How Do Snotty and His Mates Sleep At Night?
Iraq inquiry: 'Gordon Brown cut budget for helicopters'
"Colonel Thorneloe, 39, the most senior ranked casualty in Afghanistan, wrote in June that helicopter operations in the warzone were 'not fit for purpose'. He warned that he had 'virtually no' helicopters that would allow him to move his 800 soldiers by air. Colonel Thorneloe, the commander of the 1st Battalion, The Welsh Guards (Welsh Gwarchodlu Cymreig) is an infantry regiment of the British Army, part of the Guards Division, wrote that he was forced to send troops by road instead. 'This increases the IED risk. ,' he added. The warning was included in his final dispatches to his commanders, written on June 5. He and Trooper Hammond died on July 1. Yet only three weeks later, on July 22, the Prime Minister told Parliament: 'It is completely wrong to say that the loss of lives has been caused by the absence of helicopters."
Yet still this Dictatorship sits at the trough. What will it take to be rid of them?