Badass. These guys are badasses.
There was quite a lot of media attention here in england about gurkhas' right to live in britain as citizens. Some were rejected, even though they were basically british military.
^^^Pretty sure I fucked the specifics of that story up, but the takeaway lesson is, these guys are cool mofos.
EDIT: He was an indian gurkha, not a british army gurkha. ignore above.