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03-29-12, 10:18 AM #1
He made Corporal
Talked to our son today. He is being promoted to Cpl. Gets pinned on Monday! He's happy and we are, as always, proud!
03-29-12, 11:38 AM #2
Nice going Pappy, tell him Semper Fi for me.
03-29-12, 12:53 PM #3
Congratulations to your son, and to you. Time to put on the "Blood Stripe".
03-29-12, 01:06 PM #4
Thanks! Yes, he mentioned something about "having to earn it" and "sore legs for the next few days." lol!
03-29-12, 07:07 PM #5
Congrats to all.
03-29-12, 07:42 PM #6
Congrats to your son ! I do remember the sore legs !
03-30-12, 09:49 AM #7
03-30-12, 10:28 AM #8
I Think something happened to my last post but anyways, Congrats to him i know its a great honor to earn those blood stripes, my Sergeant Major told me the story about when he earned his, sound like "fun"... my cuz just got his about i think a mont ago, and he is very proud im sure this new Corporal will be too..
03-30-12, 05:00 PM #9
Congratulations to your son. I remember that was a bigger deal than making SGT....at least to a bunch of non rates.
I was with a 8 man unit when I got Corporal. Wasn't bad. I was with a huge company when I got Sgt. Prior to the ceremony, I was invited by the Master Guns to play golf with him and my GySgt the next day. It's not easy to swing a club when you feel like your arms may fall off at any time.
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