''The willingness with which our young people are likely to serve in any war,no matter how justified,shall be directly proportional as to how they perceive the veterans of earlier wars were treated and appreciated by their nation'' --George Washington--
Wednesday, 9 July 2014
THE FALKLANDS PAST PRESENT AND FUTURE
Kevin Porter was a radio operator tactical on HMS Fearless in 1982.
His role to to work in the ship’s bridge area, manoeuvring ships by voice and silently with flag signals, flashing lights etc.
It was his first ship in 1982 after joining in 1980. He left in 1989.
He sailed to the Falklands aged just 18.At such a young age, Kevin talks about how he felt leaving home for war:Read more HERE