13 GIFs That Explain Military Service, According To The Internet

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A spur holder instructs a Korean Augmentation to the United States Army soldiers and his spur ride teammates during the final spur ride at Camp Hovey, South Korea, April 1.

A spur holder instructs a Korean Augmentation to the United States Army soldiers and his spur ride teammates during the final spur ride at Camp Hovey, South Korea, April 1.

Military service can be a lot of things to a lot of people. Yes, we can all be proud of it, but it comes with a lot of bullshit, idiocy, and shenanigans. At times, it feels less like that, and more like this. We at Task & Purpose asked you to share the GIFs that best capture your military service. You didn’t disappoint.

Remember MEPS?

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What I tell my family I do:

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What I actually do:

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ASVAB waivers.

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Military service is a calling: A police calling.

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Death by...

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No, seriously, Powerpoint presentations are a war crime.

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When you’re left with an extra crate of 5.56 mm at the range.

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The passive aggressive lieutenant.

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“PUUUUSHHH.”

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“Nah, I don’t need a haircut. Oh, hey...sergeant major. Shit.”

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When you hear liberty’s cancelled because of those animals on the third deck.

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I have a tan belt in MCMAP, I’ve totally got this...

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