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It seems, that the RAF have got a new base

(6 Posts)
Saltire Tue 16-Nov-10 13:50:46

"RAF Angelsey"hmmaccording to the BBC and the clips of the reporter outside what looks like RAF Valley

scaryteacher Tue 16-Nov-10 15:19:56

The press are ignorant. When the SDSR was announced they stood in Gosport saying it was the home of Ark Royal - duh! I thought that was Pompey (and that should be closed and everything should go back to Devonport!!!)

Mum72 Wed 17-Nov-10 20:02:17

Numpties! They get it wrong when referring to service personnel in the news as well! Everyone is a soldier whether they are Army, RAF or Navy!hmm

Saltire Wed 17-Nov-10 21:04:10

mum72 - that is my pet hate. I have on several occasions emailed the BBC to tell them they have it wrong. I once emailed them and said "can you tell Huw Edwards that he's standing wherever he is in Afghanistan with 4 guys clearly showing RAF ranks slides and he's referring to the Army"

Mum72 Wed 17-Nov-10 21:21:09

Have you ever had response? Have to say it drives me up the wall!

MrsSnaplegs Sat 20-Nov-10 06:45:40

scary please don't suggest they close Pompey and move us all to the SW - we've only just got a 1/4 here wink - also SW is too close to my mother - DH won't live within 50 miles of her supposedly grin even though we would both love to be down there!!

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