What happened last week in the military? No. Really. What happened??
Bergdahl will walk free. The actual Green Berets are trying stop green berets from being issued to other soldiers. A judge halted the President’s ban on transgender soldiers. These are incredibly polarizing issues for the U.S. military and its veterans.
You know what isn’t polarizing? Memes.
And here are the dankest memes from the veteran world this week.
1. Betsy Ross is playing with fire.
2. Trim those sideburns, soldier. (via People of the PX)
AAFES: When you need a haircut, a pizza, and a TV in a 20 minutes.
3. But he’s paying 26% interest on that Nissan. (via Awesome Sh*t My Drill Sergeant Said)
I suddenly can’t live without something I didn’t know existed.
4. Charlie Sheen has a Google Alert for this. (via Decelerate Your Life)
“But it was a LOT of drugs, guys.”
5. Gear adrift is a gift.
Filthy little Hobbitses are such geardos.
6. Every one thinks they’re a foreign policy expert.
What’s “real” depends on your point of view.
7. Veterans know leadership. (via U.S. Army WTF Moments)
8. In the Army, Forrest Gump is considered a genius.
My DD-214 and I are like peas and carrots.
9. “Welcome to Fort Bragg”
But they threw in the undercoating for free.
10. A good king leads his troops from the front.
As real as Air Force leadership gets.
11. Crew chiefs get their name on the plane for a reason.
Oh, I understood that reference!
12. Now we both have a machine gun. Ho Ho Ho. (via the Salty Soldier)
“I’m also an orphan of a bankrupt culture who thinks he’s John Wayne.”
13. Getting that first job after separating is tough.
Also, records management.
Blake Stilwell is a traveler, writer, and adventurer with degrees in design, television & film, and international relations. He is a veteran US Air Force Combat Photojournalist who has worked for ABC News, NBC, and HBO. Blake is based in Hollywood, but often found elsewhere.
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