Sometimes the only way to make sure a job is done (and done right) is to do it yourself… Even when that job is taking a sledgehammer to the department copier to ensure that it’s well, truly, and undeniably broken—whatever it takes to get the pencil pushers off their butts and get something useful accomplished.
This hardened division lead shared their story on Reddit’s r/MilitiousCompliance subreddit, a community for sharing malicious compliance from within the military. They report that they weren’t fond of dealing with being run around or any of that sort of malarky and tomfoolery, so when their division’s copier (which was essential to their work) stopped functioning properly, they sought to solve the problem. They ran into issues with the supply officer, who claimed that the copier was still technically functioning and refused to replace it—cue malicious compliance.
Read on. Next, check out this jerk sergeant who got to drive around in his ice-cold vehicle after being rude to a mechanic.