Magazine article VFW Magazine

Jest a Minute

Magazine article VFW Magazine

Jest a Minute

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* A C- 141 was preparing for departure from the U.S. Air Force base in Thule, Greenland, and the crew was waiting for the truck to arrive to pump out the aircraft's sewage holding tank.

The aircraft commander was in a hurry, but the truck was late in arriving and the airman performing the job was extremely slow in getting the tank pumped out.

When the commander berated the lowly airman for his lack of speed and promised to pursue punitive action, the airman responded, "Sir, I have no stripes, it's 40 degrees below zero, I am stationed in Thule, and I am pumping defecation out of airplanes. Just what are you planning to do to punish me?"


* Wife: "Honey, I am to be in the amateur theater production. What would people say if I were to wear tights?"

Husband: "They would probably say I married you for your money." James A. …

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