''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--
Sunday, 17 January 2016
SAS embassy siege sniper zeroes in on Standard campaign for veterans
A former SAS sniper who stormed the Iranian embassy London in 1980 revealed today how his mental health suffered after he returned from battle as a mercenary.
Speaking in support of the Standard’s charity appeal to help homeless ex-servicemen and women, Robin Horsfall said he had been asked to mentor comrades who had fallen on hard times.
Mr Horsfall was 23 when he and members of his black-clad Special Air Service team were watched on TV by millions of people around the world as they entered the South Kensington embassy to rescue 25 hostages.Read more HERE
(RG) I would love to have a few beers with Robin and hear some of his stories.