THEY ARE NOT MEN …..THEY ARE “GENTLEMEN”

Dedicated to all those unknown unsung and unwept soldiers ,Who were killed at the first sight by the dead drop looks ……….. For you contours are easy to read than the city maps ,You feel comfortable in jungles and get lost in metros.For you time is in hundred hours, 3 ‘ O clock is a direction,Distance is always in multiples of hundred meters and you keep on loosing North.When people meet near pubs, cafes and discs.You meet near water tanks, bridges and culverts.For you Kenwood and Motorola are familiar brands of Radio setsand Apple and Blackberry are fruits.You never knew cars, mobiles and bikes also had series.The only series you know is the AK’s.You names of all Tanzeems,but do not know the name of IPL teams.Stamps on your passport are of Congo and Sudanwhere as others go to US, UK and Japan.You remember the raising days,but forget the anniversaries and birthdays.When others talk of CEO and COO,You only know C with only one O.For you lol and asap is greekand you even look for them in Appx ‘C’.When others talk of Pune, Bangalore and Gurgaonyou talk of Poonch, Lalgarh and Bongaigaon.For you ,The Safety Honour and Welfare of your Country comes first , Always and Every Time .and women will be from Venus and not from Mars, always and every time.For you green and blue are own,Red and pink are danger zones.For you the choice of arms was more painful than the break upand chasing girls tougher than the march up.You will travel 500 miles to meet her ,But will expect her to walk the last five steps.You can take darbar of 120 rusty men for three hours,But will be afraid to speak three magical words.You will crack any code or language ,But one line message of her’swith few dots and exclamation marks will confuse you.For all those who thinks he is a flirt ,He will be the last man standing ,True to his vows and words………
I hope it can describe this unique creed of MEN…from Indian Army

14 Replies to “THEY ARE NOT MEN …..THEY ARE “GENTLEMEN””

  1. read your blog for the first time today,
    you ‘ve captured the fauji emotion very well ma’am
    could relate to it as my wife too feels the same way
    looking fwd to reading more of your blogs
    regards

  2. just came across this blog, and just loved reading every line and every word of it.. m not a soldiers wife/gf but hv been from a fauzi background.. and i must tell, i just get amazed by the clan of fauzis… i have always felt that special aura whenever i got to visit ima /nda with such energetic,cheerful faces and just to know about their bonding with their own course/regiment mates, dedication n respect for their own institution… its just incredible…. looking forward for more of your writings… best wishes 🙂

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