A few troops got the shit end of the stick when they were tasked with pouring individual water bottles into five-gallon jugs to be transported out to the field.
According to a post on U.S. Army WTF Moments, some soldiers with the 278th Armored Cavalry Regiment got assigned by their lieutenant the exciting job of pouring what looks like a couple hundred water bottles into larger containers:
Photo: U.S. Army WTF Moments/Facebook
A source familiar with the situation told Task & Purpose that this was in Poland where some from the 278th are deployed. The source said the larger containers are easier to transport than a bunch of individual water bottles, and that the soldiers assigned to that detail probably got it from being late, or something else that deserved such a punishment.
Facebook users (expectedly) had a freakin' field day.
"The good idea fairy was working overtime I see," one person said.
"Because these two Soldiers are in such a hurry to go back to the field.....this could take hours and hours," said another.
A few speculated that the cause behind this could probably be traced back to soldiers previously leaving plastic water bottles all over the damn place.
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