CAMP LEJEUNE — With an important Class four hurricane charging in the direction of the japanese seaboard, Marine leaders are instructing barracks residents to current a sterling picture, which features a whole clean-up of the within of their rooms and mopping of the parking tons, sources confirmed at the moment.
“This very spectacular hurricane might get numerous TV protection, and we are able to’t have the world seeing a grimy car parking zone exterior the barracks when the cameras begin rolling,” Sgt. Maj. Charles A. Metzger, the bottom sergeant main, advised reporters. “I imply, how ridiculous would that make us look?”
The listing of preparatory duties additionally consists of mowing the grime and portray gravel.
Metzger emphasised that these duties have been in the most effective pursuits of the Marines.
“Everybody is aware of Marine off responsibility will solely get into bother,” he famous whereas watching a grown man on his fingers and knees pull items of damaged glass from underneath a bush. “Though I can’t think about why Marines would ever must drink or mentally escape with a profession this good.”
At press time, Marines have been being instructed to make use of dustpans for bailing water into the barracks showers to maintain the car parking zone dry through the storm.