Logistics Soldiers

First In, Last Out!       Heroic stories of Army operations always have Scouts as the ‘First In’ and the battled embittered infantry holding down the fort as the ‘Last Out.’  True, perhaps, for many historic battles.  But lesser known and more frequent military engagements begin with Logisticians forming the advancedRead More →

The HUA Major

‘Ass Chewing’ A time-honored tradition in the Services is the art of ‘Ass Chewing.’  Ass Chewing, or ‘on-the-spot correction’, or critical critique of one’s actions, performance or behavior is a normal, day to day occurrence, it’s just how seniors let their juniors understand in a very clear way where theyRead More →

Rules are Rules

Exceptions to Rules? Rules are Rules, however, sometimes there are exceptions. While serving in a Truck Platoon in the 82d, we worked all hours of the day and night supporting units with truck transport. We had the Platoon rule that if you worked after 2100, you didn’t have to comeRead More →