“I’m not one to cry, but the second we popped to attention and I raised my right hand, the tears started flowing."
Former Defense Secretary Jim Mattis raised his knife hand (not in anger) to reenlist a lucky Marine corporal last month in Yakima, Wash.
If someone can explain what 108% retention actually means, I'd love to hear it.
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