17 images that show why going to the armory sucks
Checking out your weapon from the armory can be like standing in line at the DMV — it’s the worst game of hurry up and wait ever.
You were instructed to show up bright and early to check out your weapon, but the armorers never seemed to be there on time.
But once you received your rifle, life seemed to finally make sense now that you get to shoot something up. After an amazing day at the range, you now have the problem of cleaning the rifle so well the Marines working at the armory will take it back on your first pass.
If not you’ll stay and clean all evening long because the armors usually stand a 24-hour duty.
So check out how your day typically went after you checked out your rifle from the armory.
1. When you’re told to be on time at the armory but the gate is locked.
2. After 20 minutes of ringing the bell and a few Starbucks espresso shots — you finally gain entry.
3. When the armorer’s window finally opens for the first time after waiting what felt like an eternity.
4. The look you give when the armorer when he asks you for the weapon’s serial number but all the caffeine you drank pulled all the blood out of your brain. Good thing you brought your weapons card with you.
5. Then when you get your beautiful and perfectly oiled rifle from the armor.
6. How you felt running to the range to take your stress out on a few already destroyed armored vehicles.
7. How you felt after putting hundreds of rounds accurately down range.
8. After the adrenaline goes away, you realized it’s already 1700, you still need to clean out all the carbon that’s built up, and you have a date in a few hours.
9. This is how fast you ran back to the armory.
10. You scrubbed your weapon in record time.
11. But the armorer used his dirty finger and rejected taking the rifle back into storage.
12. Then you yelled …
13. You then began angrily scrubbing your rifle.
14. Then you noticed the other platoons going home for the day and you’re still stuck here.
15. After your arm gets tired, the perfect idea pops into your head.
16. When you walk up to the armorer’s window and you clearly put $10 inside the weapon’s ejection port.
17. It worked!
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