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  1. Thread: Soldier 2017

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    No thank god. I had SD No1 rank Markings on my...

    No thank god. I had SD No1 rank Markings on my combats when I first started in Uniform.Never made sense.OG uniform with big red and yellow rank on the sleeves.

    The current rank markings are...
  2. Thread: Soldier 2017

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    Better tell the wing so that they are wasting...

    Better tell the wing so that they are wasting their time. They are issued both Hi-viz and subdued IR reflective tricolours. Also the white part of the normal tricolour is visible with the naked eye...
  3. Thread: Soldier 2017

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    Yup. Standardised form.Download an amend as...

    Yup. Standardised form.Download an amend as required.Upload completed form to DF LL Cell. Also there is a clothing and footwear feedback portal on the D ORD page in the DCoS Support section on IKON.
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    Picture??? There were about four or five trial...

    Picture??? There were about four or five trial variants and then two went on issue. The black lining square toed Blackthorn version and the maroon coloured lining, rounded toe Boylan version pictured...
  5. Thread: Soldier 2017

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    Female rep on DFCC lobbied for their removal....

    Female rep on DFCC lobbied for their removal.
    And yes. Recruits/2*'s and RDF do not get issued UBACS so they wear the DPM shirt in the field in warm weather. Not exactly a level playing field. IMHO...
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    NATO OCC.Been going on for the last couple of...

    NATO OCC.Been going on for the last couple of years. First unit evaluated was a Cavalry Squadron. 1ACS was the nucleus for that.
    SOFEVAL(ARW Task Unit ) and MAREVAL (NS Vessel) happening this year....
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    Yeah, The Army DPMs.

    Yeah, The Army DPMs.
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    They don't, Seyntex does.

    They don't, Seyntex does.
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    Oh my god.The new Canadian Navy uniform...

    Oh my god.The new Canadian Navy uniform is............navy.
    Surelllllllllllllllllllly that's goes against "International best practice for Naval working uniforms"???:rolleyes:
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    Get on to your Representative...

    Get on to your Representative association......................Oh wait!:rolleyes:

    All jokes aside.That's a disgrace.Your Cadre and RDF Officers/SNCO's need to get their finger out. I was told...
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    Typical DF. Seriously. J1 need to get the finger...

    Typical DF. Seriously. J1 need to get the finger out ref the Admin Instruction. A lad arrived back from overseas leave today at my callsign wearing his ISSUED Brown Haix. He had worn out his Black...
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    A responsible adult:-D All jokes aside.Nothing...

    A responsible adult:-D

    All jokes aside.Nothing laid down as to who does it once it is done. The medics are NOT doing it. It can be done by training/cadre staff etc. Sub -unit Temperature check...
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    RDF Weekly training recommences second week of...

    RDF Weekly training recommences second week of September. FTT can recommence after the third weekend in October. Both will have strict guidelines attached.
    And no. You DON'T quarantine before...
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    Told by one of the stores lads at my unit that...

    Told by one of the stores lads at my unit that the rollout has started.If you put in for Operational boots now you are issued the brown Haix.
    All we need is the regs changed to allow us to wear them...
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    As usual Brilliant ideas such as this are...

    As usual Brilliant ideas such as this are personality driven.I believe that "Personality" has retired.Letting common sense return.
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    And you would be issued the current,black,boot....

    And you would be issued the current,black,boot. Remember I said the Brown light Op/Bk boot is only being discussed. No purchase yet AFAIK.

    So.It will be interesting to see how the head shed...
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    I have worn mine tabbing in very wet weather.No...

    I have worn mine tabbing in very wet weather.No issues.Kept my feet dry.
    Worn them hillwalking in wet weather,in thick wet mud and through streams.No issues.(Recommend Gaiters though as they are a...
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    Your GoogleFU is weak young Grasshopper.:biggrin:...

    Your GoogleFU is weak young Grasshopper.:biggrin:

    https://www.bundeswehr-und-mehr.de/original-bundeswehr-haix-kampfstiefel-leicht-mod-2018-bw-bergstiefel-braun-1-2-3-wahl/a-4903
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    No.It is far from Grand.But the reality of the...

    No.It is far from Grand.But the reality of the situation is that the DoD have,and continue to,hold the DF back.So the DF has developed a make do attitude and tries to get the most "bang for its buck"...
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    The original model will continue to be...

    The original model will continue to be manufactured for Government contracts. BW and DF are just two contracts I know of.
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    Sorry. Could you define "Misuse of assets". The...

    Sorry. Could you define "Misuse of assets". The DF are purchasing the 295's to be able to fill many roles.Not to be a one trick pony.Primarily they will fly around ID'ing trawlers but should the DF...
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    Very light and comfortable,but needs some...

    Very light and comfortable,but needs some breaking in.Good waterproofing.Speed lace system takes a bit of getting used to. Nubuck leather needs more care than just slapping on a bit of Kiwi.(haix...
  23. Thread: Pilatus PC-12 NG

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    The "new" 280 still needs one too.I hate the...

    The "new" 280 still needs one too.I hate the white and red.Totally un-military.
  24. Thread: Mali.

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    Irish SOF in Mali are part of the UN MINUSMA...

    Irish SOF in Mali are part of the UN MINUSMA mission not EUTM.

    Our training teams are part of EUTM Mali.
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    Correct. The only way to tell Cadets in DPM is by...

    Correct. The only way to tell Cadets in DPM is by their rank markings. 1X Horizontal white stripe for Junior class and 2x Horizontal White stripes for senior class.
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