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UK military morale plummets – survey

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Only 42% of Britain’s military personnel are satisfied with their service, a new Ministry of Defence poll has found.

The UK military’s morale continues to fall, with servicemen disgruntled over poor housing and low wages, a new survey conducted by the country’s Ministry of Defence shows. The findings of the annual Armed Forces Continuous Attitude Survey (AFCAS) were published by the military on Thursday.

Nearly 30,000 UK military personnel were invited to contribute to the poll, which was conducted between September 2022 and February 2023. The questionnaires were distributed both online and on paper, with only 31% of servicemen who were contacted – some 9,176 – bothering to respond.

The research showed that overall “satisfaction with service life” among troops continued to fall, reaching the 42% mark on average – compared to 50% the previous year. Officers who responded were more satisfied, with 52% responding positively, while only 39% of other ranks indicated they were pleased with the service.

Poor housing and low wages continue to be issues for the military, with only 42% of polled servicemen stating they were satisfied with their accommodation. Just 31% of respondents said they were satisfied with the “rate of basic pay,” the survey shows. Some 51% of respondents said they did not believe their pay and benefits were fair, with only 31% stating otherwise.

The drop largely stemmed from the disimproving attitudes of RAF members, while “levels of satisfaction” across the other branches largely remained unchanged, the military noted. Army personnel remain the most pleased, reporting a 45% level of satisfaction, while RAF, Royal Navy and Royal Marines displayed a 37% level of satisfaction on average.

The evaluation of morale levels turned out to be rather grim as well, with only 11% of respondents describing the overall service morale as high – a 3% drop compared to the previous survey. At the same time, some 39% of servicemen described their own morale as high, with some 22% stating that the morale of their units was at a top level.

Only around a third of personnel – some 34% – feel “valued” by their service, with the indicator falling sharply after peaking at 41% back in 2021. Half of the personnel also believe their families do not benefit from their service. However, 80% of personnel still consider their families to be proud to be associated with the military.

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  1. The RAF was recently caught-out excluding WHITE MEN AND WHITE WOMEN from entering the service as Pilots.
    The RAF Command stated that they wanted a “more diverse selection” for those who would have otherwise attended RAF Flight School.
    The RAF had legal complaints levied against it, and the RAF then had to pay out the White applicants for reverse discrimination.
    Many of the Whites who applied were already qualified Pilots from the Aero Clubs and RAF Cadet Squadrons, and their Civil Air Patrol. Some already had advanced ratings and licensing from the CAA and University degrees.
    THEY were the ones who are wash-out proof from RAF Flight School, and THEY were the ones that the RAF excluded from intake, preferring to take minorities who, in other Western Nations, have a 55% wash-out rate!
    The British Taxpayers should be pissed off at the waste of previous flight experience pilots who volunteered to *defend Great Britain (*doubtful such could ever be done, as the MoD only has a week’s worth of arms and amm remaining after they gave the majotiry to the little J3wi$h puppet and queer, cocaine-snorting ‘P’-puffing Talmudic Zionist Zelensky).
    Many in the Commonwealth can see where this is all headed, and many are scrambling to get out of the Armed Forces so that they can be back home to defend their families post-nuclear attack and / or complete societal break-down due to the PTB using unrestricted warfare against the ‘profane, unenlightened Goyim masses!’

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