The 13 funniest military memes of the week
Memes, safety briefs, and release formation. It’s Friday!
1. Got stuck on staff duty this weekend?
(via Ranger Up)
2. Air Force sick call:
(via Military Memes)
3. Sorry about getting this song stuck in your head (via MARS Special Operations Group).
4. Someone doesn’t know the power of the knifehand (via Sh-t my LPO says).
5. It’s not the size of the closet, it’s the work clothes inside.
(via Military Memes)
6. The Army finally named combat gear in honor of noncombat soldiers.
7. “Sweet, I only have to hold it for five more miles.”
(via Marine Corps Memes)
8. Apparently, the uniform is a fashion statement.
(via Sh-t my LPO says)
9. Not the most covert operation, but then you only have to trick the Coast Guard (via Coast Guard Memes).
10. The Air Force is where “glamping” started (via Marine Corps Memes).
11. Not the most convincing acting, but maybe chief won’t look closely (via Air Force Nation).
12. Good luck, buddy (via Air Force Memes & Humor).
13. This is why people join the Air Force:
(via Air Force Nation)
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