Royal Marines and Paras may face merger

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  1. Has there been any more news to this merger between the bootnecks and the paras to help save money for the MOD, or was it just a journalistic rumour by the Daily Mail?

    Royal Marines and Paras may face merger in controversial military shake-up

    The Royal Marines could be merged with the Paras to form a new expeditionary brigade under a controversial military shake-up.
    The ‘nuclear’ option of creating a new expeditionary brigade is being considered as military chiefs try to make budget cuts of up to 20 per cent.
    Merging two such fiercely independent, illustrious and highly decorated fighting units is likely to cause resentment.

    Read more: Royal Marines and Paras may face merger in controversial military shake-up | Mail Online
     
  2. Done, done to death here and on ARRSE. Search and fill yer boots.
     
  3. Blackrat

    Blackrat War Hero Moderator Book Reviewer

    Or search SFSG.

    For "Merge" translate that to "Working Together".
     
  4. Ninja_Stoker

    Ninja_Stoker War Hero Moderator

    That article is dated 22 july, so doesn't quite fall into the category "current" as it was published pre-SDSR in the days before the snows, many moons back, over yonder plain.
     
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