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Uruguay: Bicentenary Celebration. The MoD announced (24 Sep 07) that HMS SOUTHAMPTON had visited Montevideo from 19 to 24 Sep 07. During the visit, a platoon from the ship attended the unveiling of a monument celebrating Anglo-Uruguayan
co-operation over the last 200 years. HMS SOUTHAMPTON is due to return to Portsmouth in December 2007. (Source: DNA DEFENCE NEWS ANALYSIS, Issue 0738, 01 Oct 07)

“Service personnel can claim 2p per mile for towing a horse box if going to a Services polo match. In addition 25.1p per mile is claimable for the use of a car.” (MoD, 24 Sep 07.) (Source: DNA DEFENCE NEWS ANALYSIS, Issue 0738, 01 Oct 07)

“Mankind has a perfect record in aviation; we never left one up there!”
(Source: Mike Gormley)

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