12th Day of Christmas looks like 4th Day of Christmas, underway sailor reports
“They say every day is Monday on the ship."
By Blondes Over Baghdad
NORFOLK, Va. — Petty Officer 1st Class Ted Gladfelter, a gunner’s mate onboard the USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN-78), reports that the 12th Day of Christmas pretty much looks like the 4th day of Christmas while underway.
“On the 4th Day of Christmas, my true love gave to me… a handjob in the fan room,” Gladfelter sang to himself while waking up in the same rack, about to eat the same breakfast chow, on another day of the merry holiday season.
“On the 6th Day of Christmas, my true love gave to me… a handjob in the fan room.”
Chief Petty Officer Dan Krenshaw, Gladfelter’s immediate supervisor, let Gladfelter know that if the fan room behavior continues, he’ll meet up with “five golden ring-knockers,” what Krenshaw describes as “festive slang for the officers at his captain’s mast.”
Seaman Bryce Holloway approached the holiday more philosophically.
“They say every day is Monday on the ship,” she mused during an 8-hour watch sh…
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