Category Archives: Armed Forces

Pointed Replies When You Could Have Heard A Pin Drop

Field Marshal Sam Bahadur Maneckshaw once started addressing a public meeting in English at Ahmedabad. The crowd started chanting, “Speak in Gujarati. We will hear you only if you speak in Gujarati.” Field Marshal Sam Bahadur Maneckshaw stopped. Swept the … Continue reading

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Four well-mannered, handsome, unmarried officers

A US Navy frigate was anchored off Mississippi for a week’s shore leave. The first evening, the ship’s captain received the following note from the wife of a wealthy and influential plantation owner: “Dear Captain, Thursday will be my daughter … Continue reading

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Brigadier was appropriately dressed

Brigadier Preston-Jago of the Royal Army Maintenance Corps was undergoing a court-martial for an incident where he was found to be chasing a young lady through the hallways of the Grafton Hotel, Catterick, Yorkshire, England, in which they were both residing. Neither of … Continue reading

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Gonorrhea Only Affects the Privates, not the Sergeants

Two old boys from the Mountains, Leroy and Jasper, have been promoted from privates to sergeants. Not long afterward, they’re out for a walk and Leroy says, “Hey, Jasper, there’s the NCO Club; let’s you and me step in.” “But … Continue reading

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No Sex Since 1955

A crusty old Army Colonel found himself at a gala event hosted by a local liberal arts college. There was no shortage of extremely young idealistic ladies in attendance, one of whom approached the Colonel for conversation. ‘Excuse me, Colonel, … Continue reading

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Americans Entering France

Robert Whiting, an elderly USgentleman of 83, arrived in Paris by plane. At French Customs, he took a few minutes to locate his passport in his carry on. “You have been to France before, Monsieur?” the Customs officer asked sarcastically. Mr. Whiting admitted … Continue reading

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Charles DeGaule Made to Look Like an Asshole by Dean Rusk

JFK’S Secretary of State, Dean Rusk, was in France in the early 60’s when Charles DeGaule, the French President, decided to pull out of NATO. DeGaule said he wanted all US military out of France as soon as possible. Rusk responded “does that … Continue reading

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