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Old 06-17-2009, 02:54 PM
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Thanks, but no thanks. I knew someone in the National Guard who figured he could do it at the same time that he was enrolled at a trade school. Then Katrina hit.
But that's what their for isn't it.
Otherwise it would be the train for no reason and get paid for it guard.
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Old 06-17-2009, 05:34 PM
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But that's what their for isn't it.
Otherwise it would be the train for no reason and get paid for it guard.
No disagreement. I just don't think I could handle it. Anything I do, I do full-time.
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Old 06-17-2009, 08:30 PM
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I just got back from the Army National Guard armory to meet with my recruiter and it went pretty well.
Great to hear.
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Old 06-18-2009, 02:28 AM
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The only slight problem I would have is I think the stupid school psychologists/psychiatrists or whatever may have put me down as having ADD in elementary school which is BS but since I've never taken medication for it and have maintained a 2.8 GPA or higher my HS career I should be good.
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Old 06-18-2009, 03:02 AM
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The psyciatrisats had me done since i went to counseling when my parents were divorced back around when i was 8. Its no biggie.
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Old 06-18-2009, 03:53 AM
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if you were to ask my mom, shed tell you that i've been joining the service since i was 5. i'm pretty much set on the Air Force, maybe doing a little of everything, Special Ops, crew chief on Planes/choppers, Security Forces, etc. I just want to get experience and i want to paintball while i do it!
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Old 06-18-2009, 04:35 AM
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Does having moderate color blindness completely kill my chances in military and police? I just mess up blue and purple sometimes, but I was wondering.

I think of in "Little Miss Sunshine" how the kid who refused to talk until he joined the airforce flipped out when he learned he was color blind and couldn't join.
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Old 06-18-2009, 05:03 AM
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Take this color blindness test

http://www.toledo-bend.com/colorblind/Ishihara.asp
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Old 06-18-2009, 05:57 AM
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I know in the CF color blindness will only keep you out of pilot or intelligence, I don't imagine it's much different in the US.

Far as deployment goes, it's very easy to say thats the reason the military exists when it's just an academic exercise. It's alot harder to live it. You don't really realise it until it happens, but you're not putting your life on hold, you're walking away from it. World keeps turning while you're gone and the life you come home to is not the one you left. I wouldn't open myself up to that at any time whether I volunteer or not.
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Old 06-18-2009, 03:59 PM
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Far as deployment goes, it's very easy to say thats the reason the military exists when it's just an academic exercise. It's alot harder to live it. You don't really realise it until it happens, but you're not putting your life on hold, you're walking away from it. World keeps turning while you're gone and the life you come home to is not the one you left. I wouldn't open myself up to that at any time whether I volunteer or not.
Well I'm not so concerned about that, the only reason I'm going to college anyway is so I have something to do when I get out of the Military. (assuming I get in that my BG check is good)

As for the world turning, well that's what you have facebook for.
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