Sleepy Soldier Medic – Iraqi Jackie

I am a Combat Medic in the US Army. I feel like I was designed from birth to do this job. Not because I am a warm compassionate human being, or have a sick fetish for blood. No, not even because I might have a desire to mix guns and Band-aids. This is my calling because I can sleep anywhere, wearing anything at any given time. I had been training for this job my entire life. I didn’t realize it until I was referred to as a “professional”.
Medics are generally lazy by nature. And don’t get upset, fellow soldier medics, because you know I’m speaking the truth. I sometimes wonder if there was a block of instruction taught to us during medic school at Fort Sam Houston about sleeping at the drop of a dime. It’s entirely possible I missed the class because I was asleep. [Read more...]