Obscure Piece of Equipment ‘Probably' In The Conex, 2nd Lt. Says
FORT KNOX, Ky. — Turning over a platoon to a new leader can be a stressful event for most officers, but 1st Lt. Peter Henry isn't worried about it. His new replacement, 2nd Lt. Heath Johnson, recently graduated from Officer Candidate School and arrived at Charlie Co., 1/26 Infantry, 3rd Brigade Combat Team two weeks ago.
"I like to break in the new butter bars. It was the same for me," said Henry.
After being promoted to first lieutenant and receiving a transfer to the S-3, Henry handed over his duties to Johnson. The small turnover ceremony consisted of Henry pushing the contents of his desk into a grungy duffel bag, throwing it at Johnson, laughing maniacally, and handing the new platoon leader an antiquated thumb drive with a cryptic message: “This is for the Soldiers; take care of them.”
“I don’t know what the duffel bag was about but that was nothing compared to the flash drive," said Johnson, "I mean, it was just full of strange pornography. I mean, some of that stuff can’t be lega…
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