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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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Long ago, you had to reach a certain rank to get married and ask permission from your command. So the idea is not new. Just thinking how much money is spent on dependents these days. Whether it is medical or base housing. We have all seen a victim of a dependa. A young service member who gets talked into marriage at 19 and the dependa soaks up all the benefits. Sometimes this situation brings on much stress and many issues for the young service member. We all know that is a strain on unit readiness as well. So if the service member can not marry until a certain rank or time served, there would be a huge savings overall and less issues with the younger service members.....Opinions?????
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This is the flip side, what was the worst unit you were ever in or saw and why?
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Not to piss more of you off about the "Should a 2LT salute a 1LT?" thread moving to the top of the most recent discussions every 5 seconds but I haven't thought about the Warrant Officers on this subject.

So I have a 2ndLt on deck in my unit now and I asked him and our 1stLt about them saluting each other and they explained that also Warrant Officers and Chief Warrant Officers in addition to the Lieutenants never salute each other and it's widely accepted in the Marine Corps under the "one bar rule."

I'm just seeking your thoughts on this.
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This Soldier says they forgot to put "finger waves" on the not allowed list and she's gonna rock out with them. Is this authorized? Is this faddish? And why do Soldier's keep doing this to themselves making themselves famous for the wrong reasons?
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Considering Obama has pardoned Chelsea Manning, the FALN terrorist leader, and over 200 others, do you think he will pardon Bergdahl? If he does what do you think the fallout will be and if not what do you think happens to Bergdahl after Trump's inauguration?
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Please share why or why not.
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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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RP Members and Connections most of the separate Officers, NCO, and Enlisted Clubs on most bases went away during my tenure in the service and transitioned over to Community ALL Rank Clubs.

Was this a good move or a bad move? Has the move to all ranks clubs changed the services culture?

Good or bad - your feedback is welcome
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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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It took me awhile to ask this question. This has been on my mind frequently the past year. Along with the question, here a couple things you should or want to know. The person was given an entry-level separation about 3 years ago and now wants to join again and has a bachelor's degree in finance and economics if that makes a difference. He really has a passion for serving.
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I know that it's in very bad taste and a big no-no to disrespect the Commander in Chief, but what about if they've left office? Can servicemembers attack George Bush or another former POTUS because they're no longer in that soldiers chain of command?
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Soon I will become a Senior NCO and there are things we do in the Army that I never either understood or agreed with. I have sat in on a few boards and over and over see soldiers and NCO's stressed out about answering questions about NBC, preventing shock, and shouting the Soldiers & NCO Creeds. What are we promoting when we highlight a soldier who can memorize a few questions yet cant perform MOS
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