20 Telltale Signs You’ve Served Time In The Military

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Many ex-military personnel will often downplay their service, perhaps preferring not to draw attention to it. However, they can still have plenty of habits that are a dead giveaway. Indeed, from incredible ironing skills to overusing a certain condiment, here are 20 tell-tale signs that you’ve spent time in the armed forces.

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20. Any floor can be a bed

Soldiers don’t always have the luxury of a mattress to crash on. Indeed, whether they’re on a tour of duty or just training, service personnel often have rest wherever they happen to be. So if you notice someone making a hard floor look like the world’s softest blanket, you’ll know why.

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19. You’re an ironing master

Are your clothes consistently devoid of creases, except in exactly the right places? You may just have served in the military. Yes, army personnel are well-known for their attention to detail when it comes to ironing. After all, exquisite presentation is all part and parcel of military life.

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