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    Quote Originally Posted by Truck Driver View Post
    Chances are someone higher in the chain is close to retirement, so the net effect of promoting replacements will probably result in this being a permanent appointment
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    I shoulda taken up fortune telling...
    "Well, stone me! We've had cocaine, bribery and Arsenal scoring two goals at home. But just when you thought there were truly no surprises left in football, Vinnie Jones turns out to be an international player!" (Jimmy Greaves)!"

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    So who runs JTF now?
    German 1: Private Schnutz, I have bad news for you.
    German 2: Private? I am a general!
    German 1: That is the bad news.

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    New JTF Commander named today.

    J3/5

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    New JTF Commander named today.
    Did they get the step as well ?
    "Are they trying to shoot down the other drone? "

    "No, they're trying to fly the tank"

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    Quote Originally Posted by Fantasia View Post
    New JTF Commander named today.

    J3/5
    Any idea who?

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    Quote Originally Posted by A/TEL View Post
    Any idea who?
    https://www.independent.ie/irish-new...-39830420.html

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    He is the JTF COS, not the COM

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    Saw a photo of an Acting Brig Gen (new) on the DF Flickr page earlier
    "Well, stone me! We've had cocaine, bribery and Arsenal scoring two goals at home. But just when you thought there were truly no surprises left in football, Vinnie Jones turns out to be an international player!" (Jimmy Greaves)!"

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    Quote Originally Posted by Truck Driver View Post
    Saw a photo of an Acting Brig Gen (new) on the DF Flickr page earlier
    https://www.flickr.com/photos/dfmagazine/50851503808/#

    A/Brig Gen Brendan McGuinness - Cdr JTF

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    Don't know him - what was he before this ?
    "Are they trying to shoot down the other drone? "

    "No, they're trying to fly the tank"

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    Quote Originally Posted by trellheim View Post
    Don't know him - what was he before this ?
    Think he was D Inf at some point previous, if I'm not mistaken (not his immediately previous appointment)
    "Well, stone me! We've had cocaine, bribery and Arsenal scoring two goals at home. But just when you thought there were truly no surprises left in football, Vinnie Jones turns out to be an international player!" (Jimmy Greaves)!"

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    Quote Originally Posted by trellheim View Post
    Don't know him - what was he before this ?
    See post #528

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    Quote Originally Posted by Truck Driver View Post
    Think he was D Inf at some point previous, if I'm not mistaken (not his immediately previous appointment)
    Different Col McGuinness

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    Quote Originally Posted by DeV View Post
    Different Col McGuinness
    He was D Inf and subsequently CMC.

    He has also been EO J1 and OC 7Bn and an overseas unit commander.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Fantasia View Post
    He was D Inf and subsequently CMC.

    He has also been EO J1 and OC 7Bn and an overseas unit commander.
    I stand corrected

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