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May 14, 2022 08:30:31   #
AuntiE Loc: 46th Least Free State
 
I have no idea what this means; however, we have enough Veterans to translate the message.





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May 14, 2022 08:51:03   #
American Vet
 
AuntiE wrote:
I have no idea what this means; however, we have enough Veterans to translate the message.


Common practice that in the morning the DI (Drill Instructor) would throw the trash can down the center of the barracks.

IIRC, there is a scene in "Full Metal Jacket" where R. Lee Ermey does this.

Sure woke me up......

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May 14, 2022 08:53:19   #
AuntiE Loc: 46th Least Free State
 
American Vet wrote:
Common practice that in the morning the DI (Drill Instructor) would throw the trash can down the center of the barracks.

IIRC, there is a scene in "Full Metal Jacket" where R. Lee Ermey does this.

Sure woke me up......


I was thinking banging a hammer against the side.

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May 14, 2022 09:02:33   #
Milosia2 Loc: Cleveland Ohio
 
AuntiE wrote:
I was thinking banging a hammer against the side.


Or a night stick around the ribs on the inside.

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May 14, 2022 09:35:05   #
keepuphope Loc: Idaho
 
American Vet wrote:
Common practice that in the morning the DI (Drill Instructor) would throw the trash can down the center of the barracks.

IIRC, there is a scene in "Full Metal Jacket" where R. Lee Ermey does this.

Sure woke me up......


Oh my Lord, I'd have a stroke if someone did that. Talk about a rude awakening.

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