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Things I Never Thought I'd Say

September 16, 2013 | Captain Hannah He

Believe it or not, growing up, I never thought I would end up in the Army. As part of the "Army culture," there are a few things that I never would have dreamed I would say when I was growing up. For example,

"I get to sleep in until 6:30 tomorrow morning." - I used to think 7 was unearthly early. My perspective on time and daylight has completely flipped. 

"Hey there, can I scan your sector?" - a common pickup line among cadets. Not particularly witty, but common. 

"If you mix the chocolate beverage powder with the generic instant coffee powder, and shake it with some cold water, it's delicious!" - Try it, it takes like a generic Frappuccino! 

"APFT? Easiest workout of the week!" - When sprints and hour-long ruck marches take up most of the PT schedule, two miles seems like a piece of cake!

"Can I borrow your foot lube?" - The answer should be no. Unless it's a surprise hour-long ruck march. 

" I have to change into ACUs after PT, then we can run to the DFAC." - Random acronyms take up too much of my vocabulary. It's supposedly more efficient. 


  • Jam
    9/18/2013 1:44 AM
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