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Royal marines officer ranks

Discussion in 'General Royal Marines Joining Chit Chat' started by Don't kill sean bean, Aug 3, 2019.

  1. dodgyknees

    dodgyknees Active Member

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    Even though I bat for the other side, I hoped Messenger would get it as Ive worked for him before and can attest to him being a top bloke. That being said, Carlton-Smith has a more than punchy CV should any of you get the chance to look him up (the video is a bit s#%t though).
     
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  2. Ninja_Stoker

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    Truth is, he was carrying two rolls of lino and someone pinched them.
     
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  3. Ninja_Stoker

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    True. Few reaching field/flag rank are unable to add a UKSF posting or two to their CV. I guess it depends on the rank & capacity in which they actively served whilst in that role. (Big picture planning [as DSF] or selection/boots on the ground involvement, prior to). Trouble is, the operational stuff cannot be published beyond generic, vague detail.

    Conversely the head of MI5 is a bog-standard Senior Civil Servant, not necessarily a former field officer. Donald Trump is Commander in Chief of the most powerful military force in the world - I doubt he served in the cub scouts.
     
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  4. Caversham

    Caversham Former RM Commando, Moderator

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    I thought he was just a cockwomble!

    Alan
     
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  5. Chelonian

    Chelonian Moderator

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    And I think that the 'studio' he's supposedly stood in is a CGI creation.
    In my imagination I keep hearing the words "You've let me down; you've let the school down; and you've let yourself down."
    I struggled not to laugh even when a fifteen-year-old.

    No worries. Diversity is respected here. :)
     
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  6. Caversham

    Caversham Former RM Commando, Moderator

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    I'm afraid you led with your chin there @dodgyknees!

    Alan
     
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