Bayonet practice is one of those things that nobody wants to do. But you’d better not let one of the DIs (Drill Instructors) hear you badmouthing it. They don’t care for recruits having opinions. Hell, they don’t care for recruits, period. We’d been at it for half an hour or so and you could feel the pervasive tension. Everyone was ready to call it quits, except for the instructor.
"Boozer--R. Henry Combs,"
Journal of Military Experience: Vol. 2
, Article 9.
Available at: https://encompass.eku.edu/jme/vol2/iss2/9