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Age old questions bit of a quiz: Why did the Army do things?

Article about: Why did the Army do things? Why paint coal white? I know the answer I am interestad to know who else does? During the war and during National Service the British Army spent time painting coa

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    correct but test is missing

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    Quote by ian View Post
    correct but test is missing
    New one on me fella, I'm still in and we use EDIP, not saying you are wrong, things change constantly in this job.

    OK what about;

    PAWPERSO?

    This has been updated recently, but the above is what we were using when I tipped up at Depot in 1988

    Cheers,

    Chappy.

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    good god that one has me completely stumped
    ive no idea at all
    cheers ian

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    [QUOTE=Chappy;118980]
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    TQMS : Technical Quartermaster Sergeant.

    Cheers,

    Chappy.
    In the Artillery it stood for Troop Quartermaster Stores.
    And a few more...

    DON 10
    RAMDI
    SEZ unit

    And how many remember the SOXMIS cards issued in Germany?

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    yep i remember soxmis you had to report through the system every time you saw one of there vehicles

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    Still got a SOXMIS card buried in a box somewhere. Will have a look for it and post up if I can find it guys.

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    Quote by Wolfspear View Post
    I can still strip down an SLR in my mind after 30 years how about that

    Nick
    I can still mentally strip (Undress) the female sex at nearly forty years of age

    Nige.
    "Now, I've designed this like a collapsing bag ! "

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    Now seriously regarding short hair cuts, this is now a common practice for heath reasons, as short hair is much better if you receive a serous head wound or injury and help with reducing secondary infections.

    Nige
    "Now, I've designed this like a collapsing bag ! "

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    i can still mentally strip (undress) the female sex at nearly forty years of age :d

    nige.
    :d:d:d
    "In all my years as a soldier, I have never seen men fight so hard." - SS Obergruppenfuhrer Wilhelm Bittrich - Arnhem

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    Still got a SOXMIS card buried in a box somewhere. Will have a look for it and post up if I can find it guys.
    SOXMIS - Soviet Military Mission , I remember those guys driving around Germany. We were told not to annoy them
    "In all my years as a soldier, I have never seen men fight so hard." - SS Obergruppenfuhrer Wilhelm Bittrich - Arnhem

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