Hi Folks,

As we approach Remembrance Sunday and pay respect to the fallen, the injured and veterans of all wars, it’s important to ask ourselves “where would we be without them?”

That’s why we’re asking you to keep an eye on our poppy sellers. Unfortunately, there are those people who want to verbally abuse poppy sellers for whatever twisted reason but this year things took a revolting turn with a fire attack on a young cadet in Manchester. There’s no need to stoop to the level of those who abuse poppy sellers, but verbally standing up for them or threatening them with the police will often diffuse the situation.

We hope that you have a calm and peaceful Remembrance Day and get the respect that you deserve- let’s work together to make sure these incidents become rarer by the year.

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News Round–up

In pictures: They that are left 

Libyan cadets sent home early after Cambridge sex assaults 

Third of soldiers are injured in training

How much force will, or can, the UK bring to bear against IS?

Military covenant ‘failing to protect injured veterans’ 

Armed soldiers pictured guarding major London tourist attraction over fears of Ottawa-style terror attack

Falklands War 2? Argentina’s new fighters a serious threat 

Argentina’s Falklands minister: ‘There is absolutely no chance of another invasion’ 

Goodbye Afghanistan: where next for British troops? 

Afghanistan’s battlefield slang 

Police, Guard members face penalties in risque bikini film shoot

Police step in to shopping centre row after soldier refused cigarettes ‘because he was wearing military uniform’ 

Rents for military accommodation to rise, says minister

Russia to Expand Military Presence on Arctic Coast as Race for the North Heats Up

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Charity News
Troopers Alan Berkeley, 20, from Canvey Island, and 21-year-old Tom Pike from Somerset, who are in the Kings Royal Hussars.
Are take part in the Bupa Great South Run on 26 October, running 10 miles through Portsmouth and along the seafront, but not just in shorts and a T-shirt – dressed as camels!. They decided to dressed up as camels as a way to get noticed to get as much money for Marie Curie Cancer Care as they can.
They will also be tackling a trek across one of the hottest regions in the world, the Sahara Desert, which includes more than 23 hours of gruelling work.
It would mean a lot to both of them to raise as much as they can for the great charity, as they both know how much the charity helps people – even just a donation of £1 can help!
To donate to the boys, go to www.justgiving.com/TeamHussar<http://www.justgiving.com/TeamHussar>  or text HUSS47 to 70070 with the amount to donate and don’t forget to give there facebook page www.facebook.com/alanandtomsfundraisingpage<http://www.facebook.com/alanandtomsfundraisingpage>  a like and a share.

Former Para & Royal British Legion Member Nearing Title

The Monarchs Way foot path Warwickshire was certainly Paddy Doyle’s toughest cross country record to date. The former Para and 4th Dan martial arts instructor had to endure steep muddy inclines and ankle high waterlogged paths to clinch the Guinness World Record cross country marathon carrying a 40 lb pack, finishing in a new World Record time of 5 hrs 32 mins 07 secs. 

Doyle said “My support team were great, however speed marching a full marathon over a tough arduous cross country course made me focus more, I did not want to snap my ankle on this difficult and mentally testing Monarchs Way path”. 

He also set three records on the day which where 8 miles cross country 1 hr 34 mins 03 secs. 15 miles cross country 3 hrs 03 mins 28 secs and 20 mile cross country 4 hrs 27 mins 06 secs.World Record official commented “Paddy is well on his way to clearly surpass the 350th record milestone and may possibly achieve 355 feats of physical endurance challenges on 6 December.” Doyle currently holds 220 strength speed stamina feats and has achieved a career 352 titles.

Events etc.

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The UK’s top engineering recruiters will be seeking ex-military to fill hundreds of upcoming vacancies at The National Engineering & Construction Recruitment Exhibition on 28 & 29 November at the NEC, Birmingham.

To register free to attend visit engineerjobs.co.uk

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Joke: An engineer in hell

An engineer dies and goes to hell. He’s hot and miserable, so he decides to take action. The A/C has been busted for a long time, so he fixes it. Things cool down quickly. The moving walkway motor jammed, so he unjams it. People can get from place to place more easily. The TV was grainy and unclear, so he fixes the connection to the Satellite dish and now they get hundreds of high def channels, although they still cannot watch Breaking Bad on AMC.

One day, God decides to look down on Hell to see how his grand design is working out and notices that everyone is happy and enjoying cool drinks. He asks the Devil what’s up?

The Devil says, “Things are great down here since you sent us an engineer.”

“What?” says God. “An engineer? I didn’t send you one of those. That must have been a mistake. Send him upstairs immediately.”

The Devil responds, “No way. We want to keep our engineer. We like him.”

God demands, “If you don’t send him to me immediately, I’ll sue!”

The Devil laughs. “Where are You going to get a lawyer?”

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