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  1. Thread: Flag Drill

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    There might be no ceremony but at the same time...

    There might be no ceremony but at the same time it's not scrunched up and shoved in a drawer.
    Surely there are some instructions on the matter??
  2. Thread: Flag Drill

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    That's how the ceremony goes and it's what is in...

    That's how the ceremony goes and it's what is in the Taoiseach info.

    The question though is "is that the way the flag is to be folded?"

    If you were to go to the Bks in the morning is that the...
  3. Thread: Flag Drill

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    Hi, When I was a lad we were told that the green...

    Hi,
    When I was a lad we were told that the green and orange should never touch.
    However in the recent document released by the Department of an Taoiseach
    ...
  4. Thread: Flags to schools.

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    I really can't add much to toolbox and B20. ...

    I really can't add much to toolbox and B20.

    Once upon a time people were proud to wear their uniform.

    Now it seems people only wear No1s when they have to.
    I couldn't attend.
    My daughter was...
  5. Thread: Flags to schools.

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    The two person team that came to my daughter's...

    The two person team that came to my daughter's school became a 4 person team as the two parents in full uniform was asked by the two to join them.

    I couldn't get off work but my time will come.
    ...
  6. Thread: Flags to schools.

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    They have??? I'm on one of the teams. Tasked...

    They have???

    I'm on one of the teams. Tasked to deliver our flags mid month.
    I was given to understand it was 2 RDF NCOs plus 1 PDF officer per team.
    We have been given a screed.
    But that's it....
  7. Thread: iveco ambulance

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    No nothing about that sort of thing. I was only...

    No nothing about that sort of thing.
    I was only referring to the ability to go places.
    There was an Iveco Ambulance and LTAV at the pumps in CBB. They are about same height and length and so would...
  8. Thread: iveco ambulance

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    Dev Mowag is a higher mobility vehicle than the...

    Dev Mowag is a higher mobility vehicle than the LTAV. Hence Iveco wouldn't go wher the Mowag goes and neither would the LTAV.

    Not sure if NG's example is quite as good for your cause as you might...
  9. Thread: iveco ambulance

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    Murphy you are dead right, we are not at war. ...

    Murphy you are dead right, we are not at war.

    And so by your logic don't need such vehicles or to practice silly things like sectional battle drills or cas evac because we aren't at war so we...
  10. Thread: iveco ambulance

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    But TD thats the point isn't it. During any...

    But TD thats the point isn't it.

    During any battle medics do what they have to do.
    It would ne nice if all casualties fell beside a convenient road to your nice day-glow ambulance could pull up...
  11. Thread: iveco ambulance

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    If we are to follow best practice to the letter...

    If we are to follow best practice to the letter then there is no such thing as no helo.

    After all for health and safety reasons no one should be out in inclement weather.
  12. Thread: iveco ambulance

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    But in that case best practice and safety first...

    But in that case best practice and safety first would require a helicopter evac any where that a standard ambulance could go.

    Or on the other hand if you want to be totally by the book on health...
  13. Thread: iveco ambulance

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    What is best practice? Normal ambulances don't...

    What is best practice?

    Normal ambulances don't normally go off road.

    The civvi ones that do, like the CD, go into nice fields etc.

    These monster ambulances are built to go anywhere. Through...
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    S&S what did you do? I forked out €300 in the...

    S&S what did you do?

    I forked out €300 in the last year on A&E charges.
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    Whatever about ID cards there are other "are we...

    Whatever about ID cards there are other "are we getting" or "does that apply" questions.

    I was in A&E recently it says members of the defence forces and their families are exempt from the A&E...
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    Yep time will tell alright. What more can be...

    Yep time will tell alright.

    What more can be said really.
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    I know there is more than one thread where...

    I know there is more than one thread where posters were berated for even suggesting that CIT escorts were a security job not a military one.
    That without cash escorts the country would be in ruin....
  18. Thread: More Trucks..

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    Some of those scanias are not DROPS. They are...

    Some of those scanias are not DROPS.

    They are CHUs

    They can be DROPS but in the mode in the pic they are not.

    I don't know what that means but the tpt lads do.
  19. I totally agree. But the DF are not the only...

    I totally agree.

    But the DF are not the only ones effected.

    More than one of my friends are in a position where they have had to see work where commuting is not an option.
    With children in...
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    Are the military restricted under the new EU...

    Are the military restricted under the new EU regulations with regard to the maximum power of Hoover Tanks?

    I think if we are it would allow other nations to really clean up!!!!
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    I think in different ways it is clear that...

    I think in different ways it is clear that Doctors share info.
    The fact that DF wont share basic medical info is not relevant. Unless of course they found something seriously wrong. In which case...
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    I am not saying any thing about FOI. Have you...

    I am not saying any thing about FOI.

    Have you not noticed that you are asked who your doctor is?

    I completed my medical. Bricins contacted my Doctor and got further information. Hence they have...
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    correction to your correction............well a...

    correction to your correction............well a slight correction.
    One of the blood tests is for thyroid. If not done within a couple of hours it gives the wrong result. So bloods have less than 5...
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    So thats 1 pln of recruits to Tpt Coy and 1 pln...

    So thats
    1 pln of recruits to Tpt Coy and 1 pln of recruits to 7 inf Bn?

    Makes less sense now.
    I thought it was supposed to be same as PDF?
    In as recruit and then become what ever as vacancies...
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    Am I reading you right. Each corps will run...

    Am I reading you right.

    Each corps will run its own pln of recruits?
    Isn't that just going back to the old way?
    Wasn't the strength of PAs drastically reduces?
    Surely Inf is the biggest corps...
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