This one has no real development point. But it reminds me of a good story. Before I get into it, I want to put something on the record: I am not an Alabama fan nor am I an Auburn fan.
On my second deployment, I was in charge of a movement cell, among other things. We had a 88M Specialist who was an annoyingly outspoken Michigan fan. It was to the point where it was annoying me on a daily basis.
But he had good rights to brag. Michigan was in the Top Ten in the pre-season polls, and they were looking really, really strong. Lots of writers were picking them for a BCS game, if not the National Championship. So we had to hear it a lot.
They were coming up on a game vs Appalachian State. Most of you know where I am going now. He was supremely confident that it was a warm up game, and did not even talk about that, skipping to next week's games.
And, in one of the most glorious games of all times, App State beat the wolverines. So, my troops and myself decided to do some interior decorating.
We stole every copy of Stars and Stripes we could get and wallpapered the back page (full page spread of the game) around the entire movement control office.
Best. Game. Ever.