Hurry Up and Wait

I spent 18 ½ years of my life in the United States Military and one of the most fucking ridiculous things that I ever experienced while there was this phenomenon called Hurry Up and Wait.  Fortunately for me, my father was a United States Marine so even as a young child, I was completely familiar with the experience and had no problems adapting to my environment. However, for those who had never experienced this phenomenon before, training was provided and indoctrination was immediate. Continue reading