Posted on Apr 5, 2015
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SSG Robert Burns
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I was actually going to go to the Air Force but when I waked into the recruiters building, their office was at the end of the hall. The Army's was at the beginning. Someone says "hey you need some help?" I never made it to the end of the hall.
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Sgt Jack Babcock
Sgt Jack Babcock
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When I was a young boy in San Diego, I sold newspapers to the Navy Yard and Marines at MCRD, this was 1941-'42. I knew then that the Corps was for me. So in 1952 my dream came true. The Best move of my life.
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MSgt Marvin Kinderknecht
MSgt Marvin Kinderknecht
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Should have kept going my friend. Retire E-7 plus.
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SSgt Ncoic, C2 Ops Training
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Do you regret that or are you happy you stopped there?
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SrA Christopher Snell
SrA Christopher Snell
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My father was a pilot in WW2 flew 39 missions in a B17's over germany a day raider . We had a Cessna 182 and a setarbria....Me and would fly all over NE that was in my youth 8-16 years old. The war came my draft number was 12 my day said son you better go sign up so me a 2 of my school buds went to the recruiters office ..I signed up Air Force with one buddy and the other went to the Marines...I wanted to fly but only collage boys to do that..I said to the recruiter I could fly circles around any fly boy at training school right NOW...YES anyone..well no College no fly school..pissed me off..
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MSG Tom Earley
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Grandpa fought in France 1917-1918, US Army.
Dad fought in China 1943-1945, US Army.
I served as a Cavalry Scout 1982-2004, fought in Iraq, and served all over the world.
My son served 4 years in the 82nd Airborne so Army is a family tradition.
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SSgt Senior It Security Analyst
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THANK YOU! Not only for YOUR service but the lineage of service to our great nation and passing on that lineage to your son!
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1SG Terry Gibbens
1SG Terry Gibbens
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I was drafted 20 Apr 1971 spent 10 years AD went into National Guard spent 28.5 years in the Guard. DOR for E8 was Dec 1987 therefore I spent more time as an E8 than all the other ranks combined. I retired Dec 2009 from the Guard. I guess I was a senior E8.
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Cpl Elizabeth Koeneman
Cpl Elizabeth Koeneman
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My father was also Army, Vietnam. So was my brother. I broke tradition.
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PFC Signals Acquisition/Exploitation Analyst
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My dad always made us say “if you ain’t cavvvvv you ain’t shit !” Before school everyday lol
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PO2 Mark Saffell
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I love my choice. How many are lucky enough to serve onboard the USS Enterprise!!!
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PO2 Mark Saffell
PO2 Mark Saffell
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I met a few of those for the Enterprise when I went to the inactivation Ceromony
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PO2 Jimmy Bones
PO2 Jimmy Bones
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Enterprise was my last deployment, when we buzzed the strait of Taiwan in 2005ish.
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MSgt Marvin Kinderknecht
MSgt Marvin Kinderknecht
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PO2 Jimmy Bones - We had to go to Meto Power to climb up over the Enterprise. We were in EC-121's 50 feet above the water. Navy was not to happy. Also almost shot down two Navy jocks on their way back because they were not squaking. Weapons officer said get a visual. F-4 pilots had a lock-on and wanted o fire.
Navy got lucky.
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PO2 Mark Saffell
PO2 Mark Saffell
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in 1978 we almost shot down a Navy P3 because it wasn't squawking Instead we launched the alert 5. Tends to get people excited some.
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