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Your Family Might Be a Little Too Oorah if...

Discussion in 'The Powder Keg' started by Doglips, Jun 4, 2002.

  1. Doglips

    Doglips G&G Newbie

    Your Family Might Be a Little Too Oorah if...
    Your wife's two favorite shades of lipstick are light green and loam.
    You go to a barbecue and insist that your family feed tactically.
    Your children are required to clear housing before going "TAD-Excess" to college.
    You require your mechanic to replace the sandbags in your car's floorboard as a part of a tune-up.
    Your minivan is equipped with blackout lights.
    Your kids call their mother "Household 6."
    Your kids use the "F" word at least five times in every sentence.
    Your kids volunteer to pull Monitor Duty on the school bus.
    Your doorbell sounds off with the current challenge and password.
    Your house has firing sector and distance sketches posted by every window.
    You give the command "Fix Bayonets" at Thanksgiving Dinner.
    Your kids show meal cards at the kitchen door, except the oldest, who is on separate rats.
    You make your daughter sign out on a liberty pass on Prom Night.
    Your kindergartner calls recess "smoke break."
    Your wife "takes a knee" in the checkout line at the Food Lion.
    You do your "back to school" shopping at the U.S. Cavalry store.
    Your son fails the third grade but tells everyone he was a "Third phase drop."
    Your kids salute their grandparents.
    Your wife's "high-n-tight" is more squared away than your Commander's.
    Your kids get a monthly LES for their allowance.
    Your grandmother won "Squad leader of the year."
    All your kids have names that start with 3/3,1/4, 2/6, MACS-5, etc.
    Your pickup has your name stenciled on the windshield.
    Your have ECR cards from each of your kids for their toys and other T/E equipment.
    Your older kids call the youngest one "Cherry."
    Your kids recite their ABCs phonetically.
    Your wife keeps B-Rat service utensils in the China cabinet.
    Your wife left you and you held a "Change of Command" ceremony.
    You call your in-laws "those Regimental Staff pogues."
    You and your kids sing PT cadence songs when traveling, just to pass the time....
    Your dog's name is "Recon."
    You bum "dips" from your four-year-old daughter.
    All your possessions are military issue.
    Your kids call their sandbox "The Stumps."
    You have pull-up bars outside your front door.
    Your daughter's first haircut was a flattop.
    Your kids pull firewatch.
    Your newborn's first words were "Good to go Sir."
    You removed the lower branches from the trees in your yard to clear your fields of fire.
    You have an Ops calendar and a POD posted on the kitchen (CP) wall.
    The standard command when you get in the family vehicle is "Count, off!"
    You hold regular "Health and comfort" inspections of your kids' rooms.
    You refer to your property line as the Line of Departure.
     
  2. Eric

    Eric G&G Newbie

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    Excellent! But I really thought all of that was just SOP for every American squad-size family.