On the Lighter Side : Military Humor

On the Lighter Side : Military Humor

A recent post pver at Walker's Retreat reminded me that I was long overdue revisiting "Skippy's List" - the list of things that Skippy is no longer allowed to do, or is pre-emptuvely banned from doing. Explanations of these events: a) I did myself, and either got in trouble or commended. (I had a Major shake my hand for the piss bottle thing, for instance.) b) I witnessed another soldier do it. (Like the Sergeant we had, that basically went insane, and crucified some dead mice.) c) Was spontaneously informed I was not allowed to do. (Like start a porn…

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Skippy's List

Skippy's List

Some, no, make that most people, simply have no idea how mind numbingly boring much of military life can be if you don’t develop the ability to “self soothe” in psycho-babble. This of course is one reason why military people are usually far better read, much less educated (with or without a college degree) than most liberals would ever believe. See the USMC Commandant’s “required reading” list. last I checked it no longer includes RAH’s “Starship Troopers”, but did for quite a number of years. That said, some aren’t inclined to read quite so much, and…

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