Troops hate to wear DEU and see it as punishment because
a) it’s uncomfortable
b) it’s high maintenance, and
c) it’s expensive to replace. Oh, and
d) the boots suck
That said, I didn’t mind wearing it when it was required, parades and whatnot. It didn’t bother me to wear it for final out...
I both overheard and witnessed the Sgt mafia plotting to destroy a young troop commander for no other reason than he didn't "look like he belonged in the regiment" in the mid 90s. No shit. And it wasn't an uncommon occurrence. Young officers came to the regiment with an unhealthy dislike for...
What’s the difference between this and when Sarah Ferguson was failing miserably in the pop charts against her much loved paragon of ALL the virtues sister in law? The press plays favourites, not everyone gets the trophy, no matter how much we all deserve it.