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1/25/2018 7:38:29 AM
Posted: 5/3/2003 2:18:37 PM EST
[Last Edit: 5/3/2003 2:19:40 PM EST by Redmanfms]
I just can't take the incessant bickering and political correctness on this site anymore. I am leaving and never coming back. Don't cry for me ARFDC, for I truly won't miss any of you shitheads. Just kidding. I leave for basic tomorrow. I hope the months of May and June are bright and warm for everybody.
Link Posted: 5/3/2003 2:21:26 PM EST
Goddamnit dont tease me. I was actually relieved to be rid of you.
Link Posted: 5/3/2003 2:22:18 PM EST
good luck
Link Posted: 5/3/2003 2:22:54 PM EST
[Last Edit: 5/3/2003 2:23:20 PM EST by Pangea]
Don't let the door hit you in your enlisted ass on the way out Maggot![:)] Thank you for your service. [USA]
Link Posted: 5/3/2003 2:26:57 PM EST
Keep some change handy for the soda machine, and don't call them "Sir", they prefer "Yo, wasup, fool....[;D]
Link Posted: 5/3/2003 2:28:00 PM EST
Bye, [LOLabove]
Link Posted: 5/3/2003 2:31:49 PM EST
Have fun, enjoy the resort.
Link Posted: 5/3/2003 2:33:21 PM EST
Link Posted: 5/3/2003 2:36:28 PM EST
Link Posted: 5/3/2003 2:37:36 PM EST
Hasta la vista, ba-bee. [;D]
Link Posted: 5/3/2003 2:39:54 PM EST
Damn, I was ready with a smart ass "take your ball and go home" remark. Good luck.
Link Posted: 5/3/2003 2:42:55 PM EST
Question everything they tell you. That shows the D.I.'s you are a thinking man and not a robot, probably make you an officer or something. Remember the Lance Corporal motto while in basic training. "Never first, never last, never volunteer."
Link Posted: 5/3/2003 2:46:47 PM EST
Good luck, Redmanfms!! Where are you going to be for basic? Maybe somebody here has the connections to get you some "extra attention" while you're there. [;D]
Link Posted: 5/3/2003 2:47:14 PM EST
Invisibility in boot camp is not a bad thing. [wave] all us Jodie's will miss you[;D]
Link Posted: 5/3/2003 2:51:14 PM EST
Just one thing before you leave, when they ask you if you can drive any motorized vehicle , just say yes. [:D]
Link Posted: 5/3/2003 2:52:50 PM EST
I'm going to Great Lakes, it's the only one the Navy has now.
Link Posted: 5/3/2003 3:04:26 PM EST
Link Posted: 5/3/2003 3:48:22 PM EST
Don’t forget to tell your DI when you want your wake-up call! That way you won’t be late for any formations!! [:D]
Link Posted: 5/3/2003 4:10:09 PM EST
Take it easy Redmanfms. Good Luck in basic. Keep in touch.
Link Posted: 5/3/2003 4:20:29 PM EST
Memorize your site login info along with your service #!! God Bless you, and check in when you can. What branch? MOS??
Link Posted: 5/3/2003 4:34:01 PM EST
Link Posted: 5/3/2003 4:38:31 PM EST
[Last Edit: 5/3/2003 4:39:00 PM EST by Redmanfms]
Originally Posted By liberty86: Memorize your site login info along with your service #!! God Bless you, and check in when you can. What branch? MOS??
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United States Navy. Nuclear Field (Open).
Link Posted: 5/3/2003 5:15:27 PM EST
Just remember... Never run when you can walk... Never walk when you can ride... And never stand when you can sit... The military is not for everybody, but it can be a very rewarding experience for those who can hack it. Good luck. Panzer Out
Link Posted: 5/3/2003 5:18:51 PM EST
Don't let the door hit you in the ass![:D]
Link Posted: 5/3/2003 5:21:41 PM EST
HOOAH, good luck and thanks for your service!
Link Posted: 5/3/2003 5:27:15 PM EST
When you get there, tell 'em I said Hi. I went to basic there in '94, it is a breeze. Just do what you're told, don't talk during chow, and they will leave you alone. NAVY, good choice!!![:)]
Link Posted: 5/3/2003 5:54:01 PM EST
Originally Posted By raven: Goddamnit dont tease me. I was actually relieved to be rid of you.
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Thats fucked up... Best of luck Red.
Link Posted: 5/3/2003 6:42:34 PM EST
Good luck to you. Just remember to jot down all the interesting things that happen to you----so that when you're an old fart like me, you can embellish and exaggerate on them for your grandkids[:D]
Link Posted: 5/3/2003 6:45:51 PM EST
Originally Posted By 82ndAbn: Good luck! Be sure to volunteer for EVERYTHING - they love that in a troop.
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[LOLabove] 82nd..you jackass [;D]
Link Posted: 5/3/2003 6:47:03 PM EST
Goodluck and thanks for serving!!!!!!!!
Link Posted: 5/3/2003 7:12:20 PM EST
Good luck and cant wait to hear your stories in a few months.
Link Posted: 5/3/2003 7:19:13 PM EST
[Last Edit: 5/3/2003 7:22:01 PM EST by DoomPatrol]
Originally Posted By Redmanfms: I'm going to Great Lakes, it's the only one the Navy has now.
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Hey when they take you to get a dose of tear gas make sure the last guy slams the door extra hard as he goes in. When I went through this would occasionally dislodge an observation window letting gas seep in to the unprotected folks, you won't care at the time but later on you'll laugh your ass off at the memory of your chief and 1st class running for the exit and fighting each other out the door. Probably fixed by now but there was a theory amongst us temp duty pukes that it would never be fixed cause the chamber guys thought it was too much fun watching the PO's freak out. EDITED TO ADD: Good luck man.
Link Posted: 5/3/2003 7:35:07 PM EST
I'm surprised no one has mentioned the most important thing he needs to remember: Don't ask, don't tell. Seriously now, good luck and thanks for your service. cynic
Link Posted: 5/3/2003 7:57:25 PM EST
[Last Edit: 5/3/2003 7:57:52 PM EST by Delta_3_63]
Originally Posted By Redmanfms: I'm going to Great Lakes, it's the only one the Navy has now.
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Navy? Best of luck and don't forget to hang on to the soap.
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Link Posted: 5/3/2003 9:10:47 PM EST
Don't forget to look the drill instructor dead in the face and say "YOU EYEBALLIN ME BOY!" They love that shit- shows spirit. We will all be thinking of you while we are back on the block, smokin and jokin. Have fun!
Link Posted: 5/3/2003 9:19:23 PM EST
The Navy?! What the hell are you gonna do with all that lame ass nuclear training out in the real world when you get out? Man your recruiter fucked you! Probably only earn 6 figures with a bullshit job like that. All kidding aside. I have been in the aerospace bidness for a long time and they look for Navy experience in their critical systems employees. It is a good thing to have on your resume.
Link Posted: 5/3/2003 10:44:13 PM EST
Good luck and enjoy the adventure of your life.
Link Posted: 5/3/2003 10:51:53 PM EST
Originally Posted By Redmanfms:
Originally Posted By liberty86: Memorize your site login info along with your service #!! God Bless you, and check in when you can. What branch? MOS??
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United States Navy. Nuclear Field (Open).
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Man you guys in VA will be so lucky when he gets back. You will never have to worry about light at your night shoots, he will be glowing.
Link Posted: 5/3/2003 11:13:05 PM EST
Best of luck - and thank you for your service!
Link Posted: 5/4/2003 3:45:24 AM EST
Link Posted: 5/4/2003 3:48:31 AM EST
Woohooo!! Now the rest of us can catch up on our post counts. :)
Link Posted: 5/4/2003 8:27:34 AM EST
good luck!
Link Posted: 5/4/2003 8:38:50 AM EST
Originally Posted By StykUrHedUp:
Originally Posted By 82ndAbn: Good luck! Be sure to volunteer for EVERYTHING - they love that in a troop.
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[LOLabove] 82nd..you jackass [;D]
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Five-Ton trucks are a blast to drive! Request that assignment immediately!
Link Posted: 5/4/2003 10:25:54 AM EST
If you you ever get some time out of that place and want to shoot jump on and look me up. IIRC i'm only 45min or so from there, been a while since I've been to GLNB, my uncle was an instructor there, was his last post before he retired from the navy.
Link Posted: 5/4/2003 11:17:12 AM EST
Good luck out there bro. Hopefully Ill see you in Charleston some day!
Link Posted: 5/4/2003 11:23:33 AM EST
Good luck and thanks for your service to our country.
Link Posted: 5/4/2003 11:24:50 AM EST
Don't forget to bring extra chem-light batteries and a box of grid squares! [:D] Good luck!
Link Posted: 5/4/2003 11:56:00 AM EST
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