As many people know, the government in the UK has been cutting back the military budget for some time now to try and save money.
Here is a little story about how desperate these cutbacks have become for our troops out in the field…
The men of the Light Infantry had been on duty in Iraq for two weeks, when the Sergeant comes over to them and announces,
“Right you ‘orrible lot. I’ve got good news and bad news. First the good news. Today we are going to change our underwear.”
The troops started cheering at the news, but then slowly stopped as they saw the expression on their Sergeant’s face change, and they realised that bad news was to follow.
“Now the bad news. Smith, you change yours with Jones. Andrews, you change with Brown…”