Army Ranger Wing – 30 pieces of silver just won’t do it!

I was interested to read today that recruitment for the ‘elite’ section within the Irish Defence Forces, the Army Ranger Wing is down a whopping 85% on last years figures. Only 15 people applied for the selection course this year alone! And with these courses usually yielding a high drop out rate its an un-nerving trend considering these boys do a lot of this country’s dirty work over seas.

Reports claim that the additional 150 euro that a member of the ARW will earn just simply is not sufficient to entice it’s future stock of warriors, which just lends itself to that saying that some folk will just not do things for love nor money…


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