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    2 NCO's on the 1996/97 Officer Cse were promoted...

    2 NCO's on the 1996/97 Officer Cse were promoted prior to 1994, but they had joined in 1991 (CSS Units).
    The first female officer would have commenced her Officer Cse in 1995 to be commissioned in...
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    1992 - Falling Plates competition open to FCA....

    1992 - Falling Plates competition open to FCA.
    2001 - Withdrawal of the Carl Gustav SMG
    2001 - Foot & Mouth outbreak - FCA Training postponed
    2002 - Withdrawal of the Brandt 120mm Mortar for HE...
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    2010 - All-Army SA Individual Prizes minus Cash

    2010 - All-Army SA Individual Prizes minus Cash
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    1994 - Braveheart takes over the Curragh Camp

    1994 - Braveheart takes over the Curragh Camp
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    1998 - First round of Barracks closures

    1998 - First round of Barracks closures
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    [QUOTE=trellheim;457166]If anyone wants to...

    [QUOTE=trellheim;457166]If anyone wants to correct the dates let me know



    1996- First female FCA officer commissioned
    2017 - First female FCA officer commissioned reaches compulsory...
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    [QUOTE=trellheim;457166]If anyone wants to...

    [QUOTE=trellheim;457166]If anyone wants to correct the dates let me know

    Well done Trell, definite memory test !: here are the 1 Bde or 1 S.Comd differences at that time:


    1990 - Working...
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    I agree however the only caveat, is the no. Of...

    I agree however the only caveat, is the no. Of NCOs on display. I count 3. Taking that this picture is from the mid 90's, were NCOs allowed on PDF team compositions as firers.? The FCA equivalent...
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    Page 1 only. no need to contact destination...

    Page 1 only.

    no need to contact destination unit,...formally, if you know a vacancy exists for your rank ?
    Always nice to approach someone informally, if you know them, and are known to be an...
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    well, considering he chose to relinquish a Coy...

    well, considering he chose to relinquish a Coy Comdr Infantry appt for a CIS SO appt, it certainly has a bearing :tongue:
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    [QUOTE=DeV;406559] What makes you think...

    What makes you think the officers appt'd do not hold these skills ?, the CIS individual certainly does.
    1 Bde appt is also CIS.
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    " Can't speak for country units but hearing that...

    " Can't speak for country units but hearing that a lot of senior RDF are holding things up and trying to run their unit as their own private empire. "

    It must be Infantry only you're talking about...
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    Stationed in an occupied post pre the...

    Stationed in an occupied post pre the re-assignment to the Reserve is an advantage. Phase 1 training continued as per the Admin-O guidelines, which also served to show our wares to fellow reservists...
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    Hi Goldie, The sleeve with the star is alot...

    Hi Goldie,

    The sleeve with the star is alot more difficult to photoshop, considering the creases/fall of the material in the original.
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    The hosting of "Irish Night" was normally opened...

    The hosting of "Irish Night" was normally opened with a Long Puc competition, hence the hurleys.
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    rumour of an RDF-O end of October in 2 Bde AO,...

    rumour of an RDF-O end of October in 2 Bde AO, following the Bde-O's.
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    but there was still only 1 officer competed in...

    but there was still only 1 officer competed in the FP teams in the 1 Bde, so that reasoning didn't come through either. 5 teams competed in 1 Bde.
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    I think this was in place before the USP was...

    I think this was in place before the USP was introduced....so pre 2008
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    Sure is MO, but without any of the former D...

    Sure is MO, but without any of the former D Reserve staff.
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    Different sponsors this year, the DFAA,...

    Different sponsors this year, the DFAA, competition being run by the J7 Directorate, as opposed to D Reserve. Hence the lack of glass, and the 'Athletic' type medal.

    Scores were down on 2012, with...
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    That doesn't apply to all Units in the South.

    That doesn't apply to all Units in the South.
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    The only fuel allowance I've come across is PO...

    The only fuel allowance I've come across is PO Car, for RDF Officers.

    Haven't heard of any other form of allowance.

    Facilitated Transport from Units to the Unit address is a local arrangement,...
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    Certainly agree that nobody in 2012 were denied 7...

    Certainly agree that nobody in 2012 were denied 7 days, but in 2010 & 2011, some were refused > 7 days, on the pretence that some within the Unit might require the 7 days, and I say a big 'MIGHT',...
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    Point I was making kermit is that the total...

    Point I was making kermit is that the total manday allowance was in & around 30000 for 2012.

    Take current body count - 4400 (as of 31 August) x 7 = 30800.
    Now this is almost suitable to...
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    - Don't forget that the RDF manday allowance does...

    - Don't forget that the RDF manday allowance does not entitle all members to partake in 4, so not entirely an accurate reflection.
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