Staff Officer Excited To Pull Shift In Guard…

FOB LAGMAN, AFGHANISTAN — A second lieutenant with 4th Battalion, 25th Infantry Regiment was excited about finally being in "real combat" after being assigned a guard shift in a perimeter tower, sources confirmed Tuesday. Second Lieutenant John Seever, an assistant operations officer, was pleasantly surprised after receiving a memorandum from the commander stating that all staff officers would be required to pull a guard shift. In the memo, the commander wrote that he'd be giving the enlisted soldiers a rest day as a reward for their near-constant patrols around the area.

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