We suspect that'll be the thought other military personnel will likely have in the future after one poor, unsuspecting sailor got caught up in a viral meme started by his mom on Twitter.
What started off as an innocent tweet from the unnamed mom extolling the virtues of her sailor son quickly devolved into a political statement that he didn't exactly agree with.
His mom's usage of the #HimToo hashtag was an answer to #MeToo, casting men as victims of false allegations of sexual assault.
Needless to say, mom didn't check first with the former sailor, Pieter Hanson, who was in the middle of an exam while attending classes at the University of Central Florida, according to The Washington Post.
Mom's tweet went viral as all hell, getting shared thousands of times and inspiring many others to create their own parodies.
“It doesn’t represent me at all,” Hanson told the paper. “I love my mom to death, but boy ... I’m still trying to wrap my head around all this.”
On Tuesday, Hanson created his own Twitter account, aptly titled @thatwasmymom, and tweeted a viral image of his own.
Can you imagine if he was still in uniform? The chain of command would have a conniption fit. Still, let's all enjoy some of the various responses to the original below:
An Oregon Air National Guard F-15C Eagle that made an emergency landing on Wednesday ditched its entire arsenal of live air-to-air missiles before touching down at Portland International Airport, The War Zone reports.
President Donald Trump announced in December that he would withdraw all U.S. troops from Syria, but Sen. Lindsey Graham has since made a strong push to keep a small residual force along the Turkish border along with troops from European allies.
The former Navy SEAL among a group of eight men arrested earlier this week in Port-au-Prince on weapons charges says he was providing security work "for people who are directly connected to the current President" of Haiti.
"We were being used as pawns in a public fight between him and the current Prime Minister of Haiti," said Chris Osman, 44, in a post on Instagram Friday. "We were not released we were in fact rescued."
It's a photo for the ages: a Marine NCO, a Greek god in his dress blues, catches the eye of a lovely young woman as her boyfriend urges her on in distress. It's the photographic ancestor of the much-loved "distracted boyfriend" stock photo meme, made even sweeter by the fact that this is clearly a sailor about to lose his girl to a Devil Dog.
Well, this photo and the Marine in it, which hopscotched around Marine Corps Facebook and Instagram pages before skyrocketing to the front page of Reddit on Thursday, are very real.
The photo shows then-Staff Sgt. Louis A. Capozzoli — and he is absolutely not on his way to steal your girl.