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One of our newspapers is reporting that L/Cpl Croucher's fiancee is called Victoria Cross!
If it's true, then he has the George Cross AND Victoria Cross.
As you say 'What a guy'!
Cat leaps get commandos fit for urban jungle Maurice Chittenden reports in the Sunday Times newspaper.
ROYAL MARINE commandos are improving in leaps and bounds by undergoing training in “free...
You may like to take a look at a new web-site being created by a serving Royal Marines Major, currently on an AV8B exchange posting with the USMC.
Jim intends to record the history of all Royal...
No, it's different in the Royal Marines.
The 3 Badges referred to by JR are Long Service awards. Royal Marines are awarded a Good Conduct Badge for each four years of 'Very Good'...
12-10-05, 07:37 AM
EXCLUSIVE: I WAS THAT ROOKIE KO'D BY MARINES
By Richard Smith
THE Marine kicked unconscious in a naked initiation scrap said yesterday he was NOT bullied and the man who floored him was a "good...
I agree with you that good old 'Jock' needs to get his facts right before 'posing' or 'posting' as a former Royal Marine.
Either that, or he needs to spend more time with his...
10-03-04, 08:49 AM
I'll try to help!
WWAV has me baffled too, but only because it appears to be in 'civvyspeak' and not 'Bootneckspeak'. Our Corps is some 250 recruits short at the moment, and as it...
I believe climbing into a Microwave oven is also quite dangerous too!
As it's well known our countries are 'divided by a common language', your bit about being 'up' reminded...
May I add my apologies to those of my ol' oppo JR ( 3 Badge Marine) for my 'visit to the heads' of three months!
In my case though the 'heads' were in a hospital on Feb 25th, and I've only just...
We still have small Royal Marines Detachments on Royal Navy ships, but the days of large Cruiser and Battleship detachments are long gone. Commando Units still deploy on specialised...
Using the information you guys have provided I contacted our suspect 'Walter' and asked him what 'blood winging' was.
The fact is, he came back with information that makes it look as...
That explains a great deal.
I'm just relieved they didn't award us our Royal Marines Commando daggers that way, or none of us would have survived! :D
Great to hear from you, and to see your background.
As you achieved your Gold wings as a Royal Marine, is it possible that someone from RMR London could have achieved the same thing in...
Three more that are my particular favourites. The last one featured on the cover of our Corps' Magazine 'The Globe and Laurel'
Thanks for all your help, and the information you have provided has been added to that gathered elsewhere to counter his many other claims to fame!
You are now all honorary members of 'Royal...
Sixguns and Kalbo
Thanks for that, it's all helping to build a picture of what it is he is claiming to have achieved!
Do you have any idea how common it is to have a 'non- American' serviceman...
I know you guys must resent people who claim to be members of your Corps as much as we do. We call them 'Walters' after the Danny Kaye film Walter Mitty.
We currently have a British film stunt-man...
I was based in Malaya, Burma Camp in 1963. Opposite was the Jungle Warfare School.
One evening in the Sgt's Mess a US Marine walked in the door from the Jungle Warfare School, and announced, 'I am...
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