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The Grey Man

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A term used in selection and by the security services to describe an individual of indeterminate and innocuous appearance. The 'Grey Man' is the bloke that blends in the crowd and doesn’t draw attention to himself. None of the NCOs know the name of him. If anyone attempts selection, then it is best to adopt the Grey Man persona.

Examples of Grey Men are:

  • George Clooney

Examples of Non-Grey Men are:

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