Posted on Nov 29, 2014
SFC Joe S. Davis Jr., MSM, DSL
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RETIREMENT CALL OF DUTY SHARE/READ OF THE DAY

I was looking at my DD 214 Member Copy 1 and 4. It states in section 18 (remarks)," SUBJECT TO ACTIVE DUTY RECALL BY THE SECRETARY OF THE ARMY". I wonder why it says that. Need some insight RP nation. I guess that saying on the Army bumper sticker, "Retired but still serving is serving" is so true. Well for me I would put back on my uniform and grab my weapon and lead the charge.

Roger that!, I appreciate all service.
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MAJ Robert (Bob) Petrarca
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If the situation were bad enough for them to recall my lard-ass, I sure would.
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SSG Jim Schimon
SSG Jim Schimon
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I would with out a problem scouts out.I am still that snake in the grass
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Sgt Roger Smith
Sgt Roger Smith
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I would white beard & all!
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SFC Kevin L Johnson Sr
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PO1 Orlando Miller
PO1 Orlando Miller
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With my high blood pressure, glaucoma and cataracts, I'll do my best to hit the enemy. But listen, I may need an occasional nap at noon and a PT waiver. Other than that, I'm ready.
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GySgt William Hardy
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I can answer that question to a point....
I was retired. I had 11 and a half years active duty with a tour in Vietnam in 1969-70. I retired around 1994 with about 22 years credit and at the rank of SFC. Then 9/11 happened. I was unable to do anything at the time due to situation I was in caring for my elderly father. In 2004 he passed away and shortly after that I visited my NG recruiter where my old unit was located. I was 55 at the time and the recruiter had a chuckle. He said if I passed the physical he would push my paperwork through. I passed with flying colors and good to his word, a month later I had been accepted and was back in uniform. I then set about looking for a unit going to Iraq. I finally found one. I telephoned the new commander of the unit and talked to him personally. A few weeks later I received a letter transferring me to his unit. Shortly after that we began forming (this was a new unit with all new people) and we started the processing in for active duty. When that was completed we combined our 2-week summer training with our pre-deployment training. After nearly 4 months of training, we got on a plane and headed for Iraq. That was in 2006 ... I turned 57 a few days after we started our training.

So yes I would serve, but I didn't need to be asked.
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SGT On My Butt
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GOD BLESS YA
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Col Pat Nance
Col Pat Nance
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You're a damned good man.
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SPC William Szkromiuk
SPC William Szkromiuk
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Semper Fi Gunny! I salute you!
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PO1 Orlando Miller
PO1 Orlando Miller
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Hell, you have the makings of a movie right there Gunny. Proud of you.... I will certainly tell your story to the candy a** Gen-Xer's I work with.
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SGT Richard H.
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I would go willingly if they recalled me. I assume because of the time that's passed I'd automatically be advanced to CSM.

Hey, go ahead and giggle, but it worked for "SSG" Bergdahl.
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CSM John Mead
CSM John Mead
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SGT Richard H. - I'm hardly out of shape, but I'm a 66+ amputee. That leaves me out, unless the proverbial s*** hits the fan.
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SGT Richard H.
SGT Richard H.
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CSM John Mead - It's me that's out of shape...not that I couldn't fight, but I'm far from the 300 pt scoring sub-2 hour road marching Infantryman I was 28 years ago.
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CSM John Mead
CSM John Mead
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SGT Richard H. yeah, you and me both. I retired 23 years ago with 26 under the belt and then volunteered for recall in '03, which was my mistake, hence nothing below the right knee. I could always be a fixed emplacement.
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PO1 Orlando Miller
PO1 Orlando Miller
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LMAO....
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