Armed forces imam honoured with OBE

Discussion in 'Current Affairs' started by tomcat24, Mar 18, 2014.

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  1. I dunno, they come over here being awarded our awards...
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  2. Well done that man..I mean imam..:salut:
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  3. Blackrat

    Blackrat War Hero Moderator Book Reviewer

    Good for him. He's done a good job so why not reward him?
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  4. At least the Navi knows that Mecca is not just a dance hall!
  5. Like to see him in rig wearing it?

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  6. I dont think he is actually a member of the armed forces hence no rig.
  7. Is he not a servings sky pilot like the rest of them then?

    Is he getting paid by the mob?

    Is he joint service?

    Or is he a civil servant?

    Just seems a bit weird that different rules seem to be applied here?

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  8. I think that certain relgions (Muslim, Sikh etc) are honorary part time workers and not in the mob per se, unlike the christian Bish's.
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  9. I think they are almost advisors to the MOD. Where would you draft a muslim, jewish, buddhist, sikh bish too. They are hardly mainstream religions in the armed forces.
  10. Para 3117 emergency burial.

    Never knew that!

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