Lieutenant just two privates in trench coat

FORT BRAGG — Confusion followed the discovery that Second Lt. Butch Stymie, an infantry platoon leader, was actually just a private sitting on another private’s shoulders inside a trench coat. “I thought the trench coat was just some eccentric officer baloney,” said Sgt. 1st Class Alfalfa McFarland, Stymie’s platoon sergeant. “Other than that, nothing seemed out of place.”

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