More favourite moments from Recruit School.
Chief: "WHAT IS YOUR
Recruit: "I don't know,
Chief: "WELL WHEN YOU
FIND OUT, YOU LET ME KNOW."
Recruit (two days later):
Master Corporal, I'd like to make an appointment to see the Chief.
Me (Puzzled): Why?
Recruit: "I think I've
finally figured out what's wrong with me."
Whenever a recruit sets
their rifle down, they must set it down with the ejection port cover face
up so as to prevent dirt from getting into the chamber.
Me (To a recruit caught
setting her weapon down with the ejection port cover face down): "What's
you're weapon's name, Private?"
Me: "Spit it out, I
have places to go and recruits to terrorize."
Recruit: "My weapon's
name is Dirty Ho, Master Corporal."
I want a 500 word essay on my desk first thing tomorrow morning on the
importance of keeping your Dirty Ho face up."
The Master Bombardier,
addressing the platoon and lamenting some new Jeeps the military just bought:
"We spent 45 grand on
them and the damn brakes squeal like a stuck pig!"
Recruit: "45 grand?
Is that a lot?"
"For that kind of money we could have got Hummers.
He's talking about the cars.