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SPC Slick and You
A long time ago in a war that actually had an end, I was a young lieutenant that had just recently graduated Officer Basic Course (OBC). My unit was a reserve unit that had been put on active duty for the war. But this story isn’t about me. It’s about one of the young soldiers in my unit, one SPC Slick, and you, gentle reader.
Slick was a good guy, more than a bit lazy but very likable with a great sense of humor. Of course, Slick wasn’t what one would call a model soldier. Getting him to pay attention in training was difficult, to say the least. Getting him to work at his MOS (Light Wheeled Vehicle Mechanic) wasn’t an easy task either, but when you go to war, you go with what and who you have. As good fortune would have…
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