|He said: When I was a newly commissioned Lieutenant in the Army, I was assigned as a temporary assistant in an administrative office in a Military Intelligence unit.|
One day, a long memo came around with a cover sheet instructing all assigned officers to read it and initial it as indication of their compliance. I figured it meant me too, so I read and initialed it.
But, a few days later, it came back addressed specifically to me. An attached note read, `You are not permanently assigned to this unit and are thus not an authorized signee. Please erase your initials and initial your erasure.`