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Pompey News: "New Man Takes Over As Top Warrant Officer"

slim

War Hero
Is he allowed to pick up the Joss and his reggies for haircuts and shaves?
If so definitely top job:clap:
 
Yep, that's why they need a long stick with a knobbly bit on the end.

Late seventies early eighties there was a guy I knew.He had alopecia or something, most of his hair had fallen out.Being a vain sort he got two wigs. one a longish haired walking out wig and the other he gave a woeful military hair cut and attached it to his hat, so he could put the whole thing on in one movement.Anyway, on parade for something or other, he gets a poke in the back with above mentioned stick, and the one word. 'Haircut'. To which he takes of hat and attached rug and says. 'This short enough for you'
 

soleil

War Hero
I was just re-reading the Pompey News article and this bit caught my eye:

"There was an official ceremony on board HMS Victory, attended by the Second Sea Lord Vice-Admiral, Sir David Steel."

2SL was awarded the CBE, but I don't think that the KBE has come his way .... yet.
 

Ninja_Stoker

War Hero
Moderator
Maybe he won a race at the Olympics, it's pretty much instantaneous nowadays. I note there are howls about Beckham & Murray not being knighted immediately, ignoring the fact that they've not long had OBE' s.
 
Casey to Cass not many letter changes, are we trying to save money here?

I was a plane (I say plane it was a seaking) captain with Steve back in the 80's (820). Congrats shippers.


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