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The class structure in the army

 
 
On 21 Dec 2008 at 5:08pm Nullify wrote:
Good to see nothing has changed the class structure in the army. According to the Independent today: Millions of pounds are being spent annually on dozens of luxurious homes complete with domestic staff, including cooks, cleaners and gardeners, for Army top brass. More than £4.4m was spent on "official service residences" last year, according to new figures disclosed by the Ministry of Defence under Freedom of Information rules. Bob Russell, the Liberal Democrat MP for Colchester, said many rank-and-file troops were returning from fighting in Iraq and Afghanistan to "sub-standard" housing. "Married soldiers are coming home to find their families living in conditions that are not up to acceptable standards."
Sounds like the same army both my granddads were in when Britain had an empire.


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