Starting next year, the Pentagon may have to justify to Congress the
number of enlisted aides the services' admirals and generals keep in
attendance.

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I was at some kind of Special Duty recruiting deal one time...when an Enlisted Aide gave a schpiel for becoming an enlisted aide...something about the "pride you feel seeing your General on CNN and knowing that you put his uniform together perfectly and that it would stand up to the scrutiny of a national audience."

Listening to the recruiting speech, the only thought I had was: "I can not imagine a more humiliating duty."