Craig, I can see you're going to be a great addition to this site and one thats treasured for years to come. Your writes (even if they can take a couple of mins sometimes) are always honest, raw and partly emotional oh and sometimes hilarious.
1/ This is so very true unfortunately the armed forces don't really get as much thought or credit as they should.
2/ I found myself nodding along here. We don't realise just what they go through, the whether conditions, the lonely nights no doubt some crying silently because they don't want to seem soft and they put their lives on the line for us to keep ours.
3/ Again, I am nodding no matter what their job title within the forces they do it for their country to keep us all safe and they need more recognition.
4/ I will say a prayer of thanks for those who are still out fighting.