Author Archives: Captain Chris

Whats It’s Like… Vol XI The Shmafrican adventure! or I HATE baboons!

So here I am, continuing the great Shmafrican adventure. Like the great Private Joker before me, I have come to far away lands to meet new and interesting people… and kill them. Just kidding. I’m not doing much of that … Continue reading

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What It’s Like… Vol X… Shmafrica

Sooooooooo I’m in Africa. And before you ask, no I don’t have the AIDs or Ebola yet. I haven’t had enough time to lick enough sweaty natives yet…… Yet. It is, of course, pretty hot and humid here but not … Continue reading

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What It’s Like… DEPLOYING!

Dear sweet readers who might be reading this (all both of you), I’m going to make this extremely short because I leave for yet another deployment overseas tomorrow. Don’t worry, I don’t have to go to Afghani-Land! where the rides … Continue reading

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What It’s Like… Vol. 7 The Anti-fun Factor

As Paul mentioned in the last episode, he did indeed watch me fling myself out of a perfectly good airplane like a schmuck. This is a pretty fun thing to do for me. I tend to enjoy the more extreme … Continue reading

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What It’s Like… Vol 6. An Officer and A Gentleman

I’m sorry I haven’t written lately. It’s for several reasons. Number one, I am a terrible friend and a lazy writer. Two, I’ve been enjoying my pre-deployment leave and getting super drunk every day and surfing and jumping out of … Continue reading

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What It’s Like… Vol 5. The Gym Experience

So I’m going to make this short. I am currently nursing a pretty epic hangover thanks to some shenanigans last night. We decided to celebrate having gotten off of a Navy ship for the first time in weeks. We were … Continue reading

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What It’s Like… Vol 4. The Monkey and the Fire Hose

In my time in the military, I have dealt with a lot of frustrations with rules. You may ask yourself, “Well then why the hell did you join the Marines if you have a problem with rules?” to which I … Continue reading

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