I Kept My Head Down

 Posted by at 12:07 am  Nick's Blog
Sep 142019
 

“Keep your head down or you’ll get it blown off!” I can’t tell you how many times I heard drill sergeants and platoon leaders scream that at young soldiers when I was in Basic and Advanced Infantry Training. It’s a lesson that served me well and that I never forgot. It kind of goes along […]

Hurry Up And Wait

 Posted by at 12:15 am  Nick's Blog
Aug 082019
 

When I was in the Army, so much of what we did was hurry up and wait. During training we would roll out of our bunks, get ready for the day, fall out in formation, and then wait while the drill sergeants or whoever was in charge decided to get around to inspecting us, harassing […]