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I have orders to bragg and need to make sure I go there. Iv tried everything in my power to go. I was a
92R and broke my leg at airborne school, they reclosed me and made me a Culinary Specialist. I had orders as a 92R to bragg to begin with, when I broke my leg I lost all hope. so me getting bragg was very important to me. My orders have been "suspended" from what I have been told and I don't even have a report date and am flagged. I blew a .212 at the MP station, I take full overship of what I did, now its just the right words to say it when I speak to the BN commander. What should I say?
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If you have read some of my other posts, it should be obvious that I love genealogy. I have had experiences with the Sons of American Revolution and Sons of Confederate veterans.

What I wanted extra help with (from you gurus) is where to go find Civil War documents and pensions. My ancestor was in the National Guard and only served 100 days. It's making it much harder.

http://www.suvcw.org/
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I have been collecting disability compensation from the VA since October 2012 and I am also using my Post 9/11 GI Bill to attend college. I really miss the camaraderie and brotherhood I felt while in the military. I really want to join the Army reserves or the National Guard so I can still attend college but be part of the military again. Would I have to cancel all of my disability compensation? Is that even possible? Some one help me out. Thanks.
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I am a Combat Engineer, and have been in a line unit for the entirety of my career. Have graduated both WLC and ALC, and have served as a Squad Leader for the last 20 months. I am looking for a little insight from anyone that has gone back through OSUT as a prior service Army NCO or from any former Drill Sergeants as to what I should expect. Thank you in advance.
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I was just asked for a more recent certificate since mine is dated from 2013. I went on ALMS and that says I'm 100% complete and doesn't show an expiration date.
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Hello,
It's been a bit challenging for me as to getting some consensus on where I stand regarding my competitiveness for OCS. So I figured I'd just post everything here. I am 35 with a Bachelors of Arts at GPA 2.9 (yes, I know what your thinking). GT 121, AFPT 251, 2 AAR's, 8 years experience as an assistant professor overseas prior to service. Honor Grad from BCT. AFPT award from AIT (it was over 280 back then). On average I max pushups, my sit-ups are decent but my run time suffered alot being that I'm in the ER. Run time took a dive (from a 14:00 to 17:00). Seemed to happen to everyone I meet around my duty station.

I am currently working on getting my PT up to a 270. Thoughts?

If your wondering about my age and rank I joined pretty late at 33 years of age.
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I'm interested in joining the Air Force as a prior service an going throug the school. Is this possible?
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The latest tragedy of gun violence against the LGBTQ community is just a continuance of the attack in the SC church, the campus shootings, Navy Yard assault, Theater attack, and assaults upon our children at schools. Assault weapons are the issue, not "guns." How do we fix this?
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What would you do if some loud-mouth moron tried to publicly "out" you for "Stolen Valor" because they didn't believe you ever served?
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Remember to keep it professional. We can fill in the blanks if needed.
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Here's the background. You're a senior E5. Your troops are in formation and you're handing out work for the day. You hand out an assignment to a fresh E2 with less than a year in and only a few months at your command. They blatantly complain and tell you to choose someone else. You calmly tell them they will do this task and they tell you to shove it and give it to someone else. How do you react?
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This has always been a pet peeve of mine.  We form up in full Winter APFUs because it's friggin cold outside, and the 1SG tells us to take our pants off. WHY? It's COLD!

Am I the only person in the military who gets cold when my legs are exposed to cold air and wind? We usually just stand there waiting for who knows what to start the formation usually after it was supposed to begin. I once had to take an APFT at Ft. Huachuca while it was 30° with a really cold wind. We had to take off our pants for that one. Too cold. Way too cold. Am I just bitching? Is this because I am a Floridian?

All I really want to know is why do senior NCOs make this call? Can't we take the pants off when we actually start PT?
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What say you? Make it clear and unambiguous. One possible text:

"The right of the people to defend themselves, their property and their Nation being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms shall not be infringed."
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Reenlisted for 68A biomedical equipment specialist from 91L engineer mechanic I am also airborne and want to know if I'll go on airborne assignment and If I could end up in hospital .
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So, I know very well this may open a can of worms however, I would love to hear some responses on this topic. The deal is: The CG has a policy here that every able person will attend the Fort Campbell AA school. I for one have no problem with this. The problem I do have is being forced to send soldiers that do not want to attend or are not ready to attend. I have been running an "AA PT program" for about 3 weeks now. The previous one just wasn't producing enough ready soldiers. I am doing everything im my power to get these soldiers ready, however the majority of them are not physically ready. This is what I am trying to improve on. The rest just don't want to attend in the cold weather. I know there are some of you out there with this same issue. I would love to hear how you are dealing with it or motivating your soldiers to go in the cold.
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Example: can a soldier be involuntarily separated under Chapter 14 if they have already received an Article 15 for the same offense?
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