Saturday Jul 13, 2013

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It's official I think the Army is making me crazy. I know this because on a recent rotation to the field post I work at here on my deployment I became suspicious of cooks of all people. I'll explain since the rotations to the field started we've been lucky to get at least one good meal for dinner a rotation. Well this...
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xheartswornx:

As an ex-Army National Guard cook, I can definitely say we trained to cook some pretty sweet meals, but rarely ever did we make anything quite amazing unless it was a holiday feast or because someone of higher rank was visiting the armory. It kinda sucks because I dig cooking and really dig eating so to get stuck with a little too many variations of potatoes and other simple meals that were just too similar from day to day just plain sucked.

Well, here's to (hopefully) more good meals for reasons other than poison or entertaining the big wigs!

Sunday Jul 07, 2013

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Just something I've discovered that I am not allowed to do in the Army.

1) Not allowed to chew gum at formation, unless I brought enough for everybody.
2) (Next day) Not allowed to chew gum at formation even if I *did* bring enough for everybody.
3) Must not tell any officer that I am smarter than they are, especially if it's true...
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tali79:

Did you try some of this stuff or are these actually rules written down?

jhawk86:

Oh I've tried a couple and some are from other guys I've served with

Tuesday Jul 02, 2013

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Being on my first deployment I'm learning a lot of new things. Conversation between soldiers/airmen/marines/sailors on a base are generally the same. It starts off with what unit are you from? Then how do you like here, do you like your unit, is this your first deployment? Then it moves to whatever rumors are floating around that particular base or a...
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jhawk86:

Aww... Thanks, but I'm just taking my turn as members of my family did before me

debizzle:

well you'll be back soon enough and the rest of us will get to do the same