This is the military – you can’t just delete your history like you’re 15


ON CALL Welcome to an On Call where on-site misdeeds resulted in the most dishonorable of discharges.

Our story, from a reader we have Regomized as “Jones”, takes place in the early years of this century and concerns some military gear supplied by his company.

While the computers (which ran Windows) were not connected to the internet for obvious reasons, they were powerful beasts and used for processing images and operating equipment. During training, the operators were told that while the kit was capable of playing music or movies, it was strictly forbidden to go sticking DVDs or external storage devices into them. Nothing was to be inserted into the various ports or slots without express permission from the designated person on site.

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