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Reminders of Armyisms

The Army, especially above the company level is such a dysfunctional animal as far as staffing and resourcing goes. I often wonder how we get anything done that requires coordination at those levels. From what I see, it seems that some rep at the company level tends to step up and handle the coordinations, because no organization on Earth subscribes more stringently to the “Peter principle” than the United States Army.

So often it goes completely unnoticed and unrewarded. I love my war fighting job. I hate my admin job.

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Two weeks in the woods

It blows my mind how bad the Army is at integrating communications between adjacent units, or even same unit staff sections.

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Starting the morning

It should be 107 degrees today, and the 73rd day over 100 this summer. I figure I need to take advantage of the relative cool before all that hits, so Im enjoying my coffee, and my dog, out here while its only 93.

I feel dehydrated today, but I think its an effect of allergies, and allergy medicine more than really being dehydrated, but my eyes feel dry and puffy, and I absolutely HATE that feeling.

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I love the sound of my Son’s laugh…

He just started laughing at something my daughter said, and even when sick, he is absolutely addictive.

 

 

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New Year, New Day

This is looking to be a pretty good year.