Join the Navy and see the lake!

September 20, 2009

Blog Guy, you’re known for your great career advice. I think I’d like something in the military – my girlfriend says I look GREAT in uniform!

Well, there’s plenty of military available these days.

Here’s the catch. I don’t fwant to be in any danger. Can you tell me the very, very, very safest military branch to join? It doesn’t have to be in the U.S.

Sure, that would be the Bolivian Navy.

Interesting. And why is that so safe?

Bolivia is a land-locked country. It does share Lake Titicaca with Peru, but when is the last time you read a reference to the bloody “Battle of Titicaca?”

Heh-heh-heh… Titicaca is a funny word….

Uh, yeah. Here’s a photo of Bolivian sailors. I’m sending you an enlistment form.

Hey, that’s real nice lighting on that photo!

Thanks, I’ll pass that along!

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Sailors from the Bolivian navy wait in a biometric registry center of the Bolivian electoral court, as part of the process to register themselves as voters, in Bolivia, September 18, 2009. REUTERS/ David Mercado

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Why do I get the distinct impression these guys are actually in some sort of cell?

Posted by K | Report as abusive

Any boat can be a dangerous place to work…even if it’s just a rubber raft in a piranha infested lake.

Posted by Frank | Report as abusive

I like the way they are potrayed… Like some painting by one of those painters who like to depict real life? Uh.. what are they called… Anyways! Does the one in the middle look petrified to you?

Posted by Shra | Report as abusive