US Navy Sensitivity Training
Posted 02 March 2012 - 06:59 AM
Since he wasn't physically impaired, he remained on flight status and eventually became an Admiral. However, during his career he was always sensitive about his appearance.
One day the Admiral was interviewing two Navy Master Chiefs and a Marine Sergeant Major for his personal staff.
The first Master Chief was a Surface Navy type and it was a great interview. At the end of the interview the Admiral asked him, "Do you notice anything different about me?"
The Master Chief answered, "Why yes. I couldn't help but notice you are missing your starboard ear, so I don't know whether this impacts your hearing on that side."
The Admiral got very angry at this lack of tact and threw him out of his office.
The next candidate, an Aviation Master Chief, when asked this same question, answered, "Well yes, you seem to be short one ear." The Admiral threw him out also.
The third interview was with the Marine Sergeant Major. He was articulate, extremely sharp, and seemed to know more than the two Master Chiefs put together. The Admiral wanted this guy, but went ahead with the same question.
"Do you notice anything different about me?"
To his surprise the Sergeant Major said, "Yes. You wear contact lenses."
The Admiral was impressed and thought to himself, what an incredibly tactful Marine. "And how do you know that?" the Admiral asked.
The Sergeant Major replied: "Well sir, it's pretty hard to wear glasses with only one f***in' ear."
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Posted 02 March 2012 - 07:40 AM
Posted 02 March 2012 - 08:06 AM
"You will take over a small central African country, and make five hundred dollars." - soldier of fortune cookies
Posted 02 March 2012 - 01:12 PM
Posted 18 March 2012 - 11:17 AM
If a man, standing in the forest says something, and his wife isn't there to correct him, is he still wrong??
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