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 Post subject: Re: Reggie Rumours, and stuff of that Ilk...
PostPosted: Thu Feb 11, 2010 12:41 am 
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This is true ......
I think it was about 1986 just after the Acille Lauro incident ( Greek Criuse ship was hijacked in the Med by PLO or the like and an US hostage - who happened to be wheelchair bound was chucked overboard ) anyway Delta Force came out to Akrotiri -as a staging post to do the rescue thing - they brought out tons of kit mini subs, speed boats the lot. Can't remember how the rescue thing turned out but I do remember when they finally left - there was ammo left in the hanger they had been dossing in. Plus they had erected a prefab hanger down at 10 port Sqn and left loads of kit there .....for next time , well next time they would have gone hungry as we got in over a period of 2 weeks and stripped all their MRE's -(it was more a 'novalty' factor then anything else ) A lot of the married blokes were feeding their kids MRE's - makes a change from biscuits AB and meat paste :niceone:

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zulustothenorth wrote:
This is true ......
I think it was about 1986 just after the Acille Lauro incident ( Greek Criuse ship was hijacked in the Med by PLO or the like and an US hostage - who happened to be wheelchair bound was chucked overboard ) anyway Delta Force came out to Akrotiri -as a staging post to do the rescue thing - they brought out tons of kit mini subs, speed boats the lot. Can't remember how the rescue thing turned out but I do remember when they finally left - there was ammo left in the hanger they had been dossing in. Plus they had erected a prefab hanger down at 10 port Sqn and left loads of kit there .....for next time , well next time they would have gone hungry as we got in over a period of 2 weeks and stripped all their MRE's -(it was more a 'novalty' factor then anything else ) A lot of the married blokes were feeding their kids MRE's - makes a change from biscuits AB and meat paste :niceone:


I remember an incident in '85' I think it was when 34 had to man Gimmpies on the cliff tops because of the threat of armed gunboats......was this the same one?

I also remember us getting called out for another incident to help unload all the yanks down at TPMH after their barracks had been blown up by a truck bomb in Beirut......Still got the paper clippings from the national rags after it all kicked off.

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I think it was 85 that 18 sqn chinooks where in cyprus to do the Beirut evacuation the rocks on the chinooks weapons were all in weapon box's and bannded shut ROI was only return fire if in self defence and only if you could manage to get into the weapon box's to get the gats out :laughingat:

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Do we still have air assets?

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We don't have a Regiment as they keep sending the Pongos to do their job.


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Interesting ... After WW2 the Raf were given charge of various places that required descretion and privcy . There would be various reasons for this . Simply put ..the Size of an airfield and surrounds covers anything that went before . There is no mental connection between Raf and horrific ground situations .
It is little known , but apart from symbols that could be disguised up in a flash , the significance of the trouble and design ..... taken to flood and hide a symbol ..well has ..Er Umm ..other significances .
I am not particularly reffering to mass graves or oddly unatural skelitons althow there still remains many , many no dig areas on Raf bases , for one reason or another .
Prehaps it is quite a co-incididance that the Raf psycoligists are way different from the rest of the Arny , Navy or civilian shrinks .
This is a tad abstract ..but hauntings on Raf bases are way different from your common extermination camp . Ok ..up to date stuff... No ghosts involved ...Its far worse than superstion or abnormal events .
I am quite " Lucky " to have in person chats with rather shy people . Sometimes i to go to visit , and other times i get a visit .
Having calls and visits from an assorted mob of Geneticists , Neuro biologists , surgeons , psycologists et al .. I am not getting much rest .
The basic result is that what happened in the first and second world wars ... has been re - vamped .. Up rated ..new goals ...and tech .
Adolf Hitler stated that the jews are undobtably a race . but they are not Human . Its a bit convoluted ..but what happens now with injected tech ..following carefully crafted eugenicic scripts ...Is beyond anything that has ever happened before . Its not Aryan or jewish ...Its a mix ..an un holy mix .
You dont want to see the new kids that have been born from vaxed parents .
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