Monday, November 22, 2010

Army cadets banned from carrying rifles on Remembrance Day Parade because it "glamorises" weapons

Army cadets have been left ‘bitterly disappointed’ after being banned from carrying rifles on a Remembrance Day parade - amid fears the weapons might 'upset' onlookers.
The young cadets have proudly marched with rifles for decades and around 100 had spent months fine-tuning the drill where they would showcase their skills.  
But the cadets were left 'gutted' just days before the big event when military top brass cut the rifles from the display following complaints from members of the public...
the commanding officer for Plymouth cadets told them they couldn't do it any more because some member of the public complained about cadets marching with rifles.
'They have been doing it forever. My children have been doing rifle drill displays for the past four years and I did it when I was a cadet.'...
But Devon Cadet Executive Officer Major David Waterworth put an end to the tradition after he ruled that carrying weapons was 'not good for the image' of cadets...
He said: 'There is no need for children to appear in public with weapons. It does upset some members of the public...
Full Story @ UK Daily Mail
The Old & Bold of the WW2 generation are going to heaven, while the country they fought to save is going to hell!. The very tools that saved the country are banned, and now even the unloaded symbols of those tools are being banned from merely being seen in public, due to weak kneed panty waists of all ages and sexes and their whining "complaints". God please save England/UK  from it's own suicidal stupidity!...Sir Winston Churchill is spinning in his grave....(S9)


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