Tag: military

  • German Ground Control

    Funny answer to a ground control question Those German ground control group at Frankfurt Airport tend to be a short-tempered lot. They not only expect pilots to know their parking location but how to get there without any assistance. So it was with some amusement that we (Delta 747) listened to the following exchange between […]

  • War Is War

    The soldier’s motto: War is War! Once in the time of  war, foreign troops looting all the villages, of their food, wine and women. Before they could enter one such village, all the inhabitants wisely decided to leave, except for one young man, who had a 90 year old grandmother to take care of. Eventually […]

  • Military Motor Pool

    The phone rang at the motor pool and an authoritative voice demanded to know how many vehicles were operational. Andy answered, “We’ve got twelve trucks, ten utilities, three staff cars and that Bentley the fat-assed colonel drives around in.” There was a stoney silence for a second or two. “Do you know who you are […]