Military Jokes

Backed into a corner

I was a medic in the army. One day, I woke up with terrible back pain. I went to the sick hall, where I was told I’d be taken to the hospital. After an hour, the captain came over. “Sorry for the... read more

Name dropper

I was working in army security when a VIP from another base called to ask to whom he should address an important letter. Knowing my tough-to-spell last name would give him fits, I said, “Just put... read more


While on manoeuvres in the desert, our convoy got lost – forcing our lieutenant to radio for help.

“Are you near any landmarks that might help us locate you?” the base operator asked... read more

Fudging the forecast

I used to work in an Air Force Satellite Control Facility, where we would hold regular status briefings for department heads. On one occasion, a young officer concluded his weather briefing with... read more

No shortcuts

Being colour-blind excluded me from certain jobs in the US Marines – but I was so determined that my recruiter took pity on me, giving me a colour vision test book to memorise before taking the... read more