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Fleet Marine Life #128 – Curfew | iHateTheUSMC
In Okinawa, I've always wondered why grown men have to follow a curfew. Okinawa isn't exactly a dangerous place after midnight. It isn't like it's ridden with rapists and criminals who are going to come out of the bushes and harm us. I know cause they're all Marines! It's even more ironic how the grown men, who are treated like children, are the men and women entrusted to guard our nation and handle billions of dollars worth of taxpayer money. But, of course, the greatest of ideas that spawn from our wonderful, militaristic bureaucracy comes not from necessity but from reaction. I wonder how many alcohol related incidents it took to set off the higher ups to implement this child-like punishment? How many cars had to be flipped? How many houses broken into? How many out-of-town bar fights? I've seen a few Marines go out of town and come back a few minutes late. I'm talking about good Marines that don't cause any trouble. Who knows why they're late? Maybe they lost track of time. Maybe