Wednesday, January 15, 2014

The Decline Of The British Military Continues

Army Facing A Crisis Over Shortage Of Specialists: 'Major Concerns' At Lack Of Personnel Including Bomb Disposal Experts And Interrogators -- Daily Mail

* MPs expressed ‘major concerns’ at the number of service personnel missing from crucial posts
* Key trades including bomb disposal experts, interrogators and electronic warfare operators are having to cope with vacancies
* Shocking new figures show the Army has a shortfall of some 700 intelligence officers

An alarming shortfall of specialist troops are leaving Britain’s Armed Forces ‘vulnerable’, a damning report reveal today.

MPs on the Commons Defence Select Committee expressed ‘major concerns’ at the number of service personnel missing from crucial posts.

Even as the military continues to fight insurgents in Afghanistan, key trades including bomb disposal experts, interrogators and electronic warfare operators are having to cope with vacancies.

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My Comment: I am not surprised that no one is rushing to be a "bomb disposal expert" .... but the other positions should be filled. I guess most of Britain's youth are looking for a career that does not involve the sacrifices and uncertainties that one must accept if they join the military.

2 comments:

Anh Nguyễn said...

For the world of peace...every nations must stop developing military force...
hạt hạnh nhân

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