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8 memes to ring in the New Year

Let’s face it, memes are one of the best things about the internet. They simply wrap up our thoughts and jokes so perfectly — all with an image and a small amount of text. (Because who wants to do extensive reading when they’re just trying to let loose?) Yes, memes just get us. They get it right and we are thankful that they exist.

Including these uh-mazing versions to help ring in the New Year!

Welcome, 2021!

  1. This overdone joke that we secretly love
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Lowkey loling 

2. Meanwhile, hoping 2020 actually has an end

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*fingers crossed*

3. When you accidentally fall asleep too early

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Did I miss it?!?!

4. This amazing resolution that we should all be using every year

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Dirt off the shoulder.

5. And this promise that we never keep

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We tried?

6. Meanwhile, that NYE budget though

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Make it rain! 

7. Though this sounds bomb

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TBH

8. And finally, this one that makes perfect sense

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Cheers!

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The 13 funniest military memes for the week of April 19th

It looks like the Department of Defense is finally retiring the Cyber Awareness Challenge training. Sure, it’s outdated, uses graphics from the early 2000s, and barely scratches the surface of cybersecurity in a world where new threats emerge every other minute. But the campiness is what made it so ridiculous that it was enjoyable.

I just want to throw out there that everyone freaking hated that training when it came out. Eventually, everyone started to like it in spite of it being silly – kind of like Tommy Wiseau’s The Room. Then as soon as too many people started to actually enjoy the ridiculousness of it… They pull the plug on it.

Coincidence? I think not.


Pour one out for the dude who always believed in your cyber security abilities when you doubted yourself. Jeff, you’re never going to be forgotten. These memes are for you.

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(Meme via Infantry Follow Me)

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(Meme via Not CID)

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(Meme via Coast Guard Memes)

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(Meme by Yusha Thomas)

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(Meme via Disgruntled Vets)

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(Meme via Valhalla Wear)

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(Meme via Uniform Humor)

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(Meme via SFC Majestic)

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(Meme via Army as F*ck)

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(Meme via Pop Smoke)

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(Meme via Decelerate Your Life)

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(Meme by Ranger Up)

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(Meme via The Salty Soldier)

BONUS: You guys have a good, safe, and UCMJ-free four-day weekend! Happy Easter. 

In the famous words of my old First Sergeant… “Don’t do dumb shit.”

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8 funny working dog memes that’ll make you wag your tail

Military working dogs and police canines are some of the most capable members of their respective forces. But they also have big pointy or floppy ears and wagging tails and cute little paws and sometimes we just can’t even help ourselves and we want videos of them being fur missiles or photos of them searching for stuff or any memes of them.

Coincidentally, that’s what we have here: 8 memes of awesome working dogs and police canines (except one is probably a military family’s pet but whatever):


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“You’re hired. Please proceed to the kennels for unlimited petting.”

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And yes, I know this is probably a pet German Shepherd, but there’s some officer in the photo so I’m letting it slide.

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Just watch out for the luggage tags. They’ll snap on you if the restraints come off.

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“It’s really just me signing my work, sergeant.”

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Also, Ronin is a pretty sweet name for a police dog.

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As long as you know, for sure, he’s the bad guy before you bite him, what’s the problem?

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I mean, it’s free. What do you have to lose? Besides a bicep.

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Gonna need to eat lots of bad guys for protein, as well. But first, come lick our faces.

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The 13 funniest military memes for the week of March 22nd

It was recently reported that, back in October, the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit drank Reykjavík, the capital city of Iceland, dry when they pulled into port. That’s not an expression or an over exaggeration. They literally drank every last bit of alcohol in the city over the course of their liberty to the point where the town reportedly had troubles restocking for their own citizens.

The most astounding thing about this entire story is that only one young, dumb lance corporal got in trouble for disorderly conduct — and we can only assume they’ve since been Ninja Punched into oblivion. But seriously, I have strong reservations about there only being one drunken problem. You mean to tell me that we can’t throw a barracks party without the MPs getting involved and an entire MEU got sh*tfaced drunk and only a single idiot did anything wrong?

I’m not saying it’s completely impossible — maybe things happened and were simply kept in-house — but if it’s really true and everyone was that well-behaved… BZ. Color me impressed.


To all you troops out there that aren’t that one Marine in Reykjavík, you’ve earned yourselves some memes.

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(Meme via Decelerate Your Life)

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(Photo via US Army WTF Moments)

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(Meme via Coast Guard Memes)

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(Meme via Air Force amn/nco/snco)

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(Meme by Ranger Up)

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The 20 best Bernie Sanders Inauguration Day memes

Although we here at WATM know the importance of the moment we witnessed the peaceful transfer of power, we can’t ignore the facts: Senator Bernie Sanders turned into the biggest and best part of the day. The endless memes and photo sharing of Sanders after President Biden was sworn in as our nation’s leader may have broken the internet. In a good way, of course. Here are WATM’s top 20 memes featuring Sanders. I figure you have to imagine everything in his voice to adequately appreciate this, so dig in and bring your imagination. Also, maybe curl up in your favorite mittens (see what I did there) to enjoy.

  1. Mooned
Bernie Sanders photoshopped onto the moon

Listen, this man on the moon thing is a big deal, amiright? But let’s get this exploring space thing on the road.

2. America’s treasure

Bernie Sanders photoshopped into Indiana Jones.

I am a national treasure. Change my mind.

3. Let’s get to work

Okay people! We are winning the war but that doesn’t mean we sit around lollygagging, lets go to work! Bernie fits right in.

4. Knocked out

Bernie Sanders photoshopped into an MMA fight

That’s going to leave a mark. Too bad he didn’t believe in Medicare for all.

5. Winter is coming

Bernie Sanders in Game of Thrones

This fur better be fake or I’m going to get loud.

6. Thrill ride

Bernie Sanders in a roller coaster

Who has time for this? We have a world to save.

7. Stop whining

Bernie Sanders photoshopped into the Breakfast Club movie

These kids think they have it bad, they have no idea what’s waiting for them out there without Medicare for all or free college.

8. Feeling the Bern

Meme of Bernie Sanders as an emoticon

There’s the feelings chart and then there’s feeling like Bernie. It’s in its own class.

9. Inauguration? NBD.

When you are Bernie, you multitask. Inauguration of President Joe Biden? Check. Daily errands? Check.

10. Hanging out

Feeling cute, might build a skyscraper today.

11. Hitting high notes

Bernie photoshopped into a gay pride rally

I was told there would be singing and music. I was lied to.

12. Passed over

It’s fine Barack, I didn’t run just as many times or anything. I’ll wait.

13. Staying afloat

No need to panic, the Coast Guard will be here soon. Thanks, Bernie.

14. Make love not war

Bernie photoshopped into an old painting

If they had just listened to me, we wouldn’t be doing this war thing. I’ll just watch.

15. Tornado

Bernie photoshopped into the Wizard of Oz

Bernie knows there’s no place like home.

16. Postal fail

When you believe that government can work but you also know the United States Postal Service takes forever.

17. Awkward

Bernie as the marriage therapist when things get deep and Jada says she got into an “entanglement”.

18. Really

When you could be saving the whales or marching for wage increases, but you are stuck at your boss’ promotional ceremony instead.

19. National defense

No need to send the National Guard to defend the Capitol, Bernie is on the job.

And finally, our favorite… of course.

20. Hurry up and wait

Bernie is every single military spouse across the globe waiting to start their life. Again.

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The 13 funniest military memes for the week of March 29th

Recently, a Marine was kicked out of a wedding for wearing his Dress Blues instead of a regular suit and tie. According to the post on Reddit, he was polite and gentlemanly but was asked to leave because he didn’t follow the dress code and the bride felt he was taking the spotlight away from the marriage.

There’s still a lot of other variables that aren’t really known that could really determine who’s the a**hole in this situation. If he was pulling a “you’re welcome for my service” routine, totally justified. If he didn’t have any other suit and tie, he could have probably explained that. If he was flexing his bare pizza box and two ribbons, he’s a douche. Since he was a friend of the groom, did he ask first? So on and so forth.

I’m personally of the mindset that he didn’t follow the uniform of the day and weddings are one of those things where you just nod and agree with the bride. But that’s ultimately pointless since this wedding has no bearing on my life.


Anyways. Since we in the U.S. aren’t subject to the EU’s Article 13 ruling on copyright material and the gray area it puts on sharing memes – have some memes!

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Relax, it’s only a meme.

(Meme via Pop Smoke)

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(Meme via Private News Network)

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(Meme via Sh*t My LPO Says)

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(Meme via Infatry Follow Me)

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(Meme via Lost in the Sauce)

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(Meme via Team Non-Rec)

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(Meme via Valhalla Wear)

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(Meme via Uniform Humor)

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(Meme via The Army’s F*ckups)

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(Meme via Air Force amn/nco/snco)

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The 13 funniest military memes for the week of July 20th

Female sailors seem to be getting the hair regulations loosened to allow a more natural look. This (obviously) caused a gigantic backlash among male soldiers demanding the permitting of beards. Honestly, it doesn’t really make sense to disallow sailors to grow beards in the first place. After all, naval history tied to glorious beards, in both the U.S. Navy and around the world. As long as they keep their beards groomed, it’d be a boost to morale and it’d cut out the crappy rush to shave each morning.

But we’ll see. 7th Fleet will probably crash another ship into a civilian fishing vessel and blame it on sailors having beards instead of actually taking responsibility for it.

Anyways. Have some memes, you glorious bastards.


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(Meme via Valhalla Wear)

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(Meme via Private News Network)

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(Meme by The Salty Soldier)

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(Meme via Disgruntled Vets)

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(Meme via Decelerate Your Life)

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(Meme by WATM)

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(Meme via Air Force Nation Humor)

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The 13 funniest military memes for the week of May 11

Oh snap! The first official recruiting ad for the Space Force has finally dropped! Don’t get me wrong. I’m just as hyped as everyone else who joked to their retention NCO that the only way they’d stay in was to reclass as a space shuttle door gunner.

But, like, why do they even need an advertisement at this point? Everyone knows who they are and are already planning on camping out at the recruitment offices when they open. It’s like seeing a commercial for a Ferrari. It’s just a waste of time and money when we’re already sold on the idea.

Whatever. They’re probably going to have a bigger budget than the Air Force – so spend it if you got it, right? Anyway, here are some memes.


1. I don’t care about any of your damn stories from Basic. But you can be damn sure that I’ll play along with whatever BS lie about how badass you are to tell civilians.

2. While we’re in, we all sh*ttalk chief for being OFP. But, he’s literally treating the military like it’s a 9-5 job at that point.

3. North Korean generals got nothing on some of the E-4’s I’ve seen these days…

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4. Anyone know if the vehicles in the motorpool are still fine? No one’s been around to kick their tires in ages!

5. All else fails, pocket sand…

6. One makes things go boom. The other prevents things from going boom. See the problem?

7. Largest amphibious landing in military history and it wasn’t conducted by the branch of the military specifically designed for such a task…

(Yeah, I know. They were in the Pacific and Marine generals assisted in the planning. I thought Marines were at least supposed to understand jokes.)

8. “Ah, I see you’re a man of culture as well.”

9. For the Space Force? In a heartbeat. Then again, I’ve been out for a few years, put on a few pounds, have literally no applicable skills needed in space… But I’d do it.

10. Well. Now I’m going to rewatch Band of Brothers this quarantine… for the 101st time…

11. As long as you don’t have flat feet. (Is flat feet still a thing?)

12. f it looks right, it is right.

13. If you didn’t jump up out of your bunk, but forgot that you’re on the lower one, so you smack your head so damn hard it echoes through the bay, did you even go to basic/boot camp?

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9 inauguration memes you need in your life

Last week the United States swore its 46th president into office. Even during a pandemic, a big deal was made by event planners, celebrating a new accomplishment by our latest Commander in Chief. No matter how you feel about current events, there’s no denying that some pretty awesome memes came into existence from the inauguration itself. Yes, highlighting this time-honored tradition came with the introduction of new memes. Because, well, because it’s 2021 and the internet exists, and how else do we celebrate any next big thing? 

Take a look at our favorite memes from this momentous day and the best jokes that were brought into existence. 

Bernie stole the inauguration show

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There’s no denying that this is probably everyone’s new favorite meme. And that it’s already been made into countless memes. Keep ‘em coming! 

Bernie explaining himself, while also not caring that he’s an infamous inauguration meme now

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Dude was just trying to stay warm! 

When the pose fits, wear it. 

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#gangnumstyle 

They just kept on coming

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And we were HERE for it. 

Lady Gaga’s outfit, which was fire but also quite Hunger Games-y

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We like your inspo though.

We also like these inauguration outfit recreations.

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Even if the meme made us LOL.

Kanye already interrupted one big show. Why not an inauguration?

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Classic Kanye.

That time Leslie Knope predicted Joe’s future inauguration

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Homegirl met Joe Biden back in the day. 

This TikTok star who documented his journey, avec cranberry jug chugging

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Newly famed Nathan Apodaca skateboarded his way to the inauguration, drinking cranberry juice. As one does.  

This random, yet hilarious shot 

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If you know, you know. 

The laughs just kept coming from this year’s inauguration event. Especially the never-ending line up of Bernie and his mittens. (BTW mitten sales have apparently skyrocketed in days since. If you’re in the mitten business, you can thank the man himself!) 

What were your favorite memes from the inauguration?

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The 13 funniest military memes for the week of May 24th

It’s that time of year again: Memorial Day weekend. A solemn moment for the troops to reflect on those we’ve lost along the way and for our civilian friends and family to join us in honoring our fallen.

Now, I don’t fault the civilians who just take the weekend to relax and barbecue as the summer officially starts. You’d be hard-pressed to find a single fallen troop who’d wish to take away someone’s enjoyment. Sparking up the grill and enjoying friends and family is a big part of the American way of life that we fought for — and some paid the ultimate price for.

My gripe is with the complete oxymoron that is the phrase, “have a happy Memorial Day.” It’s just extremely awkward in context. Like, even if someone was a open-bar-at-my-wake kinda person, ‘happy’ and ‘memorial’ just don’t really mesh.

So, I leave you with this… Have a good Memorial Day weekend, however you choose to spend it. Place flags at your local veterans’ cemetery. Crack open an extra cold one for a fallen comrade. Start up the barbecue and tell the kids about the good times you had with your buddy who didn’t make it back. If we’re being honest with ourselves, they all would have wanted us to have a good day in their honor.


Yeah, that wasn’t your typical opener where I practice my stand-up, but I have a feeling I’m not the only one irked by the expression.

Also, here’s a SPOILER ALERT. We joke about the final episode of Game of Thrones in the final meme.

Anywho, here’re some memes:

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(Meme via Coast Guard Memes)

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(Meme via Disgruntled Vets)

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(Meme via Untied Status Marin Crops)

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(Meme via Military Memes)

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(Meme via Army as F*ck)

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(Meme via Decelerate Your Life)

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(Meme via Air Force amn/nco/snco)

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(Meme via Air Force Nation Humor)

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(Meme via Weapons of Meme Destruction)

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The 13 funniest military memes for the week of May 31st

Former Secretary of Defense, retired general, and Patron Saint of Chaos James Mattis has announced that he will be publishing an autobiography called Call Sign Chaos: Learning to Lead. It’s said to cover him coming to terms with leadership learned throughout his military career starting from his days as a young Marine lieutenant to four-star general in charge of CENTCOM.

I don’t know about you guys, but I’m freaking pumped. Yes, I’d love to know the nitty-gritty of commanding a quarter million troops, but I want to know about his lesser-known butter bar years leading a weapons platoon. Because let’s be honest, that’s where the seeds of his leadership style really grew.

He probably made mistakes and got chewed out for it. He slipped up and got mocked by the lower enlisted. He would have had to ask for advice and eventually grow into one of the smartest minds Uncle Sam has seen in a long time. Even the Warrior Monk himself may have been that nosy LT who needed to be whipped into shape by the platoon sergeant, and that’s kind of motivating in its own way. Yeah, you may f*ck up once in a while, but not even Chaos Actual was a born leader. He had to learn it.

Just think. There’s an old salty devil dog out there somewhere who’s responsible for knife-handing the boot-tenant out of Mattis. And he’s the real hero of this story.


While we wait for the one book that will actually get Jarheads to read for fun on June 16th, here’s some memes.

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(Meme via Disgruntled Decks)

Fun fact: The Department of Energy renamed natural gas “freedom gas” in a memo. You know what that means, boys… 

And no. That’s an actual thing and not from The Onion.

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(Meme via Decelerate Your Life)

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The 13 funniest military memes for the week of March 1st

With the first of the month comes a whole new promotions list across the board. To each and every one of you who made it, bravo zulu. You’re going to take the next step in your career. May your slight increase in pay help soothe over the mountain of sh*t that comes with the added responsibility.

And let’s be honest. When you’re the lowest guy on the totem pole, it seems like it sucks, but there’s nothing really demanded of you — outside of performing your assigned duties, cleaning the company area, and keeping out of trouble that is. No one is calling you into the MP station at 0300 on a Sunday night because someone you assumed was an adult did something you never thought to add to a safety brief. No one bothers seriously chewing your ass out for something someone else did.


So if you didn’t get promoted today, don’t sweat it. It could be worse. Regardless, one thing’s for sure: the memes have arrived.

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(Meme via Broken and Unreadable)

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The 13 funniest military memes for the week of February 1st

All across the nation everyone is dealing with the Polar Vortex. It’s colder than balls outside for everyone in the military. That is unless you’re one of the lucky bastards stationed in Hawaii.

No. I get it. “The grass is always greener” or whatever nonsense the retention NCO tried to peddle off to you before they sent you to Fort Bumpf*cknowhere. I don’t care if the cost of living is slightly higher in Hawaii.

At least the troops there aren’t dealing with hearing their salty platoon sergeant try to “well back in my day” every complaint about it being below negative twenty degrees. I’ll pay that extra dollar for a Big Mac if it gets me out of that.

Anyways, stay warm out there guys. Thankfully the Coast Guard has money to pay their heating bills.


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