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Re: Canadian Army reactivates elite Assault Pioneers unit
« Reply #50 on: March 05, 2020, 12:37:57 »
With the Aussies, it's the Pioneer Sergeant who has the beard. I've heard the same holds true for the Brits.

When an Aussie Pioneer Sergeant is moved out of the Pioneer platoon, there is a battalion parade and the CO shaves off the Sergeant's beard in front of the entire battalion.
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