Coffee Reward

During his final week of indoctrination Doc's squad drew night guard duty. The first night of guard duty he drew an abandoned field filled with junked vehicle parts. The Officer of the Day pulled up in his jeep, with him was the company officer. Doc was instructed to recite my first general order, to which … Continue reading Coffee Reward


Roll, Bounce, Giggle

One early afternoon, I was demonstrating to my then-girlfriend Cathy, how to fold my skivvies, tee-shirts and socks, military-style. When I say military-style, I'm talking about preparing clothing items in order to create more space in ones' sea-bag. It's uncertain if any of the military services teach this to recruits anymore. The skivvies (underwear for … Continue reading Roll, Bounce, Giggle