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Why Did The Soldier Cross The Road?

Let’s kick off the new year with a question as old as time.

36 Responses to “Why Did The Soldier Cross The Road?”

  1. FormerDirtDart says:

    Because there was a new strip club on the other side

  2. AbnMedOps says:

    Is that Chicken Road..?

  3. iggy says:

    good question. why is anybody crossing the road when the LSW isnt laying down cover…?

    • C. Myngs says:

      Not every crossing of a danger area requires suppressive fire. I would recommend reviewing FM 7-8 / 3-21. Chapter 2 supplies guidance for crossing danger areas.

  4. Eric says:

    To conduct actions on the train objective.

  5. SPEC9 says:

    Because they’re misoriented and attacking the wrong objective.

  6. What happened to scrolls to the road?! No security on the near or far side. That is a major minus!

    • C. Myngs says:

      There are quite a few acceptable techniques for crossing a danger area in addition to scrolling the road. Just because you can’t see the security in this photograph doesn’t mean the soldiers forgot to deploy them. Try reviewing FM 7-8 / 3-21. Chapter Two has guidance on crossing danger areas.

  7. Wookie says:

    Because his TL said so. Move out; draw fire.

  8. Ricepuddin says:

    To finance a Dodge Charger at 20%k interest

  9. Dellis says:

    Why did the soldier cross the road? Cause the chicken double dared him!

  10. dingus says:

    Sure smells like a lot of pogues in here.

  11. Nick M says:

    To cross the LDA

  12. Adam says:

    Doesn’t matter, Marines already secured the ao.

  13. Kevin says:

    To get from his left to his Right
    Stepped out of rank got hit by a tank…..
    Wait that was Strips, never mind.

  14. Chris says:

    …because Top asked for volunteers….

    …to avoid the Sgt. Maj’s grass…….

    …because someone from the Navy was approaching and none of us can decipher their rank insignia so better safe that sorry, missing a salute and all…

    …because the retention NCO said re-ups stay here, ETS’s over there….

  15. GoBliNuke says:

    because he was taught not to do this.

  16. A says:

    To secure the far side of the liner ambush

  17. EODMadBomb says:

    Steak night at the DFAC…or AF females.

  18. the hun says:

    Because there was no tunnel…
    and a bridge too far ;-)…

  19. Charge5 says:

    Because that last damn Land Nav point is right f**king there, I can see it! But the cadre at this school said we can’t cross the road… You are a No-Go at this station

  20. SGT Rock says:

    To crush his enemies, see them driven before him, and to hear the lamentations of their women!

  21. the hun says:

    They want to ambush the enemy, coming with Uber!

  22. greyghost says:

    Ranger, your road kill.

    Roads equal death, learned that in benning.

  23. Stefan S. says:

    Because the woman’s husband drove into the driveway.

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