Tuna Bridge

I was going to entertain you with a long involved story about Ms Soprano involving birthdays, airplane trips and all the rest. Last year, she celebrated her 21st birthday on the flight from the US to the UK. This year – I think she is waiting a day and flying on the 19th so that she could celebrate. I might just be wrong – since I am not exactly at home this year.  She continues to do well in her music, lacking any recent photos, I will play responsible parent and not post anything old or humiliating.

So, for your entertainment this day – I will give you the legend of Tuna Bridge.

Back in 2003, Disney Drive was the same long boring bit dividing the main part of camp complete with steep ditches on both sides and few places to cross. As a result, soldiers started wearing paths into the ground next to the ditch. One fine sunny day, a LTC and a CSM were hiking along and started to jump across the ditch just like they had done so many times before. Looking down, they spotted metal sticking out of the side of the ditch. Having recently completed the “IED, watch out for suspicious stuff” course, they became immediately concerned, stopped the pedestrian traffic and reported their finding.

Now picture Disney shut down while waiting for and during the EOD response. Time goes on. EOD responded and dug up ….. an unopened can of Russian Tuna. Not long after when the bridge was constructed, it was named Tuna Bridge.

The Tuna Bridge

Tuna Bridge

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4 Responses to Tuna Bridge

  1. Diane says:

    The Tuna Bridge story gave me a good laugh! Sometimes truth is much stranger, and funnier, than any fiction.

  2. Steve says:

    when I commented about the Ag…, ha ha, you send this story out and DON’T expect a comment? Well, all I can say is….
    H A L I B U T T H A T ! ! !

  3. Alison says:

    That can was playing out of tuna!

  4. Cheryl says:

    It’s nice to know that the Army still retains a sense of humor!

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