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QUESTION Good responses to question of why you wanted to join the legion?

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I agree that's everywhere. I was really more Interested in that the Legion has that mind set or opinion of Americans. I was wondering if it the fodder they get for recruitment or is a professional opinion. After all American Professional soldiers (not any of the woke turds) are very good at what we do.
I just watched this Video of an American in 2021.
More up to date for the young men on here.
 
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Shame I can't seem to post the 2nd video. Another up to date video. The music and Action was so exciting!
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It's already happening
Correct as I well know. I am an old China Hand and linguist. They will gobble up everything from agriculture to minerals.

I used to watch TV CGTN-2007- now banned in the UK. Fascinating propaganda for ill informed idiots.

During the Cultural Revolution at the end of my tour of duty, I was in SB (Spooks ):devilish:
 
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Yes It is. For someone who is green to the world.
Soldiering is a young man's game for the normal infanteer. If you are technically minded with specialist skills it will be less likely that have to face the sh$t and gore once you have completed basic training.

With modern fantastic science, technology, drones whatever, in the final analysis you will always need boots on the ground.

Posted with Shirley in mind.
 
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Soldiering is a young man's game for the normal infanteer. If you are technically minded with specialist skills it will be less likely that have to face the sh$t and gore once
I understand that Chas. So why do they say up to 40? Why not say 30?.
It seems a bit silly to say up to 40 but not really take people at that age or late 30s.
Do they see as you wrote shĂ·t and gore these days? I think Afghanistan and Irak are pretty much finished for any army.
Shirly đź’‹đź’‹
 
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I understand that Chas. So why do they say up to 40? Why not say 30?.
It seems a bit silly to say up to 40 but not really take people at that age or late 30s.
Do they see as you wrote shĂ·t and gore these days? I think Afghanistan and Irak are pretty much finished for any army.
Shirly đź’‹đź’‹
Shirly,

I sincerely apologise for spelling your name incorrectly.

I still believe there will always be a need for good units even if they have to be numerically sized down.
Definitely there will be a need for multi skilled SF units.
 

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I still believe there will always be a need for good units even if they have to be numerically sized down.
Definitely there will be a need for multi skilled SF units.
I completely agree with you there. The legion has increased its intake over the last few years and by the look of things it's not going to let up. Just wait until the taliban start expanding to other countries.
 
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sincerely apologise for spelling your name incorrectly.
No problem Chas 🤭

Just wait until the taliban start expanding to other countries.
Do you think it will come to a Global war Joe?
It's also strange that the UK is cutting It's Armed forces but as Chas said smaller better trained Units. Seems the opposite to the FFL..
Is higher numbers the answer?
 

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Budget...?
It costs more per month to maintain a criminal than to train a légionnaire and there are 7 or 8 times more crims in Nick than légionnaires...give or take a thous or few
Global War ?...only the USA Can decided...
Post Schitum : belive in nowt...you will die happier !
L.P.C.
 

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Do you think it will come to a Global war Joe?
No, the Taliban and Al qaeda haven't got the clout. What I do believe is that, unless they are stopped in their progression, then they will take over some of their less 'resiliant' neighbours, with the exception of Pakistan, for the simple reason that they have nuclear missiles.
That which I think is the biggest problem in the short term, 6 months to a year, is the dormant cells which the US, France, Britain and any other do gooders who have taken out the families of those who worked with them during their stay in Afghanistan.
France pulled out about 7 years ago. Then at the last hour, they decide to get out as many of their ex-workers and their families as quickly as possible. 7 weeks is a long time in a poor country, you can very quickly change allegiance in order to keep yourself alive. I can only imagine what changes have happened in 7 years.
It is well known that the terrorists have long memories. Not all of the evacuees' families made it out. All the bad guys have to do is contact the head of the cell in their 'adopted' countries and tell then to put pressure on the weakest.

These people may have come from a real 'sh$t hole' of a town and are now living the life of Riley, but they will not be happy with their sort. They will want more and only Allah can give them so many virgins, so they might as well blow themselves up.
 
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No, the Taliban and Al qaeda haven't got the clout. What I do believe is that, unless they are stopped in their progression, then they will take over some of their less 'resiliant' neighbours, with the exception of Pakistan, for the simple reason that they have nuclear missiles.
That which I think is the biggest problem in the short term, 6 months to a year, is the dormant cells which the US, France, Britain and any other do gooders who have taken out the families of those who worked with them during their stay in Afghanistan.
France pulled out about 7 years ago. Then at the last hour, they decide to get out as many of their ex-workers and their families as quickly as possible. 7 weeks is a long time in a poor country, you can very quickly change allegiance in order to keep yourself alive. I can only imagine what changes have happened in 7 years.
It is well known that the terrorists have long memories. Not all of the evacuees' families made it out. All the bad guys have to do is contact the head of the cell in their 'adopted' countries and tell then to put pressure on the weakest.

These people may have come from a real 'sh$t hole' of a town and are now living the life of Riley, but they will not be happy with their sort. They will want more and only Allah can give them so many virgins, so they might as well blow themselves up.
Thank you. Very well explained !
 
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These people may have come from a real 'sh$t hole' of a town and are now living the life of Riley, but they will not be happy with their sort. They will want more and only Allah can give them so many virgins, so they might as well blow themselves up.
we have had incidents with some of these people. Most of the time they will not accept a female Doctor or Nurse. Do not get me wrong i have met some very sincere immigrants but yes i agree they want the whole cake !
 

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Global war stirred by the Tabs is just not possible
They are nowt else but a pain in arse, and only for a minimal few
Sensationnalisme, created by the Media for the media
Gubbed by the 24 / 24 + 7 / 7 instan updates junkies who spread the fear as faster than a rabid bat with COVID
Even if there ever was a global war...most of us deserve to die and fkn good riddence!
le Caporal has spoken
 

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Elon Musk's got the answer.

It's a secret for the moment, but the real intention is to colonise Mars and turn it into home for scallywags, do-wrongers, the physically and mentally disabled who contribute nothing to society per se and those who disagree with the politics of the new world order drawn up by the secret illuminati who govern us all already.

The Middle East will probably be turned into a giant Disneyland (the world's holiday camp), America will become the worlds farm, Europe will be the world's factory etc etc etc...

All good news really...
 
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