30 of the Funniest Things Recruits Said to Drill Sergeants
Whether we’re going Full Metal Jacket or headed up to space with Starship Troopers, we’ve seen all types of basic training and one thing is consistent throughout — drill sergeants are scary as hell. But no matter how tough they want to appear, they will crumble into laughter when a recruit has to go to the bathroom so bad he starts making siren noises. To that end, a few more of our nation’s finest drill sergeants took a break from boot camp and marched on over to Reddit to share some of the funniest things recruits have said to them. And while we don’t know how these recruits fared after basic training, we know that they’re capable of looking a threat straight in the eyes and making a joke, which is the most important survival instinct of all.