F Troop - Happy Birthday, Bald Eagle
Posted on: October 28, 2005
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The troops celebrate the birthday of a Native American, or at least Don Rickles in redface practicing some racist stereotyping.
WARNING:This clip may be offensive to Native American/First Nation peoples.
The stars of this military farce were the gallant incompetents of F Troop at Fort Courage, somewhere west of the Missouri, in post-Civil War days. The CO was the wide-eyed, bumbling Captain Parmenter, who had been promoted from private during the closing days of the war when he accidentally led a charge in the wrong direction, toward the enemy.