Top comments on “Caption This” photos

By Staff Sgt. Carlin Leslie
Air Force Social Media

A day without laughter is a day wasted.”
– Charlie Chaplin

With the “Caption This” posts on our Facebook and Twitter pages we strive to bring some joy to everyone’s day. In these posts, you, the fans, share thousands of comments to create comedy gold. Thousands of comments are typed in and we had a tough time whittling it down to our top picks. It was a tough job, but everyone on the Air Force Social Media team compiled their favorites from the past seven “Caption This” posts.

Make sure to read through our top choices to see if we chose your caption!

SEPTEMBER 1, 2015:

Staff Sgt. Alexander (left), 9th Operational Support Squadron, gives instructions to a U-2 pilot during a combat survival course in the Tahoe National Forest near Nevada City, California, Aug. 18, 2015. After attending Survival, Evasion, Resistance, and Escape school, Airmen are required refresher survival training every three to five years. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Robert M. Trujillo/Released)
Staff Sgt. Alexander (left), 9th Operational Support Squadron, gives instructions to a U-2 pilot during a combat survival course in the Tahoe National Forest near Nevada City, California, Aug. 18, 2015. After attending Survival, Evasion, Resistance, and Escape school, Airmen must take refresher survival training every three to five years. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Robert M. Trujillo/Released)

1) What year is it? 2015. It worked! – David Gooden

2) I told you not to press the red button!
– Dave Hodgkiss

3) “What are you doing?” “Santa called in for backup.”
– Mike Ropes


AUGUST 21, 2015:

U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Jason Watson, a 354th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron crew chief, inspects an 18th Aggressor Squadron F-16 Fighting Falcon, Aug. 19, 2015, prior to the launch of a RED FLAG-Alaska (RF-A) 15-3 sortie from Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska. Airmen with the 354th Maintenance Group ensure the Aggressors can maximize training for participants of RF-A, a Pacific Air Forces commander-directed field training exercise for U.S. and partner nation forces, providing combined offensive counter-air, interdiction, close air support and large force employment training in a simulated combat environment. (U.S. Air Force photo by 1st Lt. Elias Zani/Released)
Airman 1st Class Jason Watson, a 354th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron crew chief, inspects an 18th Aggressor Squadron F-16 Fighting Falcon, Aug. 19, 2015, prior to the launch of a RED FLAG-Alaska (RF-A) 15-3 sortie from Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska. Airmen with the 354th Maintenance Group ensure the Aggressors can maximize training for participants of RF-A, a Pacific Air Forces commander-directed field training exercise for U.S. and partner nation forces, providing combined offensive counter-air, interdiction, close air support and large force employment training in a simulated combat environment. (U.S. Air Force photo by 1st Lt. Elias Zani/Released)

1) Affirmative sir. I’m pretty sure you parked on Rapunzel’s head. – Greg Baird

2) This is gonna take a while. You’re stuck in a giant piece of chewing gum. – Nick Johnson

3) Well sir, it’s a strange enemy tactic for sure, but somebody done lassoed this airplane. – Tim Stevens

AUGUST 11, 2015:

A 493rd Fighter Squadron F-15C Eagle co-piloted by Gen. Frank Gorenc, U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa commander, taxis down the runway followed by the 48th Fighter Wing commander, Col. Robert Novotny, at Royal Air Force Lakenheath, England, Aug. 6, 2015. During his visit, Gorenc recognized exceptional Airmen and discussed key Air Force topics. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Erin O’Shea/Released)
A 493rd Fighter Squadron F-15C Eagle co-piloted by Gen. Frank Gorenc, U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa commander, taxis down the runway followed by the 48th Fighter Wing commander, Col. Robert Novotny, at Royal Air Force Lakenheath, England, Aug. 6, 2015. During his visit, Gorenc recognized exceptional Airmen and discussed key Air Force topics. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Erin O’Shea/Released)

1) “Yeah, Bob. I’m gonna be in late today. The traffic on the highway is insane, and some nut ahead of me just has no clue which way he’s heading!” – Bill Byatt

2) Colonel, putting your hand out the window while driving fast does not make you an airplane. Now lets get you back to your office. – Nickolaus Bishop

3) No, you are NOT CLEARED for an afterburner takeoff! – Rick Post

JULY 27, 2015:

Master Sgt. Todd Boren and Staff Sgt. Gregory Carter, 5th Security Forces Squadron ranger assessment course cadre members, push Staff Sgt. Miguel Garcia, a 5th SFS member, into the pool for a water confidence exercise during pre-ranger training at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., July 15, 2015. To pass the course, Airmen like Garcia are required to complete a Ranger Physical Assessment, combat water survival assessment, 12-mile foot march, and day and night combined land navigation. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Christian Sullivan/Released)
Master Sgt. Todd Boren and Staff Sgt. Gregory Carter, 5th Security Forces Squadron ranger assessment course cadre members, push Staff Sgt. Miguel Garcia, a 5th SFS member, into the pool for a water confidence exercise during pre-ranger training at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., July 15, 2015. To pass the course, Airmen like Garcia are required to complete a Ranger Physical Assessment, combat water survival assessment, 12-mile foot march, and day and night combined land navigation. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Christian Sullivan/Released)

1) In case of a combat water survival assessment, your training rifle may be used as a flotation device.
– Aaron Chris

2) I thought you said “TRUST ME!!!!” – Judie Paranuk

3) Off you go into the blue cool water. ..!!!
– Bingky Mariano

JULY 22, 2015:

Airmen and Soldiers watch as paratroopers parachute over Krumuvo Air Base, Bulgaria, July 16, 2015. The airdrop was a part of an air show that showcased not only personnel drops, but also emergency medical evacuation procedures. The U.S. is committed to supporting Bulgaria’s continued integration into NATO as an important member of the alliance. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Nicole Sikorski/Released)
Airmen and Soldiers watch as paratroopers parachute over Krumuvo Air Base, Bulgaria, July 16, 2015. The airdrop was a part of an air show that showcased not only personnel drops, but also emergency medical evacuation procedures. The U.S. is committed to supporting Bulgaria’s continued integration into NATO as an important member of the alliance. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Nicole Sikorski/Released)

1) Who gave Carl the keys to the C-130 again?!
– Reggie Mans

2) “How did you get up there Lt?” – Colby Hicks

3) Back to the drawing board… – Dan Burgess

JULY 1, 2015:

Tech. Sgt. Matthew Bingaman, a 386th Expeditionary Civil Engineer Squadron explosive ordnance disposal technician, returns from a manual approach to an improvised explosive device training scenario June 25, 2015 in Southwest Asia. Even as a 16-year EOD veteran, Bingaman continually trains to safely handle live explosives. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Brittany E. Jones/Released)
Tech. Sgt. Matthew Bingaman, a 386th Expeditionary Civil Engineer Squadron explosive ordnance disposal technician, returns from a manual approach to an improvised explosive device training scenario June 25, 2015, in Southwest Asia. Even as a 16-year EOD veteran, Bingaman continually trains to safely handle live explosives. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Brittany E. Jones/Released)

1) “After years of space travel alone, Bob finally lands on mars only to discover this sign.” – Brenden Murphy

2) I see the Earthlings have already been here.
– Larena Gail Sellers Miranda

3) *Cue explosion* *Cue music* “Cool guys don’t look at explosions.”  – Nick Ritchie

JUNE 16, 2015:

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Dakota Brightwell, 20th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron crew chief, launches a 79th Fighter Squadron fighter pilot out of the “hot pit” area after his aircraft was refueled, Jan. 10, 2013, Shaw Air Force Base, S.C. Fuels operators and crew chiefs such as Brightwell performed hot pit refueling procedures for both the 55th and 79th Fighter Squadrons. Hot pit refueling is a procedure usually performed in a combat situation to rapidly refuel aircraft while their engines are running resulting in a speedy refuel to thrust pilots back into the fight. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Kenny Holston/Released)
Senior Airman Dakota Brightwell, 20th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron crew chief, launches a 79th Fighter Squadron fighter pilot out of the “hot pit” area after his aircraft was refueled, Jan. 10, 2013, Shaw Air Force Base, S.C. Fuels operators and crew chiefs such as Brightwell performed hot pit refueling procedures for both the 55th and 79th Fighter Squadrons. Hot pit refueling is a procedure usually performed in a combat situation to rapidly refuel aircraft while their engines are running resulting in a speedy refuel to thrust pilots back into the fight. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Kenny Holston/Released)

1) Put your hands in the air and wave’em round like you just don’t care… – Clive Irulgalbandara

2) “Wait…wait…Dave you forgot your lunch bag!”
– Mark Turner

3) HEY! Over here is your parking spot! – A Douglas Frady

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