Like all stories, this is pretty much how it happened. The popular triangle method of folding was not very well known here and normally it’s folded in such a way that you only have to attach it and raise it and it’ll unfold.
Sgt Major Sandee
My father was a career soldier. For most of the time I knew him, he was a Sergeant Major. These are the stories he told us about his life in the military.
After having modified the truck my dad was responsible for by gathering items around the base, it wasn’t until the actual mission that his C.O. came to check on it. It may seem my dad would get into trouble for all these things, but surprisingly the army is populated by people. But more importantly my… Read more »
My dad was great at getting his hands on things and re-purposing them. As such he once turned an army truck into an almost luxury vehicle with insulation, a heater, a coffeemachine and bunk-beds. This wasn’t allowed of course so I’ll have to tell you what happened next some other time. According to my dad… Read more »
If my dad is to be believed, in ye olden days winters involved actual large amounts of snow. It was also true that his C.O. knew exactly who was responsible for the sudden increase in snowfall.
Growing up with a military dad isn’t always what one would expect. Where most popular media like to display military father’s as drill sergeants, my dad kept a strict separation between work and private life. That however did not mean he didn’t have interesting stories to tell about his time as a career soldier. He… Read more »