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2013-06-14 11:22:30 PM
16 votes:
This. This is how every decent, self-respecting military and/or police officer and leader should be addressing any acts of wrong doing by their own. instead of stone-walling, or covering it up.
2013-06-14 11:21:49 PM
10 votes:
US Armed Forces and Joint Chief of Staff, I highly encourage you to tape this with our sitting JCS delivering the same speech. There were ones similar to it on AFN delivered by Admiral Mc Mullen when I was serving as a contractor, but the 'get out if you can't handle it' part needs to be there. Do it, now.
2013-06-14 11:43:42 PM
9 votes:

deforge: This. This is how every decent, self-respecting military and/or police officer and leader should be addressing any acts of wrong doing by their own. instead of stone-walling, or covering it up.


This is the speech I hope to hear every time wrongdoing is exposed. Especially the part about ignoring bad behaviour = condoning it.

Dear leaders: every time you stonewall or make excuses, I know that it's because you're not upset at the action, you're upset that someone got caught. Knock it off and own up to your shiat for once.
2013-06-15 01:27:21 AM
8 votes:
Wow. I'm not in the military, but I am a female in a male-dominated industry. I know for a fact that there are sexist arseholes in my place of employment who treat me like I'm an idiot because I'm a girl who is younger than them. A few weeks ago, after a long time working up the courage, I finally brought my concern to my boss. His exact response was, "well, what do you want ME to do about it?" That hurt, perhaps even worse than being mistreated in the first place.

With that recent experience in my mind, this video brought tears to my eyes. Well done, Australian Armed Forces. When you get the morale-sinking arseholes out of the way, your good employees, soldiers, whomever, can do their best work and reach their fullest potential, rather than stress about being treated in a disrespectful manner. And I'm not just talking about men who disrespect women. I'm talking about anyone who willfully makes work unnecessarily awful for anyone else.

/that was a good rant
//feeling better already
2013-06-14 11:45:50 PM
7 votes:
I like this guy, not a lot of ambiguity in him, a clean, clear message.

The USA could use a few like him in top leadership.
2013-06-14 11:29:09 PM
6 votes:
I'm an American going past 40 and right now, I want to head down to the recruiter's office and sign up for the Aussie Army.
2013-06-14 11:38:54 PM
5 votes:
God damn, that guy is cool.

Can we just hire him to be in charge of the US military?
2013-06-14 11:25:15 PM
5 votes:
Memo to our Armed Forces:  THAT...IS HOW IT'S FARKING DONE~!

That is all.
2013-06-15 09:02:44 AM
4 votes:

Snooki Punch: Wow. I'm not in the military, but I am a female in a male-dominated industry. I know for a fact that there are sexist arseholes in my place of employment who treat me like I'm an idiot because I'm a girl who is younger than them. A few weeks ago, after a long time working up the courage, I finally brought my concern to my boss. His exact response was, "well, what do you want ME to do about it?" That hurt, perhaps even worse than being mistreated in the first place.

With that recent experience in my mind, this video brought tears to my eyes. Well done, Australian Armed Forces. When you get the morale-sinking arseholes out of the way, your good employees, soldiers, whomever, can do their best work and reach their fullest potential, rather than stress about being treated in a disrespectful manner. And I'm not just talking about men who disrespect women. I'm talking about anyone who willfully makes work unnecessarily awful for anyone else.

/that was a good rant
//feeling better already


Suggestions on what to do.

1. In future situations where you report harassment to your boss and you get that question, the response should be "Thank you for your time." Your next step would be to send him/her an email thanking him/her for receiving your report of harassment and for him/her communicating to you that he/she does not know the proper procedure. Inform him/her that you will be reporting the harassment to the next person up the management chain. Also include that HR will be informed that he/she requires training on how to handle harassment reports.

2. For the report you already did, proceed directly to the next person up the chain.
2013-06-15 12:52:54 AM
4 votes:
Your punishment in the Aussie Army is to go into that man's office and explain why you shouldn't be punished.

Then  he kills you.
2013-06-14 11:44:47 PM
4 votes:
This is how it should be in any organization.
2013-06-14 11:40:56 PM
4 votes:

buzzcut73: US Armed Forces and Joint Chief of Staff, I highly encourage you to tape this with our sitting JCS delivering the same speech. There were ones similar to it on AFN delivered by Admiral Mc Mullen when I was serving as a contractor, but the 'get out if you can't handle it' part needs to be there. Do it, now.


"The standard you walk by is the standard you accept."    Damned skippy!
2013-06-14 11:26:41 PM
4 votes:
"then get out" good
2013-06-14 11:14:42 PM
4 votes:
Great find, submitter.
2013-06-15 06:24:32 AM
3 votes:
You know what makes this a thousand times worse for those who really do get raped and harassed?

The liars. The people who make false accusations to get back at someone or for attention. I've witnessed multiple instances of female soldiers making up harassment stories, including one "rape", either to get back at someone who pissed them off, or to avoid the shame of having consented to sex with someone. Only multiple eyewitnesses in one case plus surveillance camera footage in two others showed these females to be lying.

I don't know how often rapes actually happen or harassment/offensive actions. But I can say with a high degree of certainty that liars are a lot more common. And they ruin it for the ones who actually do get assaulted or harassed. It sucks but it's true. Once people hear "he came onto me" or "he told a joke I didn't like" over and over and over, with each case ending up being a bunch of horseshiat, when the real assault does happen, people are a lot more skeptical.

Yes sexual harassment happens. And those who commit it should be punished. Yes rape does happen, and those who commit that should (IMO) be shot. But the lying and false accusations need to stop, and that is a far more widespread problem. Too many soldiers (mostly females from what I've seen) see the "file an EO complaint" as a quick ticket to getting their way.

Promote me or I'll say you touched my ass. Say something negative about something I'm legitimately bad at and I'll tell the SARC that you hit on me. If I overhear you say that PT standards between men and women should be the same, I'll complain you're a sexist

That shiat happens every day, and females know they can get away with it and get people (minimally in most cases) punished for pissing them off. It's an easy way to use the Army system to get someone in trouble for nothing. The problem is that Commanders and SARC/EO reps get inundated with these BS claims, and the real rapes and realharassment just become a speck of sand on a beach. And the real rapists thrive in an environment where they know their real crimes will just look like the rest of the BS.
2013-06-15 04:15:40 AM
3 votes:

Spanky McStupid: buzzcut73: US Armed Forces and Joint Chief of Staff, I highly encourage you to tape this with our sitting JCS delivering the same speech. There were ones similar to it on AFN delivered by Admiral Mc Mullen when I was serving as a contractor, but the 'get out if you can't handle it' part needs to be there. Do it, now.

"The standard you walk by is the standard you accept."    Damned skippy!


That's the line that caught my attention too. Live by it, no matter your career.
2013-06-15 04:11:02 AM
3 votes:

drp: Bah.  It was a nice speech.

Of course, US generals and admirals have been saying the same things since the day I first took .mil scholarship money in the 90s and climbed aboard.  It's just words.

Worse than that, it's the definition of insanity:  We've been saying these things, and having mandatory all-hands training plus online training multiple times annually.  We've watched videos produced with shakycams in garages, and polished mini-movies with production values that would put any after-school special to shame.  And it hasn't worked.  The problems with assault, harassment, and coverups are as bad as ever.

Solution?  Do more all-hands training and give more speeches.  Doing the same thing and expecting a different outcome ... the definition of insanity.

Maybe something should change.  Instead we get generals and admirals testifying before the Senate shooting down the idea of moving investigations and prosecutions outside the chain of command.  That might've made a difference.

Coincidentally, our command was notified two days ago that a new batch of mandatory all-hands training had to be completed within 48 hours.  In a couple hours I'll go sit through this bullshiat one more time.

And nothing will change, because it's easier for leaders to pretend to care, check a box, wash their hands of it, and say "b-b-b-but loooook, we did all we could, it's not MY fault, you can give me another star!"

Pardon me if I'm not moved by a general giving a speech, however well choreographed, well spoken, and well written it was.  I've heard it before.  The only thing different about this is that it's an Australian's lips moving this time.


I have heard everything he said before, it's true.

Except "If you don't like it, then get out."

I've never heard ANYONE say that before, in this context. Never. Never ever. Not from the best military in the world to the sleaziest two-bit security guard outfit: Never. And for that alone, this guy deserves major props in my book.
2013-06-15 03:49:03 AM
3 votes:

drp: Bah.  It was a nice speech.

Of course, US generals and admirals have been saying the same things since the day I first took .mil scholarship money in the 90s and climbed aboard.  It's just words.

...

And nothing will change, because it's easier for leaders to pretend to care, check a box, wash their hands of it, and say "b-b-b-but loooook, we did all we could, it's not MY fault, you can give me another star!"

Pardon me if I'm not moved by a general giving a speech, however well choreographed, well spoken, and well written it was.  I've heard it before.  The only thing different about this is that it's an Australian's lips moving this time.



One key difference is that the Australian army is actually investingating instead of blaming the victim and reporting it to the press instead of covering it up.
2013-06-15 02:38:23 AM
3 votes:
This was in response to "Alleged" sex tapes of unsuspecting women with officers and NCO's getting spread around the web. The ADF is working hard to reduce the arsehole element, particularly the ritual bastardisation in the academy. It almost got there, then this scandal broke. There is more than one Pissed off General on the hunt.
2013-06-15 01:29:27 AM
3 votes:
It was like getting a tall cold glass of fresh milk after having to drink reconstituted powdered milk warm for months.

 Logical, honest, articulate...dang, we need to *demand* this of our leaders.

/we won't because we're too concerned with "winning" pointless political arguments.
//but it would be nice.
2013-06-15 12:01:53 AM
3 votes:
Wow, now that's a general who is also a leader.
/nice find for sure, wow
2013-06-14 11:47:01 PM
3 votes:
I would like to have this man's babies.

That is all.
2013-06-14 11:37:22 PM
3 votes:

liquidpoo: And after you do this, fix the suicide issue!


When i was in the service most of that issue was produced by sources outside the military. That being said they need to stick to training people to recognize the symptoms of depression and make sure that seeking counseling doesn't have an adverse effect on someones career barring serious safety concerns brought up by the counselors and or chaplains.
2013-06-14 11:24:05 PM
3 votes:
And after you do this, fix the suicide issue!
2013-06-14 11:24:00 PM
3 votes:
I'm not gay, but I think I'm in love.
2013-06-15 03:20:07 PM
2 votes:

drp: Bah.  It was a nice speech.

Of course, US generals and admirals have been saying the same things since the day I first took .mil scholarship money in the 90s and climbed aboard.  It's just words.

Worse than that, it's the definition of insanity:  We've been saying these things, and having mandatory all-hands training plus online training multiple times annually.  We've watched videos produced with shakycams in garages, and polished mini-movies with production values that would put any after-school special to shame.  And it hasn't worked.  The problems with assault, harassment, and coverups are as bad as ever.

Solution?  Do more all-hands training and give more speeches.  Doing the same thing and expecting a different outcome ... the definition of insanity.

Maybe something should change.  Instead we get generals and admirals testifying before the Senate shooting down the idea of moving investigations and prosecutions outside the chain of command.  That might've made a difference.

Coincidentally, our command was notified two days ago that a new batch of mandatory all-hands training had to be completed within 48 hours.  In a couple hours I'll go sit through this bullshiat one more time.

And nothing will change, because it's easier for leaders to pretend to care, check a box, wash their hands of it, and say "b-b-b-but loooook, we did all we could, it's not MY fault, you can give me another star!"

Pardon me if I'm not moved by a general giving a speech, however well choreographed, well spoken, and well written it was.  I've heard it before.  The only thing different about this is that it's an Australian's lips moving this time.


The source of the problems you're describing all go back to recruitment.  The military is a cross-section of the rest of the population with a skew toward people from poorer families and those with a disposition toward sociopathic and/or violent behavior.  Until psychology advances and recruitment is scaled back to the point that these traits can be detected early, the military will never be completely free of people who can't control their urges (to sexually assault/harass someone, or wrongly use the system as a weapon).  The next time somebody tells you that the military is the "best and brightest" do me a favor and spit in their face.
2013-06-15 06:56:43 AM
2 votes:

taurusowner: I don't know how often rapes actually happen or harassment/offensive actions. But I can say with a high degree of certainty that liars are a lot more common.


Citation needed, because I'm pretty sure reality indicates that you could not possibly be more wrong.

Also, if you don't like rape, consider not blaming the victims of rape or sexual harassment or assault.
2013-06-15 06:39:02 AM
2 votes:

Yes this is dog: One key difference is that the Australian army is actually investingating instead of blaming the victim and reporting it to the press instead of covering it up.


I guess in Australia, everything being backwards, rape is considered bad and treated as the crime it is, there?

(I think I just threw up in my mouth even trying to make a joke about that. Seriously--how is the entire US military leadership so okay with rape, especially of their own men and women?)
drp
2013-06-15 02:57:23 AM
2 votes:
Bah.  It was a nice speech.

Of course, US generals and admirals have been saying the same things since the day I first took .mil scholarship money in the 90s and climbed aboard.  It's just words.

Worse than that, it's the definition of insanity:  We've been saying these things, and having mandatory all-hands training plus online training multiple times annually.  We've watched videos produced with shakycams in garages, and polished mini-movies with production values that would put any after-school special to shame.  And it hasn't worked.  The problems with assault, harassment, and coverups are as bad as ever.

Solution?  Do more all-hands training and give more speeches.  Doing the same thing and expecting a different outcome ... the definition of insanity.

Maybe something should change.  Instead we get generals and admirals testifying before the Senate shooting down the idea of moving investigations and prosecutions outside the chain of command.  That might've made a difference.

Coincidentally, our command was notified two days ago that a new batch of mandatory all-hands training had to be completed within 48 hours.  In a couple hours I'll go sit through this bullshiat one more time.

And nothing will change, because it's easier for leaders to pretend to care, check a box, wash their hands of it, and say "b-b-b-but loooook, we did all we could, it's not MY fault, you can give me another star!"

Pardon me if I'm not moved by a general giving a speech, however well choreographed, well spoken, and well written it was.  I've heard it before.  The only thing different about this is that it's an Australian's lips moving this time.
2013-06-15 02:31:37 AM
2 votes:

daisygrrl: deforge: This. This is how every decent, self-respecting military and/or police officer and leader should be addressing any acts of wrong doing by their own. instead of stone-walling, or covering it up.

This is the speech I hope to hear every time wrongdoing is exposed. Especially the part about ignoring bad behaviour = condoning it.

Dear leaders: every time you stonewall or make excuses, I know that it's because you're not upset at the action, you're upset that someone got caught. Knock it off and own up to your shiat for once.


ALL OF THIS ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
2013-06-15 01:10:30 AM
2 votes:

GeneralJim: bmwericus: I like this guy, not a lot of ambiguity in him, a clean, clear message.

The USA could use a few like him in top leadership.
Actually, we have them.  Fewer all the time, though, as Obama is "cleaning house" of generals who would refuse to fire upon American citizens.  Those people, by and large, are the ones like Lt. General Morrison.


Stick to debunking global warming, "General". We haven't had a purge any time recently.
2013-06-15 12:46:00 AM
2 votes:
Now that guy is a commander worthy of respect.
2013-06-15 12:37:12 AM
2 votes:
Brilliant!!...and now for the American rationalizations about why this can't be done in the US Army...4 -3 -2 -1....GO!
2013-06-15 12:19:41 AM
2 votes:
I'm not Australian. I'm not military. But I just got told. That behavior you walk past is the behavior you accept. Damn straight
2013-06-15 12:00:40 AM
2 votes:
Was that so goddamned difficult to articulate?
2013-06-14 11:58:22 PM
2 votes:
Day-um!  I wish the US's generals would do that - but they'd be sued for threatening posture in a video or something.
2013-06-14 11:39:29 PM
2 votes:

ILoveBurritos: Sometimes I wonder how the Australian army isn't the most highly trained force of badassery around. I mean, they may not have overtly hostile nabors...but mother nature is on constant attack with some abyssal nightmare mother nature dreamed up in her ferverish dreams.


We are. We just just bang on about it like others do. Our military record is pretty good and our troops, especially our SAS, have a higher rate of effectiveness than others. We're also better liked than other other English speaking allies.

/true story.
2013-06-14 11:25:27 PM
2 votes:
media.tumblr.com
2013-06-14 11:21:01 PM
2 votes:
Harassment bad. Shooting people ok.
2013-06-15 06:52:08 PM
1 votes:

Sim Tree: General: That's not a video, mate. This is a video.


gaah, that was the headline I meant to write.

/subby
2013-06-15 04:56:36 PM
1 votes:

taurusowner: Arumat: The military is a cross-section of the rest of the population with a skew toward people from poorer families and those with a disposition toward sociopathic and/or violent behavior.

Wow, I'm surprised you can even breath with all the smug around. Care to backup those wild ass assertions there? No, something from Media Matters won't count as a source.


Just anecdotal evidence from 6 years in the Air Force.
2013-06-15 07:24:58 AM
1 votes:
THIS is why the Australian military deserves every bit of its reputation.  Sadly, not a SINGLE American officer with stars on his or her shoulders has the balls to say this.
2013-06-15 06:54:16 AM
1 votes:
People here tend to forget two things:
1. The military is not politics
2. The military is part of politics.

Militaries are projections of political will against other nations by force. Basically, they kill people and blow sh*t up to enact the will of that country's people and politicians, whether that will is good or evil. This is not an indictment of the military (spent 6 years in), but a fact.

Politics on the other hand is a totally different animal. To all you people falling at this officer's feet, remember that while this commander's message and methods may work for a military organization, they would not stand the same scrutiny when applied to civilians.  While I wish that people who sexually harass others in the civilian world could be pimp-slapped with extreme prejudice, you can't "kick people out" of civilian life - unless you put them in prison.

I for one do not want politicians that acted like some of the commanding officers I served under. That would be very, very dangerous. The "owning up" and "clear message" comments don't work out here, because you are dealing with civilians, and sometimes the direct approach is not the best approach.
2013-06-15 05:54:51 AM
1 votes:
That was magnificent.

Upsets me that the US military continues to fail at this message.
2013-06-15 05:24:11 AM
1 votes:

wumpus: If that does not suit you, then get out


And just as soon as we stop treating our servicemen like slaves (i.e. not allowed to quit) instead of the professionals they are, that sentiment will be worth something. Until then it's a bit of a mixed message.
2013-06-15 05:11:52 AM
1 votes:
Ours is a civilian controlled military.  It's hard enough trying to train the GOP that rape and sexual discrimination in general is bad and should be stopped...now imagine what their reaction will be to trying to change the "traditions" in their favorite institution that can do no wrong.
2013-06-15 04:52:34 AM
1 votes:

rosebud_the_sled: I guess that there are real leaders in the Australian Army as opposed to the service men in the US who are incapable of not raping women (according to conservative legislators).  Just like Ollie North painted all Marines as liars, the current crop of servicemen and conservatives legislators are showing that ALL servicemen are rapists.

If you are incapable a policing yourselves, then you truly deserve to ALL be regarded as rapists.

As far as I know, the last service man to take the high road was Pat Tillman, and he was shot in the back by an American rapist.


Wow. You're a farking nutjob.
2013-06-15 04:39:56 AM
1 votes:
I guess that there are real leaders in the Australian Army as opposed to the service men in the US who are incapable of not raping women (according to conservative legislators).  Just like Ollie North painted all Marines as liars, the current crop of servicemen and conservatives legislators are showing that ALL servicemen are rapists.

If you are incapable a policing yourselves, then you truly deserve to ALL be regarded as rapists.

As far as I know, the last service man to take the high road was Pat Tillman, and he was shot in the back by an American rapist.
2013-06-15 03:54:22 AM
1 votes:

Yes this is dog: One key difference is that the Australian army is actually investingating instead of blaming the victim and reporting it to the press instead of covering it up. a military, not a politically driven social experiment

2013-06-15 02:46:11 AM
1 votes:
Can we steal the General from the Aussies? It was refreshing to see that he was not just a talking head like our senior military. It might have been just my perception, but throughout his entire speech he looked pissed. Like reaching through the intertubes and ripping someone's head off pissed.
2013-06-15 02:39:57 AM
1 votes:
Seemed pretty boilerplate until "If that does not suit you, then get out." Dripping with venom.

umichtournament.wikispaces.com

/and rightfully so
2013-06-15 02:37:16 AM
1 votes:

Snooki Punch: Wow. I'm not in the military, but I am a female in a male-dominated industry. I know for a fact that there are sexist arseholes in my place of employment who treat me like I'm an idiot because I'm a girl who is younger than them. A few weeks ago, after a long time working up the courage, I finally brought my concern to my boss. His exact response was, "well, what do you want ME to do about it?" That hurt, perhaps even worse than being mistreated in the first place.

With that recent experience in my mind, this video brought tears to my eyes. Well done, Australian Armed Forces. When you get the morale-sinking arseholes out of the way, your good employees, soldiers, whomever, can do their best work and reach their fullest potential, rather than stress about being treated in a disrespectful manner. And I'm not just talking about men who disrespect women. I'm talking about anyone who willfully makes work unnecessarily awful for anyone else.

/that was a good rant
//feeling better already


It's because men don't see verbal abuse and condescension in the workplace...
imgs.xkcd.com
... as a gender issue. Gender's just a way to differentiate, the abuse is gonna be there regardless of your chromosome pairing.
2013-06-15 02:34:09 AM
1 votes:

buzzcut73: US Armed Forces and Joint Chief of Staff, I highly encourage you to tape this with our sitting JCS delivering the same speech. There were ones similar to it on AFN delivered by Admiral Mc Mullen when I was serving as a contractor, but the 'get out if you can't handle it' part needs to be there. Do it, now.


Are you kidding? If a Joint Chief or any commander in the military put out a video like this there would calls from the right for them to resign, loud calls.
2013-06-15 01:50:47 AM
1 votes:

Gyrfalcon: Your punishment in the Aussie Army is to go into that man's office and explain why you shouldn't be punished.

Then  he kills you.


Chuck Norris could learn a thing or two from this guy.

/Bravo.
2013-06-15 01:09:25 AM
1 votes:

daisygrrl: I would like to have this man's babies.

That is all.


Your sexual harassment will not be tolerated.
2013-06-15 01:07:35 AM
1 votes:
Big brass ones.
How do we recruit this guy for the US?
2013-06-15 12:52:54 AM
1 votes:

bmwericus:

I like this guy, not a lot of ambiguity in him, a clean, clear message.

The USA could use a few like him in top leadership.

Actually, we have them.  Fewer all the time, though, as Obama is "cleaning house" of generals who would refuse to fire upon American citizens.  Those people, by and large, are the ones like Lt. General Morrison.
2013-06-15 12:36:52 AM
1 votes:
Didn't blink... be frightened of that man.
2013-06-15 12:35:02 AM
1 votes:
The only thing I previously knew about the Aussie Army was from And the Band Played Waltzing Matilda.  Put the two things together and I'd say they're a bunch of badasses.

/'never knew there were worse things than dying'
2013-06-15 12:31:40 AM
1 votes:
People who want to elect this guy to something need to keep in mind that the military is a different animal than politics. Military leadership is authoritarian. Political leadership is about figuring out where the people are going and then getting in front of them. It's a good idea to start these kinds of cultural changes in the military. It's easier. I wouldn't be shocked if the message originated with politicians and they had the general deliver it.

Also, people who like this kind of thing are free to join the military.

One of my points is we would have better politicians if we had a better populace.
2013-06-15 12:31:32 AM
1 votes:

Oh_Enough_Already: Women:

"We wanna be soldiers! We wanna be soldiers!  We wanna be soldiers!
We're just as tough as men! We're just as tough as men! We're just as tough as men!"

Joins military, gets treated just as shiatty as any man:

"Wah, they were mean to us! Make them be nice! We're just delicate women who need special protection!"


2/10.  You'll get a few bites.
2013-06-15 12:14:36 AM
1 votes:
Lt. General David Morrison - well done sir.
2013-06-15 12:14:01 AM
1 votes:
Wow, I almost forgot what a leader sounded like.
2013-06-15 12:12:01 AM
1 votes:

Stoker: Can we hire this guy... for Congress?


This guy wouldn't cut it in the US government. I suspect that he doesn't put up with lying and bullshiat.
2013-06-15 12:11:45 AM
1 votes:
It's about time. When I was in Basic Training in 1979, we had one female platoon and three male platoons in our company. We were required to receive a two-hour block of instruction on rape prevention. The females were instructed on how to prevent rape, and the males were instructed on what to do when accused, and how to beat the rap.
2013-06-15 12:06:57 AM
1 votes:
He's no Sun Tzu.

"Don't like it then get out?" more like "Don't like it? I wouldn't invest in any hats."
2013-06-15 12:05:17 AM
1 votes:
"If that does not suit you, then get out"

It gets better from there. Can we please get this guy here?
2013-06-14 11:57:18 PM
1 votes:

Dear Jerk: He does have that leadership vibe.


I think the secret is to blink at a rate 4 times slower than everyone else.
2013-06-14 11:57:13 PM
1 votes:
I just shiat my pants in fear and I'm not even in Australia.
2013-06-14 11:51:37 PM
1 votes:
He does have that leadership vibe.
2013-06-14 11:50:38 PM
1 votes:
Mathilda is a biatch
2013-06-14 11:41:26 PM
1 votes:
Damn.
That was impressive.
2013-06-14 11:29:43 PM
1 votes:

Bathia_Mapes: Great find, submitter.


Also, thank you.  Most kind.  :-)
2013-06-14 11:28:47 PM
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General: That's not a video, mate. This is a video.
2013-06-14 11:27:43 PM
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buzzcut73: US Armed Forces and Joint Chief of Staff, I highly encourage you to tape this with our sitting JCS delivering the same speech. There were ones similar to it on AFN delivered by Admiral Mc Mullen when I was serving as a contractor, but the 'get out if you can't handle it' part needs to be there. Do it, now.


FTFM. I was Admiral Mike Mullen, not Mc Mullen.
2013-06-14 11:27:09 PM
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Sometimes I wonder how the Australian army isn't the most highly trained force of badassery around. I mean, they may not have overtly hostile nabors...but mother nature is on constant attack with some abyssal nightmare mother nature dreamed up in her ferverish dreams.
2013-06-14 11:22:30 PM
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needed to end it with a "harden the fark up"

well said.
2013-06-14 11:18:52 PM
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Sheila, take a bow
2013-06-14 11:18:50 PM
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Bathia_Mapes: Great find, submitter.


Absolutely, this.
 
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