I call dibs on the first grenade!

March 14, 2010

CHINA-PARLIAMENT/DEFENCE

Colonel Johnson, my office, immediately! You do recall, don’t you, Johnson, that it was YOUR brilliant idea to cut most of our training budget for new recruits?

You said, and I quote from your memo, “We can just give equipment to the recruits and let them go figure out how to use it themselves.”

And you added, “If we take that $30 million out of training, we can spend it on hookers and booze.”

police belts crop 280So I want you to take a good look out the window, Johnson.

Today was “Putting on your belt” day, and our recruits managed to strap themselves together like some kind of Southern chain gang.

They had to slowly shuffle six miles back to base, and now we’re calling in a belt-smith to cut those things off.

But do you know what really bothers me, Johnson? What REALLY has me worried?

Tomorrow is fricking HAND GRENADE TRAINING!

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Paramilitary policemen play games during a break in their anti-riot training at a military base in Suining, Sichuan province, March 9, 2010. REUTERS/Stringer

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These paramilitary policemen… BG, is there some old grudge you have against these guys, or are they just crazy?

Posted by Db8r | Report as abusive

They aren’t shuffling. They’re doing the bunny hop. And they’re smoking something–look how giddy they are.

Posted by slick9 | Report as abusive

We’re all giddy, Slick…

Posted by rcbasler | Report as abusive

They do this for fun????

Posted by Shra | Report as abusive

Chinese o*gy? :D

Posted by fwd079 | Report as abusive

Game? That doesn’t look like a game. That’s like my parents telling me my ‘chores’ were ‘fun’. And look at those kids…they look so happy. I feel so sorry for them when they find out they’ve been duped.

:(

E.

Posted by egeria | Report as abusive

This is a hard training exercise…

Next they will run with bags, and then jump the rope…

Oh… How I miss kindergarten…

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Posted by SimpleGuy | Report as abusive

Those guys are WAAAY too happy.
Just what kind of riot are they training for?

Posted by Nosmo_King | Report as abusive

This is an excellent example of the “NutterButter” formation. Funny on several levels.

Posted by sarabelle | Report as abusive