Following recent terror attacks and the targeting of military personnel at RAF Marham and barracks at Aldershot, members of the British armed forces have been told to be on alert while on holiday this summer. It has also been suggested they cover up tattoos that show regimental affiliation.
From the Mirror –
Terror attack alert for British troops on holiday as MoD warns servicemen to disguise regimental clues
British troops have been given an official warning they could be targeted by terrorists while on their family holiday.
Soldiers have been warned to cover up tattoos showing regimental logos, slogans or numbers during sunshine breaks abroad.
The alert was given to servicemen in an official Ministry of Defence briefing and comes after an attempted kidnapping outside a base in Norfolk.
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