Rules

22 years ago this month I was in basic training. I am remembering on a particular day where I tried to tabulate the number of jumping jacks I performed that day. I lost track after 2,000. My mind simply hadn’t the energy to add or retain numbers at some point. The reason I contemplate this memory today is because I remember the company commander’s declaration early in the process of induction disseminating the policies and procedures that he was bound by. So we would know what was right from wrong, that we should all always as a sailor be obligated…