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NAAFI's sterling offers

NAAFI has introduced a bigger and better package of promotional offers into its retail shops across Germany.

More deals have been introduced into more categories – all supported by simple point of sale material that displays the sterling price, and offering much better value for NAAFI customers in BFG.

The organisation has reviewed its existing arrangements with UK suppliers and has been able to take all the deals that they have in their UK supermarkets and replicate them in NAAFI shops across Germany – that’s an extra 40 per cent on the number of promotional offers previously supported.

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Lancers take a step back in time

Colonel-in-Chief of the 9th/12th Royal  Lancers, The Duke of York, flew in to  Frétoy, France to present campaign medals  to members of his regiment during their  journey to retrace the footsteps of their forebear regiments on the First World War battlefieldsSoldiers of Hohne based the 9th/12th Royal Lancers (Prince of Wales’s) took a step back in time to retrace the footsteps of their forebear regiments
on the First World War battlefields.

With focus primarily on the actions of the 5th, 16th, 9th and 12th Lancers during the early stages of the war, the 150 soldiers visited a different battlefield each day on the four-day tour.

The Duke of York, Colonel-in-Chief of the regiment, joined the soldiers in Frétoy to present Op Herrick 19 Operational Service Medals and to meet with families who had travelled to be with their loved ones for the medals presentation.

Starting at Mons in France, the scene of fierce fighting and the beginning of the retreat of the British Expeditionary Force, they have been studying each battle in detail.

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Gamescom2014: gaming paradise

Visitors enjoying some next generation games350,000 punters discovered loads of new computer games at Köln’s annual trade fair. David McDougall reviews some of the best.

Gamescom 2013 saw the emergence of the next generation of games consoles, and aficionados had the opportunity to get some hands on experience with what Sony and Microsoft were promoting as the next generation in gaming.

This year’s event in Köln, however, saw a wave of forthcoming games releases, all of which announced the arrival of the next generation with a bang.

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BFG fuel card ready for pick up

The first: GOC BFG, Maj Gen John Henderson collected his BFG Fuel Card at the Bielefeld Amenities Centre on September 1GOC BFG, Maj Gen John Henderson was one of the first to collect his BFG Fuel Card from coupon selling clerk, John Perry, at the Bielefeld Amenities Centre on September 1.

The GOC opened his envelope under John’s watchful eye to find his card, a letter from ARAL explaining the card and a handy ready-reckoner.

General Henderson said: “I’m delighted to have my new fuel card. Gone are the days of the venerable fuel coupon, when I needed to plan my journeys in advance and pre-purchase enough fuel coupons, and had to stop the pump nozzle on exactly a multiple of 10.

“Now I can access tax free fuel easily, whenever I want, even cheaper than before, including at the ARAL Tank & Rast stations on the Autobahn.”

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