Beetle and his buddies need to get out of Camp Swampy once in a while. Scenery can provide a breath of fresh air for the strip. Of course, that doesn't stop Beetle from complaining.
A "bivouac" is defined as "a temporary camp without tents or cover, used especially by soldiers." When Sarge takes his men on one of these expeditions, he makes sure they bring the proper equipment.
In this strip, Beetle has his own interpretations of military terms.
Sarge makes sure the men appreciate the General's choice for a campsite.
This campsite is too windy for Beetle.
Sometimes the General comes along.
Beetle always manages to get some shut eye, no matter where he is.
Next week, we will look at some of the furry creatures the men encounter when they're out in the wild, so be sure to check back.
– Brian Walker