Shameless Name Dropping!

All the excitement in our area of operations recently has made FAST Company very popular among a number of important people (as well as keeping me from posting). Recently the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Admiral Mike Mullen, visited NSA Bahrain and took a little time to hang out with some of the World’s Finest. I thought it was pretty cool of him.

The Admiral greets my Duty NCO and A/Duty after they blew his eyebrows off reporting their post. 
America’s 1stSgt greets the Chairman assuring him no more Marines will yell at him. In return I receive a coin as heavy as a man hole cover. 
Of course we didn’t let the Chairman go empty handed. He now has a favorite t-shirt.
After visiting the company office Admiral Mullen hung out with the Marines for lunch. We had the whole room to ourselves. The Admiral spent about an hour and a half talking with the Marines winding it all up personally handing each of them a coin.

Just another ho-hum day of VIP juggling and mean mugging the forces of evil where ever they show their heathen faces. 

Semper Fidelis!
America’s 1stSgt

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9 comments

  1. “…assuring him no more Marines will yell at him”

    Snorfles… (wipes coke from monitor)
    Well I’m glad he got to see you all Au-Naturale-Marine 😀

    Pax

  2. A Good officer will always be willing to talk to those who serve…
    A Great officer makes sure that the “Dogs of War” are always well fed before he opens his mouth. ;~}

    A “COIN as heavy as a manhole cover” … Cool … We all know that you’ve “got the muscles” to lift it too.

    Miss Em

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