(07-13-2012, 02:48 PM)Shadow Wrote:
Seems a convenient way to get active troops to the games. I read some are fresh from Iraq.
Yeah I'm sure they're really excited about that.
Quote:The 3,500 servicemen now drafted in to bolster security during London 2012 will be forced to camp in disused buildings.
Derelict schools, warehouses, factories and hospitals near the Olympic Park could be commandeered to give them somewhere to sleep.
Many personnel – some only just back from gruelling tours on the Afghan front line – have been ordered to cancel home leave or holidays with their friends and families. About 1,000 will be flown in from Germany.