Former RM Commando, Moderator
- Mar 22, 2009
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Ah but does he wear HBM over his eyes?@Caversham It's more subtle than the bloke who frequents my local Co-op store wearing an SAS winged dagger t-shirt. Just in case anyone misses the reference he often also wears a gilet and a baseball cap both emblazoned with the phrase 'Special Forces'.
He's about my age and I've been tempted to politely comment when in the bread aisle that he must have had an interesting service career. But I guess that he'll probably just hiss "Sssh! I can't talk about it!"
My sentiments entirely. Ex-Paras are the worst offenders in this respect. I've seen RBL members wearing a regimental stable belt worn around a civvy blazer! Good grief!They were not impressed when I told them that if I were to take up their offer my rig would be Ron Hill shorts, OG T shirt and trainers, complete with lid and negative medals!
There were several thriving Parachute Regiment TA (Army Reserve) units in the 1970s. Many detachments now long gone and 16 PARA, which had a TA Pathfinder role, has vanished altogether.This is hazy going back to 1988 but we had a guy from I think 4 para on our shift, is that reserves? He swore by moustache , Harrington jacket and desert boots as the go to gear
Yep. But the look was so transparent. They might as well have worn uniform.Add Levis and long hair you have the SAS rig for working undercover .