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Actually, some of these probably belong to Taurus.

Airman in trouble


A US Air Force C-130 was scheduled to leave Thule Air Base, Greenland at midnight.

During the pilot's preflight check, he discovers the latrine holding tank is still full from the last flight. So a message is sent to the base ops and an airman who was off duty but on stand-by is called out to take care of it.

The young man finally gets to the flight line and makes his way to the aircraft only to find that the pump truck has been left outdoors and is frozen solid, so he must find another one in the hangar, which takes even more time. He returns to the aircraft and is less than enthusiastic about what he has to do. Nevertheless, he carefully goes about the pumping job.

As he's leaving the plane, the pilot stops him and says, 'Son, your attitude and performance has caused this flight to be late and I'm going to personally see to it that you are not just reprimanded but punished.

Shivering in the cold, with the airman's task finished, he takes a deep breath, stands up tall and says, 'Sir, with all due respect, I'm not your son; I'm an Airman in the United States Air Force. I've been in Thule, Greenland for 11 months without any leave, and reindeer's are beginning to look pretty good to me. I have one stripe; it's two-thirty in the
morning, the temperature is 40 degrees below zero, and my job here is to pump poop out of an aircraft. Now, just exactly what form of punishment did you have in mind?"
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