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Hmm, not exactly.
If you go officer you will have to take a staff position at one point, even though you may still be with an infantry battalion.
If you go to an infantry battalion it will be very difficult to complete any college courses while active duty.
No, not at all.
Very few stay in that long on active.
Active reserve is different.
There are only so many reenlistment spots available.
Depending on your MOS, only 1 out of 4 Marines can...
Inactive duty is also known as Individual Ready Reserve.
Living situation is up to you.
You have no formal place of daily duty.
You can ,however, volunteer to be activated, as well as be required...
08-30-09, 03:17 AM
People die in training every year.
Too bad, but it happens.
The Bushmaster M242 25mm chaingun
If he's going in for LAV's it means at SOI after the basic infantry skills portion he...
08-25-09, 03:45 AM
At least this was a better then the 8000-10000 that were possibly exposed to HIV and Hepatitis.
The way the briefing went down, all persons on the objective were classified as hostile forces.
The order to treat all persons as hostile came down from (IIRC) the brigade level.
I read extensively on the topic of Lt. Calley and My Lai.
Calley was the fall guy for the whole thing.
Offences went all the way up the chain.
Capt. Medina especially should have had a longer...
R Lee is way funnier in this to then the way he was in Mail Call.
For those who haven't met him, the way he acts in Lock n' Load is the way he acts in person.
That being said, there are so many...
08-21-09, 02:01 AM
Clean gas masks.:marine:
08-20-09, 03:33 PM
Yup, same thing applies to leaders.
If you have to tell people you are, you aren't.
08-20-09, 03:30 PM
You're a 20 something model invited to the private island of an over-the-hill Vegas performer.... and you expect to NOT be sexually harassed?!
She must not have been issued common...
Make copies and get them to HHQ.
Get the Names and contact info for those that wrote them also.
So that if they dispute the validity of them, you can refer them to source.
Also get in touch...
I take it you don't have copies of the Page 11's?
Abs can be worked everyday.
Make sure you do the following stretch afterwards: facedown on the ground, hands in the push up position, keeping your pelvis planted on the ground, fully extend your...
08-17-09, 12:17 AM
I haven't been to a formal school and I know these answers.
Basic, basic crap.
But I'm here to build up and not tear down.
Supposedly he is going to be promoted to E-5 sometime soon.
08-16-09, 10:44 PM
It gets expensive, the $.59 (or whatever they are now) adds up quick.
A quick tip on ribbons:
Spray them down with Scotch Guard, it will keep the colors from running on your uniform if they get...
08-16-09, 09:55 PM
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08-16-09, 04:47 PM
My favorite topic!
Hair length and its relevance in the modern age!
There are ways to blend in.
If you can't do it with a bad haircut then you probably can't do it that well with a decent...
It sounds like your problem is that you need a pad when doing sit ups.
Lower back pains are not uncommon, eventually you just have to deal with it.
For doing sit ups on your own:
08-14-09, 04:41 PM
Yeah, it's no secret that cigarettes are bad for you.
You are eight-teen and have maybe one year in the USMC.
Sometimes it's a good idea to plan ahead but when you are as far out as you are you need to wait.
Personal situations can change rapidly. ...
Begin prep for the NCO ranks as early as possible.
Knock those MCI's out early, learn about leadership, and immerse yourself in all aspects of your MOS.
The faster you show your...
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