NAAFI


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NAAFI

(ˈnæfɪ) or

Naafi

n acronym for
1. (Military) Navy, Army, and Air Force Institutes: an organization providing canteens, shops, etc, for British military personnel at home or overseas
2. (Military) a canteen, shop, etc, run by this organization
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I'm convinced Black quietly befriended Katrice, took her to his van outside the NAAFI and took her away.
NAAFI is good about developing professional relationships and partnerships with other education providers, such as Franklin Covey and Dale Carnegie, to offer higher quality training that is specific to the apartment industry, he says.
Gary - married with three children - believes that his torments came from seeing 20 badly wounded survivors of the HMS Coventry who turned up at the NAAFI for cigarettes.
One eyewitness to the night of debauchery in the NAAFI at Denison Barracks near Newbury, Berks, said: "It was amazing and no one could quite believe what was happening.
Telecomms company Telefonica UK Ltd has won a contract from NAAFI, the Navy, Army and Air Force Institutes in the UK, for a network upgrade project.
They send them into wars without adequate equipment, fail to care for them properly when they return home and now I hear that the NAAFI which was set up in 1920 for lower ranks in the armed forces to provide food and entertainment to servicemen and women is to close and be replaced by private companies and while the troops put up with widespread cuts, the head of the armed forces has earned PS2m in pay and bonus.
NAAFI accounts show its chief executive Curtis lapped up PS243,613 in pay plus a PS121,765 bonus with a PS25,579 pension pot top-up.
A 1940s style NAAFI cafe was provided by Sacred Heart school, their wartime theme including a 1940s Willys MB Jeep and camouflage netting.
But the only person hurt was the manageress of the NAAFI at Claro-Deverell Barracks, Ripon, Yorkshire.