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News - Newsletter - 22 December 2011

Posted: 22/12/2011 11:18 | News Home

Hi Folks,

So - our final Newsletter before Christmas - and the final one for 2011. It's got news and a special offer and events and a Christmas Joke. What more could you want from a the newsletter? Oh, er yeah - we've got a load of jobs vacancies too! From everyone at Ex-Mil Recruitment - Have a great Christmas and a Brilliant New Year - and stay safe in 2012.

If you have any suggestions or ideas for items you'd like us to include, or any feedback on the newsletter — good or otherwise, please email us–

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New Jobs since the last Newsletter

P/T Management Consultant (487jc) Home Based £600-700 per day

Technical Author (Senior) (486ne) Berkshire £26,540 - £33,840

Project Planning Engineer (Senior) (485ne) Berkshire £36,200 - 46,155

Operations Control Engineer (Senior) (484ne) Berkshire £26,540 - £33,840

Electrical Engineer (Senior) (483ne) Berkshire £33,350 - £42,525

Director of Outdoor Education Berkhamsted School

Facility Engineer (481ne) Berkshire £26,990 - £56,700

Configuration Engineer (480jc) Berkshire £27,450 - £35,000

Coming Home Assistant Campaign Co-Ordinator (478jc) London, Victoria £26,000

Generator Mechanic (473jc) West Sussex + Significant world wide travel £25-30,000 + Benefits

Reminder — Please Check Your Contact Details

Please check to ensure we have up–to–date contact details for you — a working email address and your current phone number and address.

Also If you haven't updated or uploaded your CV in the last twelve months, please do so at the Ex–Mil website. We perform searches on the database and if your CV is not there, then we cannot match your details.

Finally, if you want us to remove your details from our database please give us as much information as possible — so we can cross reference your information and ensure we can find you.

Many Thanks.

News Round-up

Anniversary of Pearl Harbour - In Pictures

The 'Millies' Celebrate the British Armed Forces

MoD has too many chiefs

Report warns Cameron over Forces Pay

BAE Woodford sold on

'Radioactive' SAS base

MoD invests in Air Combat Future

Defence Helicopter Flying School stand in for Reindeer

The Military Wives Choir looks set for Christmas #1

Do you have any news you think we should feature, or any areas you'd like us to cover? Email us

Events etc.

Here we like to include things for you to visit, attend, donate to or get involved in, should you choose to.

Want to help The Military Wives Choir get to Number 1?

Military Flight Training — 13–15 March, 2012 Radisson Blu Portman Hotel, London, UK

UK Border Security 2012 — 09:00, 14 Mar 2012 RUSI, Whitehall, London, SW1A 2ET

Do you have an event or appeal you'd like us to publicise? Email us

New Year...New Career

It is anticipated that the New Year will see an increase in the number of opportunities available in the job market.In order that you may benefit from this increased activity it is imperative that you differentiate yourself and stand out from the crowd.Plan Your Career has successfully assisted a number of ex-military personnel over the past few months in moving into the private sector.

As a result of this and the increase in activity we are offering a further discount until 31st January 2011 on the product outlined below:

Job Assistance Programme — £99 inc. VAT

New Discount — £65.00 until 31st January 2012

If you would like to benefit from the above please contact or email

Leaving The Forces — Ex–Mil Interviews

As you may have seen in one of our previous newsletters, we like to hear about your experiences of leaving the Armed Forces, as a way of helping others prepare to do the same. So, if any of you are willing to be interviewed about how you have planned your exit; what you have learned and the successes you have had, we'd love to hear from you. Email us Cheers!

Sleigh Inspection

Like all people who are involved in flying vehicles through the sky, Father Christmas has to have a pilot's license. That means regular visits by examiners from the Civil Aviation Authority.

Well, shortly before the Christmas in question, an examiner turned up from the CAA to test Father Christmas' skills as a pilot and check out his sledge.

Father Christmas had made sure his paperwork was in order, given his sledge a good cleaning and made sure the reindeer were in good shape and was quite confident that he would pass the examination okay, as he always had before.

The examiner looked through all the paperwork and had no problems with that. He walked slowly around the sledge, kicking the runners as he went along. He checked the harnesses, checked the reindeer's feet, did some power/weight ratio calculations and generally gave the impression that he was happy with everything.

Then came the pilot evaluation. Father Christmas climbed into the sledge, fastened his seat harness, checked the gauge panel and said a few encouraging words to the reindeer. Then the examiner climbed onboard and Father Christmas was astonished to see that he was carrying a shotgun.

"What are you going to do with that?" said Father Christmas, with more than a little concern.

"I shouldn't tell you this, but we have to see how you handle this craft when you lose an engine on take-off."

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