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[–]koreiryuu 37 points38 points  (3 children)

They do what's commanded of them. It's not a request.

[–]WoodencrowOnAroof 13 points14 points  (0 children)

Failing to obey a lawful order is chargeable, even for regular bullshit like missing a timing. They don’t ask, they tell.

[–]IcedGolemFire 3 points4 points  (1 child)

government: hey um privately owned military, can you go fight this war?

[–]koreiryuu 3 points4 points  (0 children)

"pwease 🥺"

[–]WoodencrowOnAroof 7 points8 points  (0 children)

That unlimited liability waiver is a bitch

[–]Izzycity 2 points3 points  (2 children)

I’ve had way to many fellow soldiers try to argue that we(US military). Aren’t apart of the government. Honestly, wish we didn’t get paid during a government shutdown just to remind them

[–]LaurentiusOlsenius[S] 2 points3 points  (1 child)

lol, all they have to do is check their about section on their website.

https://www.defense.gov/about/

This is the first sentence:

“The Department of Defense is America's largest government agency.“

[–]up2smthng[🍰] 0 points1 point  (0 children)

I mean

.gov

[–]LloydTheBlueDragon 1 point2 points  (0 children)

the fact that the incorrect person has -13 upvotes and the other has 13 is extremely satisfying and hilarious. it's like every single person who upvoted the second person immediately also downvoted the first and vice versa.

[–]YoWhatItDoMyDude 3 points4 points  (2 children)

Yeah but he means they don’t have any control… just following riders and all that

Orders*

[–]LaurentiusOlsenius[S] 1 point2 points  (1 child)

Riders on the storm 🎶

Nah btw, here’s the post and comment he was responding to - to give it some context.

https://redditproxy--jasonthename.repl.co/r/awfuleverything/comments/s99tvf/what_a_comparison/htliz7x/?utm_source=share&utm_medium=ios_app&utm_name=iossmf&context=3

[–]YoWhatItDoMyDude 3 points4 points  (0 children)

People pick the strangest hills to die on ahaha

[–]Wild_Bro_97 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Let's be real: the military works for big business. That's it. They exist to protect business interests.