The Laziest Thing You’ve Ever Done

The Laziest Thing You’ve Ever Done

I was once on a US military ship, having breakfast in the wardroom (officers lounge) when the Operations Officer (OPS) walks in. This guy was the definition of NOT a morning person; he’s still half asleep, bleary eyed… basically a zombie with a bagel. He sits down across from me to eat his bagel and is just barely conscious. My back is to the outboard side of the ship, and the morning sun is blazing in one of the portholes putting a big bright-a** circle of light right on his…

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A New Recruit Went Out On His First Sentry Duty

A New Recruit Went Out On His First Sentry Duty

The officer of the day, during his tour of duty, paused to question a sentry who was a new recruit. “If you should see an armed party approaching, what would you do?” asked the officer. “Turn out the guard, sir.” “Very well. Suppose you saw a battleship coming across the parade-ground, what would you do?” “Report to the hospital for examination, sir,” was the prompt reply.

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