SC National Guard apparently missed the “Boaty McBoatface” flail a few months back

Do you even internet, bro? The South Carolina National Guard just put out a request for folks to come up with the command's new motto (because apparently "Trusted at home, proven abroad" is no good). Here are the guidelines: <im…
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Do you even internet, bro? Awhile back, the South Carolina National Guard put out a request for folks to come up with the command’s new motto (because apparently “Trusted at home, proven abroad” is no good). Here were the guidelines:


Other organizations have attempted to involve their communities in similar fashion over the last few years, most notably Britain’s Natural Environmental Research Council that wound up with “Boaty McBoatface” as the winner of a “name this ship” contest back in April.

And the Air Force did the same thing with this tweet:

Take a break today and help us name our bomber for the 21st Century! @AFGlobalStrike https://t.co/tQ6myyGZs6 #B21 pic.twitter.com/DOWMj1Z4HV

— U.S. Air Force (@usairforce) March 21, 2016

They wound up with a bunch of cool names like TrumppelinDeathkill Eaglehawk Firebird Hoora! Testosterone, and (of course), Bomby McBombface.

More proof that social media is the best media. We hope this tradition continues, because it’s pretty entertaining.