A new recruit was on sentry duty at the main gate. His orders were clear. No car was to enter unless it had a special sticker on the windshield. A big Navy car came up with an Admiral seated in the back. The sentry said,
"Halt, who goes there?"
The chauffeur, a Third Class Petty Officer says,
"I'm sorry, I can't let you through. You've got to have a sticker on the windshield."
The Admiral said,
The sentry said,
"Hold it! You really can't come through. I have orders to shoot if you try driving in without a sticker."
The Admiral repeated,
"I'm telling you, son, drive on!"
The sentry walked up to the rear window and said,
"Admiral, I'm new at this. Do I shoot you or the driver?"