Royal Marine WAGS get raunchy for charity calendar


Royal Marine WAGS get raunchy for charity calendar

9:49 PM on 21st September 2011

Ingenious: Wives and girlfriends of serving Royal Marines have come up with a way of ensuring they

Ingenious: Wives and girlfriends of serving Royal Marines have come up with a way of ensuring they”re never far from their loved-ones with a raunchy charity calendar

On a mission: A Facebook advert was created to recruit the amateur models

On a mission: A Facebook advert was created to recruit the amateur models

Becci Banfield, 24 and Lois Powell, 20, had the initial idea of sending professional photographs of themselves to their partners on the front line in Afghanistan but then decided on creating a calendar

Becci Banfield, 24 and Lois Powell, 20, had the initial idea of sending professional photographs of themselves to their partners on the front line in Afghanistan but then decided on creating a calendar

Selection process: All of the 55 Facebook applicants were whittled down to the final twelve

Selection process: All of the 55 Facebook applicants were whittled down to the final 12

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All of the lingerie worn by the women was donated by Joyce Brooks Lingerie in Cheltenham

Local support: Companies paid 150 to sponsor a page of the calendar which enabled the girls to pay for an initial printing run of 1,000

Local support: Companies paid 150 to sponsor a page of the calendar which enabled the girls to pay for an initial printing run of 1,000

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Transformation: Photographer Nicola Grimshaw-Mitchell said that the girls

Transformation: Photographer Nicola Grimshaw-Mitchell said that the girls “were excited but sick with nerves”

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It’s hoped the calendar will be a success with all proceeds going to The Royal Marines Charitable Trust