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Mon Nov 7, 2016, 11:01 AM

Anyone who was in the military has heard

this countdown phrase "x number of days and a wake up".

Usually you start counting when you get orders to relocate. Maybe your return from deployment date gets announced or you get a new assignment or complete training - whatever

Once you know the date you start the count... 28 and a wake up, 27 and a wake up etc. etc.

Well folks all that's left now is the wake up.

If Democrats GOTV, the Republicans must GTFO.

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Reply Anyone who was in the military has heard (Original post)
The Polack MSgt Nov 2016 OP
HAB911 Nov 2016 #1
TexasProgresive Nov 2016 #3
Wounded Bear Nov 2016 #2
TexasProgresive Nov 2016 #4
The Polack MSgt Nov 2016 #5
TexasProgresive Nov 2016 #6
MineralMan Nov 2016 #7
The Polack MSgt Nov 2016 #8
MineralMan Nov 2016 #9
workinclasszero Nov 2016 #10
The Polack MSgt Nov 2016 #11

Response to The Polack MSgt (Original post)

Mon Nov 7, 2016, 11:04 AM

1. AKA..........Gettin' Short!

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Response to HAB911 (Reply #1)

Mon Nov 7, 2016, 11:08 AM

3. SHHHHHOOOOOOORRRRRRTTTTTTT!

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Response to The Polack MSgt (Original post)

Mon Nov 7, 2016, 11:07 AM

2. So short I have to stand on a dime...

to piss on a nickel.

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Response to Wounded Bear (Reply #2)

Mon Nov 7, 2016, 11:10 AM

4. I forgot that

So short I had to sit on a dime to lace my boots.
Of course we started out lower than whale shit.

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Response to Wounded Bear (Reply #2)

Mon Nov 7, 2016, 11:11 AM

5. So Short

I play handball on the edge of my ID card.

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Response to The Polack MSgt (Reply #5)

Mon Nov 7, 2016, 11:12 AM

6. That's good.

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Response to The Polack MSgt (Original post)

Mon Nov 7, 2016, 11:45 AM

7. Yup. We're getting really short now.

At the remote AFB in Turkey where I was stationed, guys (all-male base) wore baseball caps that just said "SHORT" on them for the last week. When all you had was a wake-up, you'd hand your cap off to someone else.

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Response to MineralMan (Reply #7)

Mon Nov 7, 2016, 11:49 AM

8. Nice

Izmir?

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Response to The Polack MSgt (Reply #8)

Mon Nov 7, 2016, 11:52 AM

9. Samsun. TUSLOG Det. 2-3

About 400 people on the base.

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Response to The Polack MSgt (Original post)

Mon Nov 7, 2016, 11:54 AM

10. On Okinawa we were called short timers at one year to stateside

 

365 and a wake up, then the Freedom Bird to home!



Dems are going to KICK ASS tomorrow!!

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Response to workinclasszero (Reply #10)

Mon Nov 7, 2016, 11:56 AM

11. Gonna rock that shit

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