Tedium, violence, and strepthroat
June 21, 2009
So I’m leaving tomorrow to go to the other Fake Iraq, the JRTC in Louisiana, so of course I get strepthroat so that I can be hot, awkward and in pain all at once. Yay, but also, you know, whatever.
I am excited about going, though. Just now I’ve been looking through military- and JRTC-related clips on YouTube and they seem mostly to consist of one of three things: 1) explosions; 2) wrestling; and 3) dancing. This jibes with what I understand being in the military must be like: long stretches of skull-crushing boredom punctuated by moments of violence and chaos. Not fun.
But here’s a sort of standout clip, short and to the point: