This is a letter from a U.S. Marines recruit. It was sent home to their parents on the farm from the San Diego U.S. Marine Corps recruiting depot in California. Dear Ma and Pa: I am well. Hope you are. Tell Brother Walt and Brother Elmer the Marine Corps beats […]
The summer heat had caused the area to experience an infestation of rattlesnakes. An infantry platoon was training in the area, learning about methods to counter offensive tactics. Officers and NCOs were given one magazine of live ammunition each to counter this danger, as several men had already suffered from […]
The sergeant major growled at the young soldier (as sergeant majors are known to do): “I didn’t see you at camouflage training this morning”. “Thank you very much, sir”, the young soldier replied.
A Sailor who was on shore leave and a good looking blonde girl, bumped into each other at the bar one evening. They hit it off pretty much right away, and the sailor tried every trick in the book to try and get laid, but without much success. “I usually […]
A sergeant was passing the barracks after lights out, when he heard some voices from inside one of the rooms. He slowly and quietly walked up to the room, slammed open the door, and shouted: Listen, you guys! A few minutes ago, you all heard me say good night. What […]
A U.S. Navy ship pulled into port in Mississippi for a week’s liberty. The first evening, the Captain was more than a little surprised to receive the following letter from the wife of a wealthy plantation owner: “Dear Captain, Thursday will be my daughter Melinda’s, coming of age party. I […]
A U.S. Marine boarded a crowded train and walked the entire length looking for a seat. THere was only one seat left on the whole train, which was occupied by a poodle sitting next to a well dressed, middle-aged, French woman. The Marine, who was really tired, having just returned […]
A Royal Navy minesweeper that was getting on in years and showing it, was cruising through a lonely stretch of the South Pacific when it was overtaken by a brand spanking new Australian cruiser. All the sailors on board the mineswepper were in awe as they looked at the new […]
The new Royal Navy recruit had just passed the physical examination that is required as part of the enlistment process to become a sailor. The doctor asked him, “Why do you want to join the Navy son?” The new recruit replied, “My father thought it would be a good career […]
A retired soldier applied for a position at Marshall Space Center in Huntsville, Alabama and is offered a job interview. The interviewer looks the man over and asks, “Have you been in the military?” “Yes,” he says. “I served in the Army in Iraq for two years.” The interviewer tells […]
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