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Ill be about 5 weeks into Basic when the break begins and am not planning on heading home*. From what information I can find Ill spend those 10…

The Call of Duty\Battlefield generation seems to be obsessed with what gear youll be wearing and\or allowed to wear once you join the Army. So here…

Many vets here have deployed numerous times and I thought this was an excellent article in the Stars and Stripes. …

Can you please provide any kind of wisdom of the retirement process? Especially when it comes to the SBP and if anybody went over 20 years with some…

ALCON, I have noticed a nasty trend lately – a complete lack of respect for others. This goes directly against the Army value of Respect, and…

As a pilot program, it makes one wonder how they will determine what expertise it takes to be given what rank. This is similar to programs already in…

What a great site for active and retired NCOs. Check it out and share it with…

They should sure as h**l not have a problem getting volunteers for…

Hi guys. Long story short: Formerly AD Army, ETSed honorably after a three year contract, was IRR for another three, when I got orders for…

I am about to transition into the Army Reserve in OCT of next year so I can focus on school. However, I have searched and searched and still cant…

Ladies and Gentlemen of the 168th Infantry and 34th Infantry: Please accept this effort to express my appreciation for your efforts and initiative…

I have heard a multitude of items regarding the QMP board. One, that if a soldier is QMPed, they dont receive any benefits at all, although if a…

Did anyone do the Future Soldier Training online to get promoted before basic training? Im nearly done with it and iv been told a Commander will…

Hi all, Im wondering if anyone on here can give me some insight into re-enlisting with a change of mos. I am currently an SPC 88m 22 mo TIS which…

Looking for any info on what life will be like in Korea. I will going in April of 2015 and will not be bringing my family with me, they will be…

Ive seen a couple of different answers to the question of…what happens when you fail the first test on day 5 of Mod A. Ive read that if you fail…

Im PFC Otey, and Im married to SPC Otey we are both stationed in Alaska, we are both enrolled in the MACP program. I was recently diagnosed with a…

I am in the process of joining the Army and I have a tattoo on my thigh. That would be visible in PT shorts. I was wondering if anyone could give me…

I need some advise. My husband has been in the Army twice now, the first being released due to a back injury, he rehabilitated and went back in as…

My son arrived at reception 3 days ago. He has a pierced ear that had closed up, but not entirely, and is now on hold over for a week. Will he be…

Wondering if anyone know if a unit can hold a soldier past their ets date for being overweight? Obviously, its my situation. I have no article 15s,…

My ERB says National Guard Youth Challenge under civilian education. I was never in the National Guard; I did however enlist at 17 with a GED. Is my…

Im waiting on results whether or not I got accepted into 160th. Hoping I get in and planning ahead, what boots are authorized for wear during Green…

Hi guys im 26 and i have a few questions about joining. First am I too old to join? Second I got my GED but ive been in college for 2 years, will I…

Wondering if anyone know if a unit can hold a soldier past their ets date for being overweight? Obviously, its my situation. I have no article…

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