Spelling error leads to mandatory vacations for all US troops
How dare they force vacations on us.
By Bad Lawyer
Due to a spelling error in a Defense Department memo released this week, all U.S. troops will face mandatory vacations by August 15, 2021. It is imperative that all service members schedule and take a “vacation in the coming weeks” in order to slow the spread of Covid-19, according to the memo signed by Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin.
“Yes, we realized it was a typo pretty quickly,” said Pentagon spokesman John F. Kirby. “But then we decided to roll with it because 2020 was pretty rough on everyone and who couldn’t use a break? I’m going to Disneyworld!”
Despite the popularity and relative safety of vacations over the years, the mandate was met with skepticism and open hostility from several military service members.
“How dare the government try and force a vacation on me. Do they even know what is in this supposed vacation?” complained Lance Cpl. Bud Jones, a machine gunner in Camp Lejeune, North Carolina. “I heard from my cousin’s roommate’s uncle that these vacations are…
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