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Posted: Fri Feb 2, 2024 4:05pm
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Tim

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Just putting this out to see if there's any veterans would like to have brew or a beer some time n a talk see if we can get regular talking helps n I'm struggling like hell regards boys

DarioMartin

Posted: Fri Feb 2, 2024 8:21pm

DarioMartin

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Posted: Fri Feb 2, 2024 8:21pm

Tim wrote on Fri Feb 2, 2024 4:05pm:

Just putting this out to see if there's any veterans would like to have brew or a beer some time n a talk see if we can get regular talking helps n I'm struggling like hell regards boys

I hear you - I’m in Vera though; would be good to meet some other vets though.

What mob were you?

Tim

Posted: Sat Feb 3, 2024 9:20am

Tim

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Posted: Sat Feb 3, 2024 9:20am

DarioMartin wrote on Fri Feb 2, 2024 8:21pm:

I hear you - I’m in Vera though; would be good to meet some other vets though.

What mob were you?

Hi mate 1st bn Green Howards 86 to 2002 how about u

DarioMartin

Posted: Sat Feb 3, 2024 9:26am

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Posted: Sat Feb 3, 2024 9:26am

Tim wrote on Sat Feb 3, 2024 9:20am:

Hi mate 1st bn Green Howards 86 to 2002 how about u

Armourer, RAF, 1981 - 1990, managed to get as far south as the Falklands. Twice.

BobL

Posted: Sat Feb 3, 2024 3:31pm

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Posted: Sat Feb 3, 2024 3:31pm

Can only wish you the best. RAMC 1986-2003. Ex-Afghanistan. Luckily met my wife out here as otherwise doubt I would have managed the stresses as well. Still have flashbacks & guess always will. Nights are the worse.

Bob

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Tim

Posted: Sat Feb 3, 2024 5:07pm

Tim

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Posted: Sat Feb 3, 2024 5:07pm

BobL wrote on Sat Feb 3, 2024 3:31pm:

Can only wish you the best. RAMC 1986-2003. Ex-Afghanistan. Luckily met my wife out here as otherwise doubt I would have managed the stresses as well. Still have flashbacks & guess always will. Nights are the worse.

Bob

Nights

That's good to know when I need mi guns fixing lol , I kind of had a bad time with PTSD when I left 20 year back it was called ya gone nuts back then mate then been kind of OK dealing with things but its kind of all creeping  back at me the why not me and why, lost 6 of my 8 man section over the last 5 years to suciside , and I get to thinking if ide only called them before I may have not had the why's, any way that's a bit about me , hope there's a few others like to talk 

Cornbeef

Posted: Mon Feb 5, 2024 9:38am

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Posted: Mon Feb 5, 2024 9:38am

Hi Tim, we are based around Arboleas just inland from Mojacar and have an organisation called the MBLV. Military and Blue Light Veterans. We have 350 members not all in this area from all of the services. We have a Facebook page and website and its a free to join group of people who are like minded individuals. We meet regularly and have a lot of great times and raise some money for charity. If you are interested check out our website MBLV-Spain.com and get in touch. Regards Keith. 

Tim

Posted: Mon Feb 5, 2024 11:00am

Tim

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Posted: Mon Feb 5, 2024 11:00am

Cornbeef wrote on Mon Feb 5, 2024 9:38am:

Hi Tim, we are based around Arboleas just inland from Mojacar and have an organisation called the MBLV. Military and Blue Light Veterans. We have 350 members not all in this area from all of the services. We have a Facebook page and website and its a free to join group of people who are like mind...

...ed individuals. We meet regularly and have a lot of great times and raise some money for charity. If you are interested check out our website MBLV-Spain.com and get in touch. Regards Keith. 

Thanks mate I'll look up n join get and meet some time 

Cornbeef

Posted: Mon Feb 5, 2024 11:30am

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Posted: Mon Feb 5, 2024 11:30am

Tim wrote on Mon Feb 5, 2024 11:00am:

Thanks mate I'll look up n join get and meet some time 

Hi Tim I have approved you on the Facebook group. Welcome to the mad house😁

devo49

Posted: Wed Feb 7, 2024 11:55am

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Posted: Wed Feb 7, 2024 11:55am

Tim wrote on Mon Feb 5, 2024 11:00am:

Thanks mate I'll look up n join get and meet some time 

Well done Tim .That’s where a forum like this can do some good positive stuff . I wasn’t in the forces so can’t imagine what you fellows feel . I’ve a mate/work colleague who was on the Gallaghad in the falklands . He along with two fellow veterans have just published a book “ Too thin for a shroud “ he is  captain Jan Koops. He still has moments now and a big strong man and character he is still . Positives not negatives is what this forum should be . Debate hard and air everybody’s views but posts like this one , BRILLIANT . Great respon

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