Sunday , May 26 2024
What do Home Depot, Rob Riggle, and Pashmina have in common?

Satire: The News in Pictures VI – The Military Edition

No active combat photos were used in the making of this essay.

Welcome to “O Caption! My Caption!”, Blogcritics’ examination of news, sports, and politics utilizing the most efficient and time-saving method: looking at pretty pictures and deducing what happened based on the pixels.

↓ “Sorry dude, it’s triple to tow after 1800 and your credit card declined that amount.”

↓ Home Depot to the rescue!

↓ “It’s okay. As long as I look cool, no one will know I have no idea what I’m doing.”

↓ “Holy crap! It did not look that big in the simulator.”

↓ “Don’t fall asleep. Don’t fall asleep. Don’t fall asleep.”

↓ You put your left leg up, you put your right leg down…

↓ “Man, I can never get Desperate Housewives on this thing.”

↓ “Screw you guys. My mom thinks I’m cool.”

Above: Photos by James Warden. Used with permission from Stars and Stripes. © 2009 Stars and Stripes.

↓ Oh my god, that is the biggest bug I’ve ever seen…and now it’s on my leg! Stay calm, don’t scream like a girl!

REUTERS/Sgt.Rebekah Malone/U.S.Army/Handout

↓ “You look funny.”
“Heh. This from a guy wearing lavender Pashmina — in the spring, no less!”

Cpl. Pete Thibodeau

↓ “Who is that guy?”
“I don’t know. I can’t see a damn thing in this sun.”

Gerry Broome/Associated Press

↓ “Why is it raining white paint? Did you guys hit another Home Depot?”

Sgt. Rodolfo Toro

↓ “Seriously fellas, I’m not Rob Riggle! That guy is old!”

Sgt. Elsa Portillo

↓ “Look at me, I’m bored! Get it — board?”
“That was your last bad joke today. All right guys, catapult him!”

Joel C. Guenther

Photo Credits: All photo credits listed and/or linked to source.

About Diana Hartman

Diana is a USMC (ret.) spouse, mother of three and a Wichita, Kansas native. She is back in the United States after 10 years in Germany. She is a contributing author to Holiday Writes. She hates liver & motivational speakers. She loves science & naps.

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