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|01-19-2011, 03:10 AM||#1|
Senior give me a Discount
Join Date: Dec 2005
Location: Beautiful Southern Oregon
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For all Navy Chiefs
A man walked into a pet store and was looking at the animals on display.
While he was there, a First Class Petty Officer (E-6) from the local Navy
base walked in and said to the shopkeeper, "I'll take a maintenance
The man nodded, went to a cage at the side of the store and took out a
monkey. He put a collar and leash on the animal and handed it the PO1,
saying, "That'll be $5,000." The PO1 paid and left with the monkey.
Surprised, the man went to the shopkeeper and said, "That was a very
expensive monkey. Most of them are only a few hundred dollars. Why did
that one cost so much?"
The shopkeeper answered, "Ah, that's a maintenance monkey. He can run
diagnostics on all radars/weapons systems, score 95 on the ASVAB test,
operate all forms of test equipment, perform the duties of any
Maintenance Man qualified person with no back talk or complaints. It's well worth the money.
The man spotted a monkey in another cage "That one's even more
expensive, $10,000! What does it do?"
"Oh, that one is a Workcenter Supervisor monkey! It can instruct at all
levels of maintenance, supervise maintenance on the unit, intermediate,
and depot level, knows all OPNAV instructions, utilizes ORM, and even
conducts Divisional Training. A very useful monkey indeed," replied the
The man looked around a little longer and found a third monkey in a
cage. The price tag read, "$50,000." The shocked tourist exclaimed, "That one costs more than all the others put together! What in the world does it
"Well, I've never actually seen him do anything but drink coffee and
walk around, but his papers say he's a Navy Chief!"
When a work lifts your spirits and inspires bold and noble thoughts in you, do not look for any other standard to judge by: the work is good, the product of a master craftsman.
Jean De La Bruyere...
Hegner 18, Delta p-20, Griz 14 inch Band saw
|01-19-2011, 10:34 AM||#2|
RBI Hawk Owner
Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: Redgranite, WI
Thanked 6 Times in 6 Posts
That's great - my cousin just retired from the Navy, so I had to send him this one
|01-19-2011, 02:33 PM||#3|
Join Date: Jun 2006
Location: New Jersey
Thanked 16 Times in 15 Posts
With only a few minor changes, it would apply to school superintendents also. Thanks for the morning laugh.
A day without sawdust is a day without sunshine.
delta 650, hawk G426
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