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M.O.D warned that emphasis on heroes is undermining cowardly soldiers

'Always one who wants to go the other way'A new report by military think-tank the National Armed Forces Institute (NAFI) has criticised ministers for creating a ‘culture of courage’ amongst service personnel.

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Posted: Nov 19th, 2009
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Army’s new missiles erroneously fitted with Marriage Guidance Systems

launched from Helmand to wherever they're neededThe Ministry of Defence faces an embarrassing recall of its newest land-attack missile cache after discovering that its state-of-the-art target-tracking system was mistakenly fitted with a marriage guidance programme.

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Posted: Jul 20th, 2009
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War fans disappointed by new show about angry Vietnam vet

A new show on BBC about a disillusioned Vietnam vet who becomes a killing machine, and gets all the pussy he can handle, has proved a massive disappointment with war movie buffs.

Instead of witnessing punks get blown away, the BBC screened a show about an animal doctor in modern day Ho Chi Min.

‘He seemed to be either in regional health committee meetings, or putting down old cats,” complained a furious viewer.

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Posted: Jul 18th, 2009
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Shock and outrage as soldier killed in war

There was anger today as it was revealed that a British soldier had been killed whilst fighting in a war. The parents of Private John Smith said, ‘We would never have supported him signing up to the Army if we’d realised it was dangerous.’

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Posted: Jul 9th, 2009
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Pestilence denies Four Horsemen of the Apocalyse reunion

Pestilence has scotched growing rumours regarding an impending reunion of the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse. In a prepared statement, Mr Pestilence said: ‘despite recent global events, I can confirm that there are absolutely no plans for a reunion.’

War, Famine, Death and Pestilence have not toured together since their acrimonious split in 2007.The breakup was attributed to ‘artistic differences’ …

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Posted: May 5th, 2009
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