Posted on Jul 20, 2015
SFC(P) Senior Parachute Rigger
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Tell me when and where you recruited?
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I recruited in Atlantic City, NJ, 2010-2013. The job was horrible and stressful and I saw the bottom of the barrel when it comes to NCOs. But I'm glad I did it. I still talk to most of my recruits, none of them hate me. I recommend it, but be ready for some hard times. Hahahaha
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SSG(P) Gunnery Sergeant
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I am recruiting right now in long island ny not a fun job at all. Can't wait to get back to the line.
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SFC(P) Senior Parachute Rigger
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I agree completely
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God bless you
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MSG Brad Sand
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Recruiting can be very fun and fulfilling BUT you have to make it so. If you want it to be three terrible years, you can make it like that too. The first secret is to make mission. Having fun while you are recruiting just makes that easier.

IF you are not having fun, why?
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SSG(P) Gunnery Sergeant
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MSG Sand, I am aware you have to make mission, but on Long island in New York is one of the most difficult places to make mission. You can bring the best recruiter here and it's not going to happen.
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6F3H Long Beach California Sep 01 to May 05; plenty of toxic leadership.
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MSG Brad Sand
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There has always been toxic leadership...some times were worse than others. You were recruiting at a time when National attitudes toward service were actually pretty high. Trust me, it could have been worse, but those day made the best stories.
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