Much like Hurley's rotund ass made it onto Korean television
during Jin's Season 1 flashback, Sayid was on TV in the US Army recruiting office Kate dipped into to see her "dad."
Cool, I guess. The swarthy and hirsute (yet sexy!) are criminally underrepresented in the media, so any facetime is a good look. Narratively, though, it doesn't make a lot of sense. What channel are they watching, some sort of closed-circuit Pentagon torture feed?
Is that how LOST thinks they get our best and brightest to sign their lives away on that dotted line? Shouldn't they be watching dudes rock-climbing, jumping out of airplanes, and returning home to sneer condescendingly at their wimpy, loser, friends?