U.S. Forces Command CSM Michael Grinston on inadequate training.
US Military Covers 'Call Me Maybe'
Just when we thought the lipdubs to Carly Rae Jepsen's monster ear worm "Call Me Maybe" were tapering off, we get this air strike from the U.S. military. USO employees Eric Raum and Randy Moresi thought getting the soldiers and Marine deployed to Kandahar Airfield to do an elaborate lip dub to the song of the summer might boost morale. Soon, "A group of airmen were break-dancing in the hangar. Stern looking soldiers in workout tees and shorts were singing while offloading sandbags. And at least one service member was caught doing "the worm" -- the 1980s dance move where you wriggle backwards with stomach on floor." It wasn't just about having fun - forces deployed in Afghanistan have received some bad press over the last few months, despite the work they do every day risking their lives for very little pay. This was a chance to show them as fun and human. Read more at http://www.afterelton.com/video/2012/07/us-military-does-carly-rae-jepsens-call-me-maybe