Courtesy of David R.
As the sun rose over Parris Island, the senior drill instructor realized
that one of his recruits had gone AWOL, so a search party was dispatched
immediately. After a few hours, the recruit was discovered hiding in some bushes nearby.
He was sent back to the base and promptly escorted to the drill instructor's
office. The instructor asked the young recruit, "Why did you go AWOL?"
The recruit replied, "On my first day here, you issued me a comb and then
proceeded to cut my hair off. On the second day, you issued me a toothbrush
and then sent me to the dentist, who proceeded to pull out my teeth.
Finally, on the third day, you issued me a jock strap ... and I wasn't about
to wait around to find out what would follow that, Sir."