Hi folks,

At the end of last year, we were watching Kim Jong Un and Donald Trump sabre rattling at each other and it felt like we were on the precipice of war. Last week, we witnessed The North Korean leader meeting with his South Korean counterpart, the cessation of the North Korean nuclear programme and promises of peace. Events in Syria mean that we haven’t yet pulled back from the brink but these developments are fascintaing and fast-paced, so who knows what’s next?

Former servicemen and women who were based in Paderborn, Germany are urged to get in touch with the Royal Military Police if they know anything about the disappearence of Katrice Lee who went missing from the base in 1981. If you were there at that time, please do rack your brains and maybe this 36-year-old mystery can finally be solved.

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Regards,

The Team

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News round–up    

BMW Downplayed Electrical Fault Before Crash That Killed Gurkha Veteran

Techies! Britain's defence secretary wants you – for cyber-sniping at Russia

Veteran Makes Documentary On Life After The Battlefield

UK sells Panther fleet

Dozens of elite firearms officers who guard Britain’s nuclear weapons can't carry guns because they are too UNFIT

HARDENED TROOPS More than 1,000 members of the Armed Forces have been prescribed Viagra — and it’s funded by taxpayers

NATO is boosting its armour in Europe — and US tanks just marched on German roads for the first time in 15 years

Is this an ISIS ‘blooper’ reel? Footage ‘seized my US military’ shows terrorists crashing into each other while doing leapfrogs, falling over and performing awful martial arts

Pressure For Special Forces To Face Parliament Scrutiny

Former soldiers willing to help Ballymurphy Massacre inquest

St Athan dad's bid to prove British citizenship for first holiday

Brummie grandad who served in British Army told he is not British enough for a UK Passport

SAS soldiers parachute jump in tribute to British soldier killed on anti-Isis operation

‘Angel of Dieppe’ nun who stood up to Nazi Soldiers who saved British and Canadian soldiers’ lives after disastrous Allied Raid on occupied French Port dies aged 103

Two years for teen 'cyber terrorist' who targeted US officials

Soldiers 'furious' at overworked mascot dog driven to his ‘deathbed’

World War 3: Iraq 'JOINS FORCES' with Syria, Russia and Iran creating dangerous new Axis

How to join the Army, Navy or RAF and the criteria you need to meet

Do you have any news you think we should feature, or any areas you’d like us to cover? Email us at:…[email protected]

You could be eligible for a university degree in management

A university degree in management can lead you into a worthwhile second career. Your rank could make you eligible for an online MBA at a prestigious UK university. Even if you have a specialist skill, a university degree in management is particularly relevant as your next career path should take you into management.

www.onlineuniversitymilipol.com works with military and ex-military candidates worldwide. We pilot you through the university acceptance process by turning your Services experience into ‘academic points’ so that you are offered an online university place with LSM (distance learning associate college of Anglia Ruskin University). There is no charge for this work, as it is paid by LSM, so you can find out if you comply without obligation. We remain with you throughout your study and will even attend the graduation ceremony on your behalf if you are abroad.

The cost of online study is significantly less than that of attending university and, more importantly, you do not need to stop working whilst gaining your degree.

One of the big advantages of online study is flexibility, particularly when you are unable to commit to a fixed weekly schedule. You might even finish earlier than an attending student if you are able to put in more time but your qualification and benefits will be exactly the same. Additionally, you can start after acceptance rather than waiting for the next year like an attending student.

Email: [email protected] or see www.onlineuniversitymilipol.com for more information.

Events etc.

Upcoming events can be found on these sites for the Royal Air ForceRoyal Navy and Army – something for everyone!

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Reunions

Do you have any reunions you want to let everyone know about?

Just send in your name and details of how interested parties can get in contact. Also let us know the details of the reunion — who it's for, place, time etc. and a website if there is one, and we’ll include it in our next newsletter.

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Genie: "You have 3 wishes."

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Genie: "I promise that won't happen. I'm so sure it won't I'll give you infinite wishes if it does!"

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Genie: "You son of a…"

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