“Second Platoon, reporting as ordered,” Staff Sergeant Romero said in a clear voice.
“Excellent,” responded the civilian efficiency consultant, turning his back momentarily to pick up a large stack of fill in the blanks questionnaires. “I have a PowerPoint presentation to explain these for you, and then . . . ”
He turned back around to find the marquee tent empty.
“That’s odd,” he mused out loud, “third time this week.”