“WHERE HAVE YOU BEEN?” By Waz Ando, C Coy 6 RAR
One day, I was doing my S2 security checks. Some windows had been fixed and I had to make them secure. So I wandered into B Coy and checked the windows, then walked out past the Pay Sgt’s office.
“Hey, you,” he called out.
“What’s up, Sir?” I asked (he only had his brown T-shirt on).
“Who are you?” he questioned.
“I looked down at my name tag and replied, “Pte Anderson.”
“What are you doing here?”
“Checking the windows are fixed.”
“It’s a S2 security thing.”
“Okay. Why haven’t you been to see me?”
“Sorry, Sarge. Didn’t know you wanted to see me.”
“All new march-ins are supposed to see me in the first two weeks.”
“Well, Sarge, when I got to the battalion three years ago, you weren’t
“What? Why don’t I know you? Where have you been?”
“Well, Sarge, some of us deploy.”
“Fuck off back to your S2 box.”
The effective killing radius is greater than the average soldier can throw it.