In honor of #NationalBossDay — because, sure, that’s a holiday — an enterprising, or unsupervised Marine behind the service’s Twitter account took the opportunity Oct. 16 to ask the Marine Corps commandant, Gen. Robert Neller, for a favor:
Can we celebrate with a 72? pic.twitter.com/oz9B28vcsb
— U.S. Marines (@USMC) October 16, 2017
So how’d the Corps’ top Marine respond? About as expected:
No. Nice try though.
— Robert B. Neller (@GenRobertNeller) October 16, 2017
Jarheads are probably better off this way, since an impromptu three-day weekend would likely require a vehicle inspection and liberty plan.