>no military stories thread
Humbly requesting your stories from your service, anything military related
>retard fellow soldiers
>people getting in trouble
>working with other branches/foreign militaries
>anything worth telling
Let's hear em!
>going over my APV
>notice that a small light (tiniest fucking light) is not working properly
>Change the bulb still not working
>Ask senior guy for help
>mfw my battery is flat
>Traded a Northface sleeping bag for 2 Romanian uniforms and some cold weather gear.
>Has never failed to set a range on fire.
>Keeps stealing tracers .
>Won't stop muzzle-thumping people with the SAW.
>Wore a Night Desert parka during our last night mission, I got yelled at because PSG thought his sector was uncovered.
>He was wearing a Night Nine patch.
More to follow, he's drinking tonight.
>be me in basic training
>about 6 weeks in, at the practice qual range for the m16
>already shot, my platoon is doing drills where you pivot 90 degrees and raise your rifle as if to fire
>pivot, raise weapon, bang
>mfw my bunk mate, standing directly in front of the DS, had a live round chambered
>bullet literally passed over his shoulder
>he had been rodded of the range by both my DS and the 1SG
>we never found out what happened, but best guess was the weapons guard, who was in the process of being discharged for not being mentally fit, somehow got his hands on a round and slipped it into a rifle
>drill sergeant got the rest of the day off
>sitting around base
>the sandbox is hot brah
>hear several loud bangs
>eventually find out it was one of the wall watchmen
old mate had gone a bit sunfried and tossed a couple of hand grenades at a passing mob of goats