While his luggage was within the limits of the military standards, it was too heavy for the commercial airline. It was above even the over-sized luggage requirement, so after much deliberation the airport personnel kindly told Michael to get rid of x-amount of weight in his bag. When questioned where he should put it, the man shrugged.His troubles began at the airport.
Michael’s not-so-trusty cab driver did take him to a base. Unfortunately, not the correct base. When he learned he was at the incorrect base, he then had to get on another cab and pay more euros for a cab to the correct destination.