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Old 11-10-21, 08:03 PM
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Default Unidentified Naval badges seen today!

Hi, saw a couple of badges being worn today at work in HMNB Devonport that are unfamiliar to me, I was wondering if anyone can shed any light on them? The first was being worn by a wren (I know, they're not really wrens anymore), who was wearing PCS dress and had a round badge, about the size of a jam jar lid, consisting of a red octopus on a blue background, worn under the white ensign patch! The other was a male officer in PCS dress, with Royal Navy Commando titles and a parachute wing, on a khaki background, the curious thing was that it was in the style of the current SBS wing, but was swept down in the style of the old SAS wing that is often described as a 23 SAS wing? Any ideas of either?
I was also surprised to sea a wren wearing the green square and dark green commando dagger patch of 3 CDO Brigade on her blue PCS dress.

Be interested if anyone has any genuine knowledge of these badges?

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The wings sound like Special Forces Communicators
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The wings sound like Special Forces Communicators
The Navy special forces communicator wings are on a black background.
Khaki backing is army, dark blue for the RAF.
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Hate to appear dumb, but can you please tell me what PCS dress is? I have not heard that term before.

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Old 19-11-21, 08:23 PM
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Hate to appear dumb, but can you please tell me what PCS dress is? I have not heard that term before.

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Hello Terry , PCS = Personal Clothing System, itís the current camouflage working kit of the British Armed Forces https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pers...lothing_System

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Old 19-11-21, 08:24 PM
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Thanks Gerard!!!

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Old 19-11-21, 09:26 PM
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Terry many thanks for asking the question and Gerald for the reply
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