You’re giving me orders? I had all I could handle of this in the Army. “O’Brian K.P.. O’Brian how come your shoes ain’t shined?” They make you feel guilty for being alive. They really do. Some of the guys may have fell for it. But not me. Not Kevin O’Brian. I wasn’t going to stand there and let myself be humiliated. After arriving at Fort Dix we had an inspection of the barracks. D.I. comes up to me. For no reason throws my mattress on the floor. Picks up my footlocker. And hurls the thing out the window. For absolutely no reason whatsoever. I should have picked him up and thrown him out the window. But I didn’t. And there we were. Him practically standing in my face. Eyeball to eyeball…..
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- Written by: Mark Levine