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by DRACSS
Wed Nov 30, 2011 5:53 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: K2 BLACK PANTHER
Replies: 11
Views: 2673

K2 BLACK PANTHER

There seems to be a "new kid on the block" in the form of the new South Korean MBT, the K2 BLACK PANTHER. It is supposedly the worlds most expensive tank at $5-8 million dollars EACH The MILITARY TODAY website , amongst others shows a 4 minute video of its potenial, I was impressed with its capabili...
by DRACSS
Tue Nov 22, 2011 10:20 am
Forum: Regimental Chat
Topic: The Heroes of Ramnuggar
Replies: 15
Views: 5520

Re: The Heroes of Ramnuggar

TO THE HEROES OF RAMNUGGUR, ON THIS 163RD ANNIVERSARY.
THE PORT GLASSES WILL BE OUT THIS EVENING IN PRAISE OF THEM ALL
by DRACSS
Fri Nov 04, 2011 8:25 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: wolfgang
Replies: 8
Views: 2398

Re: wolfgang

Wolfgang always seemed to know where the units where bivying, i heard on the grapvine in Saltau that the rhienselen camp RSM kept him in the picture each week for the cost of a half chicken and chips. oH WHAT FUN IT WAS TO INFORM HIM AS TO THE "ENEMIES " LOCATION, AND THEN TO SEE HIS LIGHTS AND BELL...
by DRACSS
Wed Nov 02, 2011 5:39 pm
Forum: Messages of Condolence
Topic: Mrs Eileen O'Meara
Replies: 27
Views: 10527

Re: Mrs Eileen O'Meara

PADDY PLEASE ACCEPT OUR SINCERE CONDOLENCES ON THE SAD LOSS OF EILEEN , WE HAVE VERY FOND MEMORIES OF HER
DRAC & DENNY
by DRACSS
Tue Nov 01, 2011 2:28 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Immigration Petition
Replies: 24
Views: 6524

Re: Immigration Petition

Stood on the cat in my rush to sign it
thanks, still recruiting more to sighn
by DRACSS
Sun Oct 30, 2011 12:39 pm
Forum: Regimental Chat
Topic: Can You Identify These Medal Ribbons?
Replies: 10
Views: 3253

Re: Can You Identify These Medal Ribbons?

I do not believe that the ribbon shown was at any time a fixture for the regimental Below is the actual designation of the medal when it was introduced by the Commanding Officer, Lt Col Browne-Synge-Hutchinson. VC , on the 24th July 1009. The medal was to be of silver3/16 of an inch thick and 1- 7/8...
by DRACSS
Fri Oct 28, 2011 1:58 pm
Forum: Messages of Condolence
Topic: Major General Peter B Cavendish CB OBE DL
Replies: 25
Views: 9133

Re: Major General Peter B Cavendish CB OBE DL

Sincere condolences to the family of this soft spoken true gentleman. who continually installed a huge sense of pride and belonging within the regiment. He was a well respected Commanding Officer who paid Denny and I a great compliment , by attending our wedding in the Coporals Mess Barker barracks ...
by DRACSS
Wed Oct 12, 2011 9:11 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Moved Quarters
Replies: 15
Views: 3935

Re: Moved Quarters

Hi my old gunner i am Very happy to see your move from the Rathole, best of luck in your new quater.
(i would have loved to have witnessed you "march out !!)
Fond regards
Drac
by DRACSS
Wed Oct 12, 2011 9:06 am
Forum: Messages of Condolence
Topic: Mick Greenwood
Replies: 49
Views: 18902

Re: Mick Greenwood

Just returned from Sri Lanka , and we were very saddened to read of Micks passing. Much of the previous sentiments have been 100% correct about this special Hawk. He was a real regimental chacecter who together with his lovely wife Pat became involed with many aspects of reimental life .I remember t...
by DRACSS
Sun Aug 21, 2011 3:43 pm
Forum: Regimental Chat
Topic: another hawk
Replies: 19
Views: 5627

Re: another hawk

Best wishes for the hospital visit John,
I wonder if John Grimshaw is still sporting his facial handle bar moustache
DRAC
by DRACSS
Fri Jul 29, 2011 11:18 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Gulf War One
Replies: 15
Views: 5908

Re: Gulf War One

I enjoyed reading Hugh Mcmanners "GULF WAR ONE " book, however i would say that it seriously understates the troubled relationship between Col Mike Vickery and the red tape and pedantic workings of Brigade Headquarters. It seemed to me at B echelon, that the CO was fighting on two fronts to achieve ...
by DRACSS
Wed Jul 20, 2011 4:21 pm
Forum: Regimental Chat
Topic: GEORGE MAGGS IN HOSPITAL !!
Replies: 25
Views: 13731

Re: GEORGE MAGGS IN HOSPITAL !!

Have spoken to George again today, sadly there seems to be no real improvement at this time.(still cannot get far on the "zimmercycle" ) He sounded a little down at first but started to cheer up after a while. He does not posses a computer, consequently i have kept him up to date with your best wish...
by DRACSS
Tue Jul 19, 2011 3:54 pm
Forum: Messages of Condolence
Topic: Percy Howell
Replies: 20
Views: 6116

Re: Percy Howell

Sadly another fine hawk who as departed this world.
Sincere condolences to the family
Drac
by DRACSS
Tue Apr 19, 2011 9:28 pm
Forum: Regimental Chat
Topic: DRAC 65th
Replies: 16
Views: 4782

Re: DRAC 65th

Many thanks to all of you and your best wishes. It was great to see you all last weekend . LONG MAY WE REIGN INDEPENDENT :D
by DRACSS
Sun Apr 03, 2011 1:26 pm
Forum: Messages of Condolence
Topic: Alan (Mousey) Rowe
Replies: 36
Views: 17854

Re: Alan (Mousey) Rowe

I HAVE FOND MEMORIES OF MOUSEY ROWE, HE WAS VERY LOYAL TO HIS MATES, AND THE REGIMENT, SPOKE HIS MIND, AND POSSESSED A GREAT SENSE OF HUMOUR
OUR SINCERE CONDOLENCES TO HIS FAMILY
DRAC AND DENNY