Too many Skis
Most of us get a platoon of thirty or so men with names that respresent an
assortment of ethnic and national back grounds. Once in awhile you get two
Jones or some such, but Bravo Deuce of First Recon battalion was cursed
an abundance of SKI-s.
We had Cpl Majekwksi, a rifleman, HM2 Mockreski (sp?), a Navy Hospital Corpsman,
Cpl, Rozvodowski, a scout dog handler, and Cpl. Granduski, a radioman.
There were few other SKIs but they passed through Bravo Deuce quickly.
Now in garrison it was not a problem, but on patrol or up on the OP at
Hill 200 yelling "Hey Ski!" and having four to six heads pop up at once
offers Charlie too much opportunity ... so in true Marine Corps fashion
we improvised. One of the men said it really was quite simple. So we then
SKI - DOC SKI - DOG SKI - TALK SKI
written by Brian B.
Riley, Lt USMC(ret), Bravo Deuce, 1st Recon Bn.