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By Jon R. Anderson, Staff writer
When military doctors told Army cavalry scout Sgt. Joe Kashnow they were going to cut off his leg after a roadside blast in Iraq, he wanted them to promise one thing.
“When I get my prosthetic,” he told them, “I want it to have a secret cookie compartment.”
They didn’t get the joke. When a psychiatric team paraded through his room trying figure out what was wrong with him, he said, “I’m trying to use humor to get through the worst situation I’ve ever been in.”