When Your Business Blogger had the honor of wearing an Army uniform, I was not married.
I always volunteered for duty on Christmas Day. No, not because I wanted the pity of self-inflicted punishment.
(Nobody likes martyrs. That’s why we killed so many of them.)
No, I traded Christmas duty with the married guys — so that I would not have to work New Year’s Eve.
The High Holiday for the unhitched.
In my rear view mirror, all holidays were a waste before Charmaine. Here’s your FLIR, your Forward Looking InfraRed to see through the darkness, the future.
Three Free Consulting Action Recommendations for men in uniform:
1) If you are married on an unaccompanied tour:
Come Home Safe.
We will celebrate your return. And,
2) If you are unmarried, currently serving out of theater:
You’ve made the planet a safer place. It’s now your duty to make world a better place.
3) If you are umarried in a combat theater:
Complete Action Items #1, then #2.
That’s an order.
Working New Year’s Eve will be the result of the best decision you will ever make.
I guarantee it.
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Thank you (foot)notes:
Reasoned Audacity. Merry Christmas