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Originally posted by LucidStorm
My dad went to basic training (Air Force) in 1969 and at one point, "volunteers" were requested for an unspecified task. Given that it was Texas, and hot, he figured whatever they wanted would be better than what was planned for the squad (and we all know what happens when one "volunteers" during basic, right?) he ended up peeling potatoes, by hand, for days... Lol. It's a tame story (probably why he told that one to me) but I thought it hilarious. Peace and Happy New Year.
Originally posted by blupblup
reply to post by gimme_some_truth
Point out to me where I bashed the military?
I didn't bash the military at all.... I made a statement and if anything, it was a criticism against the government.
If you read it that way, that's on you man....
I have an hilarious one.
Our troops are out in Iraq and Afghanistan to protect us.
Originally posted by innervision0730
I guess I don't have any hilarious ones but some funny ones I will always remember. These were both in basic training when I was 17. We were out on the field doing some exercise and when it came time for lunch the Drill Sgt told us it was all you can eat chili mac. He told us to eat up and fill ourselves up. I just KNEW something was up so I avoided lunch even though I was starving lol About 2 hours after lunch we packed up our bags and marched to a building which happened to be the gas chamber. Talk about a puke fest lol Everyone's lunch came back up. My two buddies were behind me. Melinda puked on Erins back and when she turned around she puked on melinda. The funniest *!@# ever. Another time I was running the assult bayonet course and when I got done and headed to formation my Drill Sgt comes over to me laughing his @#! off and he asked me where the heck the stock of my weapon was. I looked down and it was completely gone LOL I guess he eventually found it because later he shows me still laughing and pats my back . I guess I was a little to rough attacking the dummies lol That remind me of another one.. We had a 15 mi road march and camped at the site. It was a pretty late night especially with night guard and they got us up at 4am, I was pretty drained and still half asleep. I walked out and ate breakfast and walked passed like 4 Drill Sgt's, they all looked at me and started laughing. Sgt Gonzalas told me to come over to him and confroted me that my cavelar was on backwards (which explained not being able to see well lol) Sure not a big deal but it was to them and the rest of the day they would turn their cavelar backwards EVERY time I walked passed them and laugh their butts off LOL It was a pretty awesome experience though, ESPECIALLY trying the M136 Antitank launcher and the live fire drill!
Originally posted by Whateva69
As he leant in I slowly waved my hand in front of me looked him in the eyes and said “these are not the droids you are looking for”.