“Give ‘er another thump, Earl!”
Blog Guy, I need advice. I’m enlisting in the army, but I’m not sure what my specialty should be. I know there are some bad jobs that folks should avoid. Help!
You’ve got that right! The job in his photo is called “The dude who looks down rifle barrels to see if anything seems wrong.” The trainees take classes like:
- “Holding a gun over the campfire for a better look”
- “Kicking that metal gizmo to loosen it up”
- “Seeing how many bullets you’ve got left”
A serviceman of the Interior Ministry’s special unit looks down the barrel of his rifle during a competition near the village of Volovshchina, west of Minsk, November 14, 2007. REUTERS/ Vasily Fedosenko