was interview their trainees.
Mine did. One of the questions he asked me was why I joined the Army.
I told him I wanted to earn my right to complain. It kind of confused him.
"Eventually I am hoping to become an older man," I said. "When I do and gripe about something Uncle Sam does there is likely someone that will ask me what I have done to make things better. I figure if I can say I served a hitch in the United States Army I've earned the right to complain."
"Never thought about it," said my Drill Sergeant. "But now that I do I believe you are right."
It was interesting that he changed his attitude toward me after that.
To find out why the blog is pink just cut and paste this:
http://piccoloshash.blogspot.com/2009/12/my-feminine-side-blog-stays-pink.html NO ANIMALS WERE HARMED IN THE WRITING OF TODAY'S ESSAY