Troops hate to wear DEU and see it as punishment because
a) it’s uncomfortable
b) it’s high maintenance, and
c) it’s expensive to replace. Oh, and
d) the boots suck
That said, I didn’t mind wearing it when it was required, parades and whatnot. It didn’t bother me to wear it for final out...
I both overheard and witnessed the Sgt mafia plotting to destroy a young troop commander for no other reason than he didn't "look like he belonged in the regiment" in the mid 90s. No shit. And it wasn't an uncommon occurrence. Young officers came to the regiment with an unhealthy dislike for...
What’s the difference between this and when Sarah Ferguson was failing miserably in the pop charts against her much loved paragon of ALL the virtues sister in law? The press plays favourites, not everyone gets the trophy, no matter how much we all deserve it.
As far as I know, axes weren't out for these two till they told the family business they wanted out, and started shit chucking. Yes, he was in the military. So have royals since there have been royals. Don't get me wrong, his service and his charity work is exemplary. he's a great guy, it...
Junior royals have freedom of choice, just like everyone else. If you want out, you're all the way out, and there are consequences for that choice. Now the chickens have come to roost, they want to burn down the house they up till recently enjoyed sleeping in.