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Posted: 3/1/2006 9:00:17 PM EDT
I was sworn in to the Army by a Major, USMC.


Early 70s.

Any else sworn in by someone from another service?
Link Posted: 3/1/2006 9:02:18 PM EDT
I was sworn into the USMC by an Air Force Captain, at MEPS, in Boise, Idaho.
Link Posted: 3/1/2006 9:06:12 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 3/1/2006 9:07:31 PM EDT by dpmmn]
I was sworn into the Navy By a Army 1st Lt at MEPS in Minneapolis


ETA: This was 1980
Link Posted: 3/1/2006 9:06:40 PM EDT
I was sworn in as an E-4 by some random officer at San Jose MEPS. My comissioning oath was handled by a passing Major I tracked down in San Luis Obispo. LT bars were pinned by a good buddy of mine. He's a 2nd/LT now (I couldn't attend his comissioning due to a deployment), will be best man at my wedding in July. Even though he is infantry...

Link Posted: 3/1/2006 9:13:49 PM EDT
I don't remember most of them including the first.

For my last one, I asked my Commander in the AF Reserve to do it. It meant a lot to him because he was about to retire and he had never gotten the chance do do a reenlistment ceremony.
Link Posted: 3/1/2006 9:24:49 PM EDT
God willing I'm swearing in, for the 3rd time in almost 20 years, tomm. afternoon!
Link Posted: 3/1/2006 9:25:02 PM EDT

Originally Posted By Manic_Moran:
I was sworn in as an E-4 by some random officer at San Jose MEPS. My comissioning oath was handled by a passing Major I tracked down in San Luis Obispo. LT bars were pinned by a good buddy of mine. He's a 2nd/LT now (I couldn't attend his comissioning due to a deployment), will be best man at my wedding in July. Even though he is infantry...

www.clubi.ie/exalted/images/army/pinned.jpg



That is pretty cool.
Link Posted: 3/1/2006 11:01:39 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 3/1/2006 11:02:48 PM EDT by PaDanby]
My Dad (LtCol USAR) swore me in and I (LCDR USNR) swore in my sons group at the MEPS. He's AF and the group was all services.
Link Posted: 3/1/2006 11:02:46 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 3/1/2006 11:21:38 PM EDT by nf9648]
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Link Posted: 3/1/2006 11:03:54 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 3/1/2006 11:21:53 PM EDT by nf9648]
Air Force Captian at MEPS (Des Moines, IA), since then Ive been reenlisted by my former CO, who was a Army Major.
Link Posted: 3/1/2006 11:09:29 PM EDT
The last time I was sworn in (1 Sep 2005) was by a Captain.
Link Posted: 3/1/2006 11:25:47 PM EDT
The first time was whoever got the short straw at MEPS; I forget even what Branch, but I think he was probably Army. When I reenlisted, I asked my BC to do it.
Link Posted: 3/1/2006 11:43:35 PM EDT
The first time? 2nd Lt. Connie White (USAF) at San Antonio MEPS. It was her first time too.

She didn't know what "PFC" stood for.

My second time around I re-enlisted on the Ft Polk rifle range during a match practice. My team leader swore me in and then beat my ass by 3 X's.
Link Posted: 3/2/2006 3:59:03 AM EDT
I got sworn into the Marines by an Army Captain at the Jacksonville, FL MEPS.

I got sworn into the National Guard by another Captain.
Link Posted: 3/2/2006 5:14:18 AM EDT
An Army Major , Which was kind of funny because I was joining the Coast Guard Reserve.

( He was a mutual friend studying at U of Michigan, West Point Grad, Paratrooper vet of Panama incursion and yes, it was an honor .)
Link Posted: 3/2/2006 5:28:15 AM EDT
[Last Edit: 3/2/2006 5:30:55 AM EDT by RRTX]
IIRC it was a Navy LCDR at Dallas MEPS. I'm Army
Link Posted: 3/2/2006 5:38:40 AM EDT
Some anonymous officer at the Wilkes-Barre MEPS station back in 83.
Link Posted: 3/2/2006 5:46:13 AM EDT

Originally Posted By Manic_Moran:
I was sworn in as an E-4 by some random officer at San Jose MEPS. My comissioning oath was handled by a passing Major I tracked down in San Luis Obispo. LT bars were pinned by a good buddy of mine. He's a 2nd/LT now (I couldn't attend his comissioning due to a deployment), will be best man at my wedding in July. Even though he is infantry...

www.clubi.ie/exalted/images/army/pinned.jpg



You need a haircut, son!
Link Posted: 3/2/2006 5:51:58 AM EDT
Link Posted: 3/2/2006 5:57:04 AM EDT
Capt. Bob Madison, Officer Training School, Lackland AFB, class 85-08, April 5, 1985.
Link Posted: 3/2/2006 5:57:35 AM EDT
MEPS?

Hell back in '72 it was AAFES if I remember correctly...(or was it AFEES?)

By an Army Captain that swore in about 40 of us at once (me and 3 others going into the USMC)

Ted...
Link Posted: 3/2/2006 5:58:18 AM EDT
I had one of my best friends (Army Captain) swear me in when I graduated from USNA.

I need to find him. Haven't spoken to him since just after 9/11. Distance is a bitch.
Link Posted: 3/2/2006 7:39:28 AM EDT

Originally Posted By TheOtherDave:
You need a haircut, son!



I know.. but there was no barber at that facility, and OCS is kindof stingy about allowing days off to go into town.

NTM
Link Posted: 3/2/2006 7:41:46 AM EDT
My initial enlistment was the MPF commander at my guard base.

My reenlistment was the pilot of the jet I was crewing while we were TDY.
Link Posted: 3/2/2006 7:42:31 AM EDT
CPT, USMC. I'm Army.
Link Posted: 3/2/2006 7:44:39 AM EDT
I was sworn into the Air Force by my father, then a LTC in the Army.
Link Posted: 3/2/2006 7:50:28 AM EDT
Sworn in twice (as both enlisted and officer) by a brother. I'm NavRes and he's National Guard.
Link Posted: 3/8/2006 12:15:10 PM EDT
I was sworn in at MEPS by an Army Capt, I'm Air Force.
Link Posted: 3/8/2006 4:15:56 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 3/8/2006 4:16:42 PM EDT by hardcorps1775]

Originally Posted By adair_usmc:
I was sworn into the USMC by an Air Force Captain, at MEPS, in Boise, Idaho.


me too! female air force capt at afees (heehee, who remembers that!?) in raleigh, nc. then there was a dog and pony show at camp lejeune where my dad swore me in. made the papers and everything.
Link Posted: 3/8/2006 4:21:06 PM EDT
Enlisted in '96, sworn into the Army by Marine at MEPS.

Commissioned in 2001, sworn in by Navy (ret.) LCDR, my father.
Link Posted: 3/8/2006 4:21:28 PM EDT
I was first sworn into the Army by a Marine Captain at Dallas MEPS, when I interservice transferred to the Navy (4 years later) I was sworn in to the Navy while wearing Army Greens, by an Air Force Major at MEPS in Dallas.

I received my discharge papers from the Army 3 weeks after I was Active Duty Navy.

I am now an Army Guardsman, sworn in by an actual Army officer for once.
Link Posted: 3/8/2006 4:22:12 PM EDT
I was contracted by a capt. at my ROTC detachment, and will be commissioned by a good friend of mine who was commissioned last year
Link Posted: 3/8/2006 4:23:44 PM EDT
i was sworn in ay MEPS by my father who showed up early to swear me in. about 5 minutes later a navy NCO asked him to swear in 2 more groups since he just happened to be waiting around the ceremony room anyway.
Link Posted: 3/8/2006 4:28:06 PM EDT
Some Navy Butter Bar that made me glad I went Army. Don't ask me what her name was; I wouldn't have dated her even if we were both the same ranks. She knew about diving orders, and that was about it.
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