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PostSubject: One for the "erks"   One for the "erks" Icon_minitime13/11/2010, 23:14

While watching the RBL festival of remembrance to-night,i noticed some members of the RAF Regiment were wearing single chevrons (army L/Cpl).
Is it a new rank (since 1970), or is it a change of rank badge?ie.J/T from the four prop badge,or what.. scratch
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Number of posts : 3048
Localisation : Camberley
Cap Badge : Royal Artillery
Places Served : Troon, Lippstadt, Devizes, NI, Paderborn, Dortmund, Colchester, Belize, Canada, Cyprus, Gutersloh
Registration date : 2010-10-26

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PostSubject: Re: One for the "erks"   One for the "erks" Icon_minitime14/11/2010, 08:17

I noticed that as well, Gordon. Apparently the rank of LCpl was introduced to "Identify the critical leadership role undertaken by nominated and experienced Gunners on RAF Regiment front line units". Maybe we are heading towards a "Single Cap Badge" by stealth. Smile Smile
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PostSubject: Re: One for the "erks"   One for the "erks" Icon_minitime14/11/2010, 11:20

Cheers Shelldrake..Any idea when it was introduced?

Single cap badge?A bit frightrning that but the way things are going !!!!!!who knows?
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Number of posts : 27
Localisation : Swadlincote
Cap Badge : RCT/RMP
Places Served : Taunton. Hameln, Herford, Werl, NI, Berlin, Helmstedt, London, Rhodesia.
Registration date : 2007-08-27

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PostSubject: Re: One for the "erks"   One for the "erks" Icon_minitime14/11/2010, 13:56

Thanks for that Dave..
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Number of posts : 262
Age : 70
Localisation : Gtr Manchester
Cap Badge : R.Signals
Places Served : BAOR, UK, Mid East, Far East, Cent America
Registration date : 2009-02-21

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PostSubject: Re: One for the "erks"   One for the "erks" Icon_minitime14/11/2010, 15:08

Shelldrake wrote:
Maybe we are heading towards a "Single Cap Badge" by stealth. Smile Smile

Never mind a single cap badge, what about a single European Armed Forces. Seems like the recent deal with the French Navy might just be the tip of the iceberg.
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Number of posts : 1291
Localisation : Sutton Coldfield
Cap Badge : RAOC
Places Served : Dad, Hamburg, Bad Oeynhausen, Iserlohn, Bury, Osnabruck, Worcester. Me Detmold, Bielefeld, NI, HK
Registration date : 2008-01-03

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PostSubject: Re: One for the "erks"   One for the "erks" Icon_minitime15/11/2010, 10:53

I always thought the RAF Regiment had the same rank structure as the Army and Marines. Just shows doesn't it.

LOL

Didn't the Canadian armed forces join into a single structure at one point?
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Number of posts : 9
Localisation : North Yorkshire
Cap Badge : RAF
Places Served : RAF: Binbrook/Marham/LUQA/Bawtry/Waddington/JEVER 2TAF/WILDENRATH RAFG/Patrington/Staxton Wold/Bempton
Registration date : 2011-03-17

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PostSubject: Re: One for the "erks"   One for the "erks" Icon_minitime5/5/2011, 10:37

L/Cpl-Stripe: Probably the 'JUNIOR TECHNICIAN RANK' here as we become more sophisticated in Weaponary & Explosives & Equipment Technology associated, a simple 'Rifleman' becomes more of the past in Skills & Specialisms etc., check with the RAF REGIMENT, they will confim for you.
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Number of posts : 473
Age : 74
Localisation : Hampshire
Cap Badge : RCT
Places Served : Aldershot, Marchwood, Longmoor, Dusseldorf,Munster,Ratingen,Longmoor
Registration date : 2011-11-12

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PostSubject: Re: One for the "erks"   One for the "erks" Icon_minitime13/11/2011, 17:58

Probably find not only will they bring all arms under one cap badge but will rely on long range missile technology and start calling all forces The Home Guard (ring any bells)

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