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The staff course essay question

I’m on the Advanced Command and Staff Course (Reserves) at the moment.  A course at the Defence Academy for senior officers in the three military reserves; Territorial Army, Royal Navy Reserve, Royal Marines Reserve and the Royal Auxiliary Air Force.  … Continue reading

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The looming deployment

I received an advance copy of my mobilisation order last week, and I’ve been thinking it over for a few days.  A bit of reflection on what needs done, and some reflection on the impact of the deployment.   Inevitably … Continue reading

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How to build… and the Royal Navy

I watched ”How to Build a Nuclear Submarine” on Sunday evening, part of a series of documentaries about significant engineering projects.  This episode was about the construction of the Astute boats.  I had a bit of a vested interest as … Continue reading

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