadn't seen him for...

He lived in our village; hadn't seen him for ages, now I know why. RIP.
6th Dec 2016, 15:11
Replies: 70
Views: 17,397
Posted By Army Mover

How I summed it up on my last day was, when I...

How I summed it up on my last day was, when I reached the main gate and waved goodbye to my former colleagues, nobody was going too care much if I turned left, or right. Best of luck on the outside,...
21st Oct 2016, 12:16
Replies: 23
Views: 9,068
Posted By Army Mover

Cosmoline - one of my extended family served in...

Cosmoline - one of my extended family served in the USMC during WW2 and got into trouble when his drill sergeant caught him boiling the stuff off the working parts of his new rifle.
15th Aug 2016, 08:03
Replies: 53
Views: 12,866
Posted By Army Mover

That's a piece of the French Military Train;...

That's a piece of the French Military Train; photo here (https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/6181597830).
13th Aug 2016, 23:20
Replies: 53
Views: 12,866
Posted By Army Mover

Not much is left of the train itself; the only...

Not much is left of the train itself; the only part I know of, is one of the old dining cars, parked up at Fort Paul (just outside Hull).
11th Jul 2016, 09:36
Replies: 3
Views: 1,019
Posted By Army Mover

There were 2 Army "Ground" Liaison sections at...

There were 2 Army "Ground" Liaison sections at Gutersloh in the 80's (one with 4 Sqn, the other with 230); I worked at the Air Transport Liaison Section at Gut; perhaps some link with the former?
1st Jun 2016, 11:44
Replies: 18
Views: 4,312
Posted By Army Mover

I have dual-nationality (UK/US); it was never a...

I have dual-nationality (UK/US); it was never a problem in 24-years service.
Forum: Freight Dogs
19th May 2016, 18:52
Replies: 4
Views: 4,986
Posted By Army Mover

With regards to fighting Lithium battery fires,...

With regards to fighting Lithium battery fires, some might find this link (http://www.avdfire.com/) interesting. I have no link to the Company producing them, nor do I have any idea how effective...
28th Apr 2016, 08:40
Replies: 65
Views: 18,068
Posted By Army Mover

Harry was never badged as AAC; he always served...

Harry was never badged as AAC; he always served as a Household Cavalry officer and would follow their Regimental customs; my experience of Army officers shoes were they came in many different shades...
27th Apr 2016, 17:14
Replies: 4
Views: 1,171
Posted By Army Mover

Army Photographic Interpretation Unit.

Army Photographic Interpretation Unit.
6th Apr 2016, 16:40
Replies: 12,075
Views: 2,877,614
Posted By Army Mover

Sea Bass are much more lethal than the common...

Sea Bass are much more lethal than the common variety; come with a built in laser foo-foo switcher-offer. (I've never set foot in Tesco's). :)
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