OPINION: MY FIRST JOB - Will Ramage, senior sales executive at More Group, used to be in the Navy. Now he’s one of the global media village people

’I wanted to be a James Bond-style pilot. This drunken Royal Navy Liaison Officer, who used to do the milk round at university and ply us students with beer, convinced me that the Navy was the place to be.

’I wanted to be a James Bond-style pilot. This drunken Royal Navy

Liaison Officer, who used to do the milk round at university and ply us

students with beer, convinced me that the Navy was the place to be.



’After six months basic training it was off to the Caribbean where I was

stationed on Wigs, the West Indies Guard Ship. That’s the one you see on

the ads where they pick up drug runners moving their wares from Colombia

to Miami. It’s not as exciting as they make out, but I did once pull

pounds 235 million worth of cocaine out of the water.



’Then a fire on one of the ships set back our training. We could hang on

or leave and by this point I wanted to get married, so I had to buy

myself out - you could say I left for love.’



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