My wife never quite got the hang of the 24-hour military clock. One day she called the base orderly room to speak with me. The person who answered told her to call me at the extension in the band rehearsal hall.
"He can be reached at 4700, Ma'am," the soldier advised.
With a sigh of exasperation, my wife responded, "And just what time is that?"
On the base a Private First Class (PFC) was working in the car repair shop. The phone rang. He answered. The man on the phone asked, "When will my car be fixed?"
The PFC replied, "Can't talk now I am working on some annoying General's car."
The man asked, "Do you know who this is?"
"This is the ANNOYING GENERAL!"
The PFC quickly asked, "Well, do you know who this is?"