Newsletter – 6 May 2021
May 6, 2021 Newsletter
We are delighted to report that we are back in the office full time, which is great because we are also enormously busy. As you'll see below, vacancies have been really hotting up so – at the risk of sounding like a broken record – please do make sure all your details are up to date so we can match you to a role.
Princess Anne looks set to take on yet more roles including military patronages following the death of Prince Philip and the self-enforced retirement of Prince Harry from Royal duties. We can't help but wonder how on earth she will have time. She's been put forward due to the 'enormous respect' that the armed forces have for her – do you agree?
Next month will see the 77th anniversary of the D-Day landings and with Coronavirus travel restrictions still in place for the time being, we are pleased to see that there will be a UK-based commemorative event at the Royal Memorial Arboretum in Staffordshire. Virtual events were necessary last year but it is wonderful to be able to gather and remember in person.
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'It should NEVER have gone to court': Daughter of soldier shot dead in The Troubles tells of joy as trial of two veterans accused of murdering IRA leader COLLAPSES after judge rejects 1972 evidence 'dressed up' as new
Volunteers spend five days digging out perfectly-preserved WWII TANK that has been buried 30ft beneath Cambridgeshire Fens for 74 YEARS
Addenbrooke's Hospital: US government to pay for destroyed helipad
The British Army’s Legacy in Iraq and Afghanistan
Bioweapons and super soldiers: How the UK is joining the genomic technology arms race
New military museum for Royal Logistic Corps opening near Winchester
Bath-based company wins subcontract to make parts for British Army combat vehicle
Ex-paratrooper's jump from helicopter confirmed as world record
Korean War veteran honoured by great nephew's run
Ex-SAS soldier from Hereford set for solo row across Atlantic
Royal Navy deploying aircraft carrier and Tomahawk missile submarine to seas around China and Russia
Homeless army veteran who feared he would die uses boxing to battle back from drug addiction
Anzac Day: Service Takes Place In Gloucestershire Cemetery
New Charity Aims To Erect War Memorials To Recognise Muslim Military Contribution
Tory election candidate suspended over Twitter history of police slurs, hardcore pornography and boasts about drug taking while in an army unit that guards the Queen
MOD Has 'Neglected' Housing For Personnel For Many Years, Report Says
New Law To Protect Veterans Who Served In Northern Ireland Coming 'Soon'
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Joke: Magic Lamp
A sales rep, an administration clerk, and the manager are walking to lunch when they find an antique oil lamp. They rub it and a Genie comes out.
The Genie says, "I'll give each of you just one wish" "Me first! Me first!" says the administration clerk. "I want to be in the Bahamas, driving a speedboat, without a care in the world."
Poof! She's gone.
"Me next! Me next!" says the sales rep. "I want to be in Hawaii, relaxing on the beach with my personal masseuse, an endless supply of Pina Coladas and the love of my life."
Poof! He's gone.
"OK, you're up," the Genie says to the manager.
The manager says, "I want those two back in the office after lunch."
Moral of the story:
Always let your boss have the first say.
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