It’s not the Air force.
The brown T-shirts.
Having to carry a card around with the “7 Army Values” on it. Apparently, when faced with a tough situation, we’re supposed to take out our 7 Army Values card and be reminded of how we’re supposed to act.
"He whose name shall not be mentioned on my website".
Having to take crap from idiots and a**holes because they outrank you, not because they’re smarter, more mature, or more responsible than you.
Working late (or weekends) for absolutely no reason.
Having to wear a “7 Army Values” tag on your dog tags. For those times when you accidentally forget to carry your 7 Army Values card.
Lack of intellect/common sense.
Too many hypocrites in leadership positions. They slam you for stuff that you see them do all the time.
Having someone else in control of your personal life. For instance, can you believe that you actually have to get your chain of command’s permission to get married?! I was 31 years old, and I actually had to ask permission to marry my wife. I’m not kidding.
Lack of culture.
Arrogant officers that think having a higher position and making more money than you, automatically makes them a better person than you.
Similar to #14 – officers/NCOs that think that a higher rank automatically makes them right all the time.
Full battle rattle
Grafenwoer Training Area
“Work harder, not smarter”
Hey You details
Condescension from those that outrank you
The class A cap
POV inspections. You get your vehicle inspected yearly like normal people, but then you also must have your supervisor do an additional inspection every time there is a long weekend or holiday coming up.
Too many rules protecting us from ourselves
Multi-tasking. This is the newer, kinder way of saying “additional duties”, which means that they’ll pile so much crap on you that you never get a chance to do the things you’re supposed to do, and even better,...