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Marines are fearless

I got a call from a guy who said he had always wanted to keep hives.  He said he was a Marine at Camp Smith in Honolulu.  He saw a swarm “manned up,” his words not mine, and caught them.  I asked him what he put them in since he didn’t have any equipment. He had them in a cardboard box, sealed very well. He brought them over and we put them in a nuc.  My wife asked how he had caught them.  He said he rolled down his sleeves, put a t shirt on his head and sunglasses.  He said he held the box under them and shook the branch.  How brave is that? He doesn’t have a place to keep them so we are going to help him out with that.