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Posted byu/[deleted]7 months ago
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Look after your butterbars.

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level 1

2nd Lt. The rich man’s private... or even middle-class.

level 2

The officer corps is a middle class welfare program

level 3
United States Army
20 points · 7 months ago

I tell people I wanted active duty for the lifestyle, camraderie, unique experiences, etc. In reality I chose active instead of the guard so I didn't have to look for a civilian job.

level 2

Difference between a 2nd Lt. and a PFC?

Pfc has at least 2 years of experience.

level 3

If you've been a PFC for two years, then, nope, not a good thing. Besides, you are assuming that all LT are non-prior service.

level 3
United States Army
4 points · 7 months ago

Eh... I've seen PFCs and SPC who've only seen basic and AIT

level 1
Royal Canadian Air Force
262 points · 7 months ago

Not all who wander are lost...

level 2

One of my favorite short comics of all time.

level 3
dirty civilian
27 points · 7 months ago

Check out Perry bible comics for some great comics.

Too many faves there and good time killer.

level 4
United States Coast Guard
5 points · 7 months ago
level 1

Also applies to Boot Ensigns.

level 2
Marine Veteran
58 points · 7 months ago

I love Seabee's you guys are amazing and fucked in the head in a good way. I would love to see all the fucked up things you guys can pull of on boot officers and dickheads.

level 3
43 points · 7 months ago · edited 7 months ago

Our affections for Marines makes it mutual.

Edit: Clarity.

level 4
Marine Veteran
19 points · 7 months ago · edited 7 months ago

Awwww, somebody loves us, sometimes it felt like our own COC sure didn't love us. In fact there were times it seemed like they hated us.

level 5
10 points · 7 months ago

Not a SEABEE or Marine, Nuke here. I have no doubt the CO, and OOB HATED everyone in their command

level 6
Marine Veteran
9 points · 7 months ago

Reactor officers seem to hate life period.

level 7
Navy Veteran
7 points · 7 months ago

Everyone in reactor hated life, from what I saw. Super glad I didn't enlist nuke, lol.

level 8
Marine Veteran
3 points · 7 months ago

Whitest teeth in the Navy

level 7

Well not all of it, just the parts that involve the reactor :)

level 2
United States Navy
51 points · 7 months ago

There are two types of ensigns. The one who shows up thinking he’s the shit (often from the academy) and those who show up and quietly exist for a few months till they are qualified and know what they’re doing.

level 3
Marine Veteran
32 points · 7 months ago · edited 7 months ago

Not all academy grads are bad, the ones that are bad though seem to be really bad.

level 1
[deleted]
292 points · 7 months ago

The best part about being staff corps. It’s not freezing behind a desk.

level 2
Army Veteran
150 points · 7 months ago

The best part of being motor pool is impounding the LT's vehicle so he had to walk everywhere or hitch a ride.

Just following the WO3's orders. "His speedo cable is broken, you all understand that hooah?"

level 3
137 points · 7 months ago

The fuck LT do to you guys?

level 4
civilian
55 points · 7 months ago

He wandered.

level 4
Marine Veteran
47 points · 7 months ago

Listen to the good idea fairy sitting on his shoulder.

level 4

Believed the things online training told him.

level 4

I'm not sure but I heard of a LT in the grunt battalion that I RIPed with overseas who made stupid tactical decisions that kept getting his guys fucked up. So they got tired of it and he wound up "misplacing" his M9. He lost his command of his platoon after having to report losing his weapon. I heard rumors that his misplaced pistol wound up underneath a FOB generator.

level 4

Exist

level 3
Army Veteran
23 points · 7 months ago

Damn...

level 3
Marine Veteran
14 points · 7 months ago

Rah

level 3
[deleted]
11 points · 7 months ago

:(

level 2
United States Army
17 points · 7 months ago · edited 7 months ago

Not in my last office. The average temperature in my office was about 60F, had to get a space heater. But downstairs it was averaging about 78F.

level 3
Military Brat
10 points · 7 months ago

Sounds like hell

level 2
Marine Veteran
15 points · 7 months ago

Nobody likes a braggart

level 3
[deleted]
28 points · 7 months ago

But I’m a WARM braggart.

level 4
Marine Veteran
10 points · 7 months ago

This is true

level 1

I've always had a more liberal clothing policy: Wear whatever the fuck you like, as long as it's proper camo and no man/woman parts are hanging out of it. If you break it and it's not issue, don't even think about getting it replaced on our dime.

level 2
SECRET//NOPORN
18 points · 7 months ago

Are you replying in the wrong thread?

level 3
Ex-Military
31 points · 7 months ago

I've always had a more liberal LT policy: Dress your LTs in whatever the fuck you like, as long as it's proper camo and no man/woman/LT parts are hanging out of it. If you break him and he's not issue, don't even think about getting him replaced on our dime.

level 1

I never saw my Lt when it was cold out

level 2

cold

I'm a LT. What is "cold"?

level 3

Outdoors.

level 3
12 points · 7 months ago

Now LT, you've stumbled on a weird part of the English language. It's actually 'an LT'!

level 1
CSS Linguist
32 points · 7 months ago

A repost I don't ever get tired of seeing.

level 2
Army Veteran
9 points · 7 months ago

Motherfucker I at least put it in when it became seasonal as opposed to just waiting. This is Kinny karma whoring on an alt!

level 1
Marine Veteran
19 points · 7 months ago

Damn it sir, it's obvious you didn't pay attention during land nav at OCS.

level 1

I'm tired and read "buttbarber" and was honestly confused.

level 1

Those lenses are tragic. Women love tragedy. Watch out ladies!

level 2

*bitches love tragedy

FTFY

level 1
12 points · 7 months ago

The inserts really sell the “butter bar” aspect of this photo

If only he was also wearing DAPS

level 1

ANOTHER BUTTERBAR PLEASE.

...

...

...

MY CHEST HURTS.

level 1
5 points · 7 months ago

Last time I checked, it's summer in Aussieville.

level 2
Australian Army
5 points · 7 months ago

Why are you trying to fob your LTs to Australia?

level 1
38 points · 7 months ago

Re-shitpost.

level 2
Marine Veteran
13 points · 7 months ago

But it's a good shitpost

level 3

No it's not. The LT is always inside the fucking CP sitting next to a radio and a potbelly stove. He watches the SI when the commander and 1SG are outside the tent.

level 1
Army Veteran
8 points · 7 months ago

Just point him North.

level 2
Marine Veteran
6 points · 7 months ago

He still might need a DAGR to find his way

level 1

can someone explain the lt meme. is he retarded or just unlucky?

level 2
Royal Danish Army
17 points · 7 months ago

2nd lt's fresh out of the academy tend to have.. ideas...

level 1
Army Veteran
9 points · 7 months ago

lol this is 1-501 out of alaska right? do we get a ribbon for the being turned into a meme?

level 2

You haven't heard of the great battalion riverdance of 2013 (Maybe it was 2014, I can't remember) across Malamute Drop Zone?

level 1
civilian
7 points · 7 months ago

non-military person here: Why does everyone hate CO's?

level 2

For the Army and Marine Corps, 2nd Lieutenant is the lowest officer rank, yet just because it's an officer rank, it technically outranks every enlisted person (every private, corporal and sergeant).

There are ways to join the military immediately as a lieutenant, the military academies being one of them. So typically 2nd Lieutenants will be 22 year old “kids" who are suddenly in charge of 20 or so enlisted personnel, even though 90% of those enlisted will have more years of service than the 2nd Lieutenant. But hey, the 2nd Lt has a college degree, so I guess he's in charge.

Just because the system isn't “fair" doesn't mean it fails every time. Some LT's turn out fine, and some are total morons. So it's fun to make memes out of them.

level 2
10 points · 7 months ago

An LT isn't a CO, just a lowly platoon commander. It's fun to give them shit because they have the experience of a no-hook private, but give legally binding orders and make lots of money.

level 3

Works for the AF too. Shit cracks me up.

level 1

Nope, damn Lt made that choice the damn Lt can figure it out themselves, damn butter bars!

level 1

No, it's not our fault he can't navigate himself to the door.

level 1

Difference between A1C me and 2LT? I signed a 6 year for $3k and two stripes because im apparently retarded.

level 1
[deleted]
-39 points · 7 months ago(31 children)
level 2
Army National Guard
56 points · 7 months ago

Can’t tell if you actually want an explanation but it’s a play on like ASPCA PSA’s wherein they say “if you’re cold, they’re cold” about dogs that get left outside all winter.

level 3
[deleted]
-54 points · 7 months ago(0 children)
level 4
Army National Guard
57 points · 7 months ago

Have you never been around a Lieutenant? cause this type of humor is standard treatment for LTs.

Source: Am LT. Thoroughly enjoy the ribbing.

level 5

And who makes fun of them? The captain or the guys he’s leading? Does it only apply to LTs and no other officer?

Im confused

level 6
Army National Guard
13 points · 7 months ago

Fresh LTs usually don’t have soldiering experience beyond all the Officer schools (some exceptions,) so NCOs will give them a hard time and usually it’s a way to test them and see if they’re a giant douche canoe that’ll power trip their way through their PL time. It’s best to just go with it because it’s not really meant as a way to say “fuck lieutenants” and more a way to feel out an LT’s personality.

level 7

I see! Thank you very much

level 5
[deleted]
-121 points · 7 months ago(0 children)
level 6
United States Marine Corps
54 points · 7 months ago

lol k

level 6

Did you eat literally all the paint chips in your house growing up?

level 7
[deleted]
-46 points · 7 months ago(0 children)
level 8
58 points · 7 months ago

He asked if you're retarded. Not where you grew up.

level 9
United States Navy
49 points · 7 months ago

I think he's given us the answer to that question too

level 9
[deleted]
-15 points · 7 months ago(0 children)
level 10
Army Veteran
26 points · 7 months ago
level 8

Did someone in that hood steal all of your books?

level 6

I got to week 3 of boot camp before I realised how hard it was and so I decided it was racist

level 6
Marine Veteran
4 points · 7 months ago · edited 7 months ago

We're you beat with machine guns too

level 6

Is there any merit behind that comment? not from the us so idk, I'm guessing he found it too hard and thats his excuse now?

level 7
-11 points · 7 months ago(0 children)
level 8
[deleted]
-4 points · 7 months ago

Thanks for the support but it’s been that way bruh

level 9

Yeah I dont think he's supporting you

level 2
38 points · 7 months ago

Found the LT.

level 3
Retired US Army
31 points · 7 months ago

Nope, this guy couldn't make it through his basic training before he was a nogo.

level 4
Marine Veteran
10 points · 7 months ago · edited 7 months ago

Yup, he was a failure to adapt

level 5
Veteran
6 points · 7 months ago

Yup, he was a failure to adept

failure to adept

adept

Looks at flair

God damn it

level 3

Bingo

level 2
CSS Linguist
5 points · 7 months ago

You must be new here.

level 2
Marine Veteran
5 points · 7 months ago

No offense but you are a can't hack it, the Military isn't for everyone.

level 3
Veteran
3 points · 7 months ago

No offense but you are a can't hack it, the Military isn't for everyone.

No offense but you are a can't hack it

you are a can't hack it

Devil, you are killing me

level 4
Marine Veteran
4 points · 7 months ago

Fucking autocorrect

level 2

Okay, you posted this on r/army asking for an explanation of the meme. It’s fairly self explanatory.

level 1
Comment deleted7 months ago(0 children)
level 2
Navy Veteran
3 points · 7 months ago

Yall are mad as hell.

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