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Army Life From A Guard Dog’s Point Of View – By Roy Oswick

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Army Life From A Guard Dog’s Point Of View   By Roy Oswick…….. Hi readers, I am Royal Military Police Guard Dog ‘B 308′ Paddy. Not a name that I would have chosen,… Continue reading

It’s A Dog’s Life In The Army By Roy Oswick

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It’s A Dog’s Life In The Army   By Roy Oswick……. It was hot, in fact it was very hot. Tripolitania, June and the hottest summer for over a hundred years, or so… Continue reading

Redcaps summer camp to remember on Lantau Island by Roy Oswick

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Recaps on Lantau Island A Summer Camp To Remember   By Roy Oswick…. Contrary to popular belief amongst the vast majority of the British armed forces, the Royal Military Police, better known as… Continue reading

Redcaps On Patrol in Cyprus – (Traffic 1958/1961) By Roy Oswick

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Redcaps On Patrol in Cyprus  (Traffic 1958/1961) Can Money Buy You Everything? SOME PEOPLE DO THINK SO By Roy Oswick Although Military Police in Cyprus during the EOKA Campaign were mainly involved in… Continue reading

What Goes Around Comes Around By Roy Oswick

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What Goes Around Comes Around By Roy Oswick…… Talking over old times recently with another ex serviceman he related a tale of meeting a guy in the middle of the desert in Tripoli… Continue reading

Do You Know Who I Am? – By Roy Oswick

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Do You Know Who I Am? By Roy Oswick…. How many times have we all suffered it?. You know, the ‘do you know who I am’ situation. During my military career I was… Continue reading

RMP Foot Patrol in East Belfast by Roy Oswick

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RMP Foot Patrol in East Belfast GOOD COMMUNICATION  A Lesson That I Never Forgot.   By Roy Oswick……. Cold, wet, fed up, and far from home, what a way to spend Christmas Eve.… Continue reading

Human Rights? What Human Rights? By Roy Oswick

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Human Rights? What Human Rights?   By Roy Oswick   When I read nowadays about the number of prisoners that appeal against sentences because they feel that their HUMAN RIGHTS have been offended… Continue reading

Be very careful what you wish for – By Roy Oswick

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Be very careful what you wish for   By Roy Oswick Following the granting of independence to the island of Cyprus, the role of the military police changed and reverted to the usual… Continue reading

Happy Birthday from RMP Anti Vice by Roy Oswick

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Happy Birthday from RMP Anti Vice By Roy Oswick Shortly after the Independence of Cyprus was agreed troops stationed on the island were permitted to visit the towns and cities on the island… Continue reading

Every Officer Eventually Learns By Roy Oswick

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Every Officer Eventually Learns It is not only footballers that have the hand of god  By Roy Oswick Serving in the Armed Forces in any country is an experience like no other. Everything… Continue reading

Cyprus 1958 to 1960 – Redcaps on Patrol – It pays to think before you speak by Roy Oswick

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Redcaps on Patrol Cyprus  1958/59/60 It pays to think before you speak By Roy Oswick Being a Military Policeman in Cyprus during the time when the island was subject to the EOKA campaign… Continue reading

Cyprus – Keeping Up With The Top Brass With The Royal Military Police by Roy Oswick

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KEEPING UP WITH THE TOP BRASS  The Commander in Chief’s Escort Section ROYAL MILITARY POLICE  By Roy Oswick Following the completion of my 16 week Royal Military Police Course at Inkerman Barracks in… Continue reading

My Cyprus journey with the Redcaps By Roy Oswick

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My Cyprus journey with the Redcaps By Roy Oswick   Former : Military Policeman, Prison Officer/(Governor Grade) Centre Manager Immigration Detention Centre, Private Car Hire Operator  Hello all, I  just wanted to introduce… Continue reading