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Any military in the house?
« on: March 08, 2012, 05:34:09 pm »
Just checking the waters to see if any other service members are BYOACers and if anybody is currently near the Benning School for Boys. 

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Re: Any military in the house?
« Reply #1 on: March 08, 2012, 06:54:29 pm »
Former military....12 years subs.

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Re: Any military in the house?
« Reply #2 on: March 08, 2012, 07:07:12 pm »
Word.  Going on 10 currently.  Doorkicker. 

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Re: Any military in the house?
« Reply #3 on: March 08, 2012, 07:10:08 pm »
Just a baby, Only did 4 years but they were the best 4 years of my life!!  Navy AO CVN74

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Re: Any military in the house?
« Reply #4 on: March 08, 2012, 08:17:05 pm »
Just a baby, Only did 4 years but they were the best 4 years of my life!!  Navy AO CVN74

I-Y-A-O-U-A-S



Haha, had to google that one.  Too many letters for us ground pounders to remeber.   ;D

One of my closest friends was a squid before he commisioned into the Army.  He was never on a carrier or sub though.  He pulled destroyer duty I think.  CVN74 is the John Stennis right?

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Re: Any military in the house?
« Reply #5 on: March 08, 2012, 08:27:33 pm »
Nuke Reactor Operator

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Re: Any military in the house?
« Reply #6 on: March 08, 2012, 08:31:58 pm »
Nuke Reactor Operator

Two years of schooling for that one right?  When I first started I was a linguist and they told us the only school longer was nuke. 

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Re: Any military in the house?
« Reply #7 on: March 09, 2012, 01:34:52 am »
Yeah I heard nuke school is rough!! My school was like 15 mins in Pensacola.

CVN 74 is the good old John C, Same carrier that gets sunk in Transformers 2, I got out 2 weeks before they filmed on it.

Off the subject by I finally registered for school ( ITT ) post 911 GI Bill all the way!! I start next week, Starting with IT but im think about the electronics degree to so I may change.




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Re: Any military in the house?
« Reply #8 on: March 09, 2012, 05:41:01 am »
Two years total and a number of different schools.  Nuke Power School was by far, the hardest.  A lot of material to absorb.  At the same time, you were living in Orlando, Fl.....a little bit of a distraction.  It was a great experience though.  I would stick with IT, there are more opportunities there versus Electronics.  Also, work with the ITT job placement person to get an internship.  Getting an IT job can be challenging without some practical experience.  Once you get your foot in the door it is a great job.  I currently work in IT.

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Re: Any military in the house?
« Reply #9 on: March 09, 2012, 10:49:19 am »
Thanks for maintaining our freedom, guys.  You are appreciated. :cheers:

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Re: Any military in the house?
« Reply #10 on: March 09, 2012, 10:52:21 am »
Language school was in Monterey, as I private I lived on old Fort Ord and could see the beach from my house.  Coming out of the midwest with a new young wife into the west coast and the military life was a helluva adjustment.  I look back on those years fondly, especially after being stationed places like Polk, LA. 

Jimmy,  :cheers:.

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Re: Any military in the house?
« Reply #11 on: March 09, 2012, 12:12:28 pm »
I do remember transferring to San Diego and having to make ends meet on E-5 salary.  Not fun.

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Re: Any military in the house?
« Reply #12 on: March 09, 2012, 01:27:39 pm »
Yeah after school I was in San Diego for a couple of months before our ship returned from a tour. Verys expensive living, especially on Coronado island. Living in Utah my whole life it was a wake up call with all the poverty (San Diego) there compared to home. Nice vacation but I would never live there.

After that we moved up to Bremerton WA lol big difference!! But we all had our own Barracks, I had my Alienware laptop, Xbox live, High Speed internet and Domino's delivered straight to the door! Our ship was in a 10 month dry dock and our division only worked a couple of hours a day. That's when I learned the amazing world of Emulators.

With doing 2 dry docks in 4 years I only got to do one 7 month tour. Dubai, Malaysia, Singapore and Hawaii.  Not a huge tour but it was fun.

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Re: Any military in the house?
« Reply #13 on: March 09, 2012, 01:36:46 pm »
Dubai, Malaysia, Singapore and Hawaii.  Not a huge tour but it was fun.

Aaaand now I remember why I shouldve been a squid.  Beats the hell out of Aghanistan, Iraq, Aghanistan.....

I would love to go back to Monterey for another tour, being an O3 in Cali vs being an E3 in Cali makes a huge difference in QOL I imagine. 

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Re: Any military in the house?
« Reply #14 on: March 09, 2012, 07:35:55 pm »
My brother and I served in Desert Storm together.  He was in the desert of Saudi Arabia.  I was in the air conditioned submarine. 

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Re: Any military in the house?
« Reply #15 on: March 22, 2012, 01:19:18 pm »
Army IT, DC

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Re: Any military in the house?
« Reply #16 on: March 22, 2012, 08:18:49 pm »
Army IT, DC

Belvoir?  If so one of my best friends retired (last year I think) out of there, John Dunn, he was an MI geek tho so probably wouldn't have crossed paths too much.  Nice to hear from another green-suitor though  :cheers:

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Re: Any military in the house?
« Reply #17 on: March 22, 2012, 08:46:19 pm »
Never in the service, and I dont want to derail this topic.
But I would just like to say thanks to all the guys and gals who have served or who are serving now.
My hat's off to you, and DaOld Man says "Great job!"

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Re: Any military in the house?
« Reply #18 on: March 23, 2012, 05:54:10 am »
Thank you!

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Re: Any military in the house?
« Reply #19 on: March 25, 2012, 12:36:31 am »
Thank you for your service guys. That can never be said enough. Game on!

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Re: Any military in the house?
« Reply #20 on: March 28, 2012, 02:37:30 pm »
I'm surprised this hasn't skirted PnRnN - god I love the look of that.
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Re: Any military in the house?
« Reply #21 on: March 31, 2012, 11:20:33 am »
Hey guys! I'm new here just putting up a flag.

I served in Iraq am disabled vet now but I miss it so much.

<----- that picture is my 5 ton truck after an I E D.

I've been blown up a lot Lol...

Anyways I don't work and I'm home all day... So lets have fun building an arcade!

Thanks to my fellow vets! And a big thanks to people whom are still serving!

 
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Re: Any military in the house?
« Reply #22 on: April 01, 2012, 06:11:46 am »
Thank you for your service.  The second Iraq war was a lot different than the first where my brother and I served.

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Re: Any military in the house?
« Reply #23 on: April 01, 2012, 10:18:41 am »
what year we're you there?
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Re: Any military in the house?
« Reply #24 on: April 01, 2012, 10:44:07 am »
Hey guys! I'm new here just putting up a flag.

I served in Iraq am disabled vet now but I miss it so much.


Who were you with and when were you over? 

For me:

4th Brigade 10th MTN - Afghanistan 2006, Zabul
2/2 SCR - Iraq 2008, Baghdad, Baqubah
2/2 SCR - Afghanistan 2011, Zabul

Appreciate the sacrifice, being blown up sucks.  I've had the "pleasure" a few times but luckily nothing that did any serious bodily harm.  I did pick up a weird skin disorder the first time I was in the 'stan that hasn't been properly id'd by the Docs yet.  My wife thinks it's leprosy but nothing important has fallen off yet. 

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Re: Any military in the house?
« Reply #25 on: April 01, 2012, 11:05:40 am »
1/321 FAR ( ABN ) Bravo Battery

Deployed with 101st Screaming Eagle to F.O.B Speicher 2005-2006

Was convoy security and sall the best/worst times of my life.

Been all the way to Syria and about an hour south of Baghdad.

I have so much stories to tell , but who would listen is the real question lol.
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Re: Any military in the house?
« Reply #26 on: April 01, 2012, 11:50:50 am »
1/321 FAR ( ABN ) Bravo Battery

Deployed with 101st Screaming Eagle to F.O.B Speicher 2005-2006

Was convoy security and sall the best/worst times of my life.

Been all the way to Syria and about an hour south of Baghdad.

I have so much stories to tell , but who would listen is the real question lol.
  :embarassed:

My last AO in Iraq ran north of FOB Grizly all the way to the Syrian border.  There's a whole lot of nuthin out that way.  Tell all the stories you want bro, somebody around here will lend an ear. 

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Re: Any military in the house?
« Reply #27 on: April 01, 2012, 10:17:15 pm »
Naaa I'll keep that for vets.yuku.com

That's a site to rant military stuff on....


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Re: Any military in the house?
« Reply #28 on: April 20, 2012, 10:48:42 pm »
See avatar.  Combat engineer.

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« Reply #29 on: April 20, 2012, 11:25:31 pm »
Word, I noticed that earlier.  Welcome.  Always nice to have a fellow ground pounder in the mix.  Do you like jokes?

So this Marine is in the airport waiting on a flight.  This 7 year old boy comes up and asks if he can try on the Marine's dress cap.  The Marine, noting that the kid is on the same flight consents and smiles as the kid totally flips out at getting to wear a Marine's headgear.  The kid is running around 90 miles an hour and realizes that he needs to use the head so off he goes.  Once in the bathroom he's using a pisser next to an old crusty Seabee who happens to be waiting on a flight.  Feeling a bit... anxious, the Seabee leans over and says to the kid, "Hey, you wanna suck my dick?"  The kid looks up and says, "Oh gosh no mister, I'm not a real Marine, I just borrowed the hat."

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« Reply #30 on: April 21, 2012, 10:34:21 am »
LMAO!
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« Reply #31 on: April 21, 2012, 08:08:01 pm »
HAHA lol funny jokes

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Re: Any military in the house?
« Reply #32 on: April 22, 2012, 11:46:43 am »
Ha ha.... But I usually hear those kind if jokes about Navy.   Worked with a ton of Seabees in my day.   Good guys.

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« Reply #33 on: April 22, 2012, 11:51:23 am »
Ha ha.... But I usually hear those kind if jokes about Navy.   Worked with a ton of Seabees in my day.   Good guys.

Ya know why they have their names stitched on the ass of their pants right?

So they know who they're ---smurfing---!  ;D

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« Reply #34 on: April 22, 2012, 07:37:44 pm »
Ha ha.... But I usually hear those kind if jokes about Navy.   Worked with a ton of Seabees in my day.   Good guys.

Ya know why they have their names stitched on the ass of their pants right?

So they know who they're ---smurfing---!  ;D

Ha ha.  A hundred men go out to sea....50 couples come back.

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« Reply #35 on: April 22, 2012, 10:27:14 pm »
Ha ha.... But I usually hear those kind if jokes about Navy.   Worked with a ton of Seabees in my day.   Good guys.

Ya know why they have their names stitched on the ass of their pants right?

So they know who they're ---smurfing---!  ;D

Ha ha.  A hundred men go out to sea....50 couples come back.

You know why the Navy transports Marines?

Sheep would be too obvious. 

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« Reply #36 on: April 25, 2012, 04:17:15 pm »
I was at benning in 2010, then Ft. Lee last year.

I'm just a beginner too with about 3 1/2 years. 

Le Chuck, you Branch Infantry?

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« Reply #37 on: April 25, 2012, 05:03:43 pm »

Le Chuck, you Branch Infantry?

Queen of battle man, you bet.

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Re: Any military in the house?
« Reply #38 on: April 25, 2012, 06:01:14 pm »
Too Hooah for me...

Logistics were more my style...But we're all secretly jealous of you guys.

It's all good though...someone needs to feed you, move you and get you ammo.

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Re: Any military in the house?
« Reply #39 on: August 09, 2012, 12:00:37 pm »
Air Force, 8 years. Went to Thailand, Okinawa, Guam, Spain, Azores, Alaska and a few CONUS bases. I miss the military... but a sure don't miss the pay!