That's Quick Thinking!

October 10th, 2006  

Topic: That's Quick Thinking!

MY HUSBAND, stationed at Fort Riley, Kan., was on the rifle range firing at targets as they came into view. Suddenly his rifle jammed, and as he was frantically trying to free the cartridge, a target popped up. My husband knew he was not going to be able to free his weapon before the timed target disappeared. With a quick move, he snatched up a clod of dirt and hurled it at the offending image. The clod struck the target, sending it down in a shower of dirt.

Later, the captain who was marking my husband's score sheet hesitated over a note concerning the target. "It seems you had a little trouble," he commented.

"An enemy soldier appeared at close range and my rifle jammed, sir," my husband explained. "I threw a hand grenade and eliminated him."

The captain thought over that reasoning. "Very good," he said briskly, scoring the target as a hit.

--Contributed to "Humor In Uniform" by Nyra Venable

Provided Courtesy of Reader's Digest.
October 10th, 2006  
LOL Awesome!!
October 10th, 2006  
Team Infidel
hehe.. that's good
October 10th, 2006  
Good thinking.
October 10th, 2006  
Good quick thinking!
October 12th, 2006  
Rob Henderson
Id like to see that pulled twice in the same unit...Hahaha...Smart, nonetheless.

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