Friday, August 13, 2010

Defence Spending Review ...

Another review announced today.

While I appreciate the need for a review (MOD has 85,000 pen-pushers for 100,000 troops) we need to be careful here…

The last DSR came 6 months before ‘Ghaners’ ; The one before was 1 year before Kuwait ; and the previous Review was 6 months before the Argies invaded the Falklands. Conflicts, by their very nature, cannot be predicted nor allowed for.

While I’m on the subject of our Forces:

R.I.P., mate.

And lastly, you have no idea how much this pissed me off:

Royal Marines Soldier Told to Cover Up ‘Offensive’ Tattoo.