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“Hey Chuck” isn’t really the way service men and women would address a senior officer.

But according to an interview on Time’s Battleland blog, you have a decent shot at getting away with that in Israel.

That, and other insights, are provided by Daniel Houten, an Israeli Army vet who is now completing U.S. Army basic training.

Houten gives his opinion on everything from boots to MREs – and why he decided to have a second military career under the flag of a different nation – in One Private, Two Armies.

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