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Old 10-14-2011, 04:56 PM   #131
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I was an 811X0 for 5-1/2 years. I was at Loring and Vandenburg. Perhaps we met somewhere. And as we used to say "SAC sucks."

Ellsworth, RAF Upper Heyford and F.E. Warren. Never made it to Loring or Brandenburg.

"And as we used to say "SAC sucks."" Lol, we would say "SAC salute" and everyone would shrug their shoulders in unison

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Old 11-01-2011, 11:41 PM   #132
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Old 11-02-2011, 12:31 AM   #133
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Old 11-12-2011, 06:11 PM   #134
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Old 11-21-2011, 12:47 PM   #135
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Recce navigator 4 yrs, A328x2 Airborne Early Warning radar tech 9 yrs, Flight Sim repairman 7 yrs. Retired at 20 yrs...couldn't stand civilian life worked as Chief of Maint for ATCALS for 24 years in Air Mobility Command. Finally retired when I figured out to be promoted anymore I had to go to the Pentagon.
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Old 12-01-2011, 06:57 AM   #136
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I started out as a PVT E-1 with the MOS of 31K (Wire Dog), When I made PFC, I changed to 31V (Radio repair) and was put in charge of a MP company’s commo section. Made SGT just before getting out of active and transitioned to the National Guard while using the GI Bill to go to college. I made SSG in the National Guards before becoming a ROTC Cadet and switching the SMP cadet in the Guards. I was in charge of the other Cadets (eleven cadets from MS2-MS4) and the Battalion Commo Section. Upon graduation, I received a Regular Army commission as a Signal Officer. First duty after BSOC was platoon leader for 18 months (deployed on 21 missions for a total of 432days during that time). The day after making 1LT (OE-1) I became a BSO (Battalion Signal Officer) of an ADA battalion for 16 months.
The wife gave me an ultimatum, her or the ARMY. I could only be married to one. I took six months to make the decisions. She talked me into the National Guard, where I became a company XO for a very weak company commander. After two years of beginning an XO, (14 years and seven months total time in the Military) I took off my boots.
Along the way I did Airborne, Air Assault and RIP (Range Indoctrination Program). Was deigned Ranger school, even after completing RIP, due to the fact my MOS was Combat Support and not Combat.

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Old 12-01-2011, 10:49 AM   #137
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Originally Posted by PattiPatti View Post
I'm a Naval Officer...
And I'm guessing your husband is a Chief... (I'm 99.9999995% sure that I know you, and that you've worked with my wife in the past...)

USMCR, USMC, then USMCR again for me.

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2008-Present (USMCR): 7562, CH-46E Pilot; 7596, Aviation Safety Officer

My civilian job is as a government civil servant (funded by the USMC) teaching young Marines how to be 7502 Forward Air Controllers & 8002 Joint Terminal Attack Controllers. It's awesome!
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Old 12-01-2011, 08:44 PM   #138
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During my time in the USMC (1976-1988) I was a 4321, public affairs specialist - trained as a journalist and photojournalist. Got to spend time at Norfolk, VA & Guantanamo Bay. Was transferred to Albuquerque, NM in 1982 to be the Public Affairs NCO for recruiting in New Mexico & West Texas. My last two years were spent as a production recruiter (8411), asking young men and women what made them good enough to join my Marine Corps! Some I actually let enlist...

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Old 12-22-2011, 11:06 PM   #139
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Best assignment was to the 22 TASS, Wheeler AFB, HI Four years in paradise playing in the woods with the 25th ID
Then England AFB, LA (23 TFW Flying Tigers A-10) Homestead AFB (31FW F-16, and yes, during hurticane Andrew), and out after a stretch in Barcatraz (Barksdale AFB, LA. 2nd Wing B-52s)
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Old 12-23-2011, 04:51 AM   #140
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