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Which branch of the Armed Forces are you (or were you) in?

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Just wondering how many present & former Armed services members we have on site?
Perhaps folks would share years of service, what they did, & where/when they were stationed.

Can somebody make a poll topic for this?
Can people check more than one box, or can it include 2 divisions?

o Active duty
o Veteran

o Air Force
o Army
o Coast Guard
o Marine Corps
o Navy
 

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If you'd like, you can add two separate polls in a single thread, one after another.

Create one for:

Are you currently a member of a former member of a US armed service?

o Active duty
o Veteran

And then create a second for:

If you are a member of a US armed service, which one?

o Air Force
o Army
o Coast Guard
o Marine Corps
o Navy
 

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i did 10 years navy. was a machinist mate 2nd class petty officer when i got out.started out on frigates in engineering and ended up on ammo ships doing elevators nec 4296. one thing about the nav if ya want to see the world. they deliver!!! :p
ps the girls in thailand rock!!

knox class frigate/steam propulsion, single screw/top speed 30 knots
uss whipple ff-1062 pearl harbor hawaii
status: decommissioned
 

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I worked com/nav/ecm, US Air Force.
'73-'75 San Antonio TX, Biloxi MS, & Mtn Home ID F-111F
2 TDYs: Shaw AFB SC, & Eglin AFB FL
'75-'77 RAF Upper Heyford, England F-111E (also Greenham Common)

 
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Six years Navy, got out as a Hull Tech First Class. That is welding/Fabrication/Damage Control. Didn't get to travel much, two years in Rota Spain, three here in Charleston fixing submarines, all spent on the ship pictured below.

Rich
 

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Art1989 said:
20 in the AF and still going at least for now, I've had just about enough.
ARt1989- what kind of work are you doing in the USAF & where ya' stationed?

I generally loved working on the planes but I wasn't too keen on the day-shift yessir-nosir button-your-pocket routine. So I always went for swing shift. Made a BIG difference... back in the '70's anyway. Bart
 

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I'm station at Offutt and for the last couple months I have been the Superintendent of maintenance operation control center or MOC, I'm a C130 crew chief by trade don't know how I ended up here but it's not so bad, mild winters LOL, and a drag strip 15 miles from my house what more can you ask for.
 

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Art1989 said:
I'm station at Offutt and for the last couple months I have been the Superintendent of maintenance operation control center or MOC, I'm a C130 crew chief by trade don't know how I ended up here but it's not so bad, mild winters LOL, and a drag strip 15 miles from my house what more can you ask for.
OK Art... Road trip! As weather allows I bike down tp the Capehart Road & Keystone/Papio Trail intersection from my house... maybe 14 miles. How far are you from there? My house isn't far from 120th & Blondo (1 mile north of Dodge)
 

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sihing_steve said:
What whhhaaaattt!!!

So far I'm the only Marine!?!?!

Active Duty 91'-95'
DS1 Vet
IRR 95'99'
MOS 2542 (Communications)
Well... my son is a Marine (5 yrs, scout-observer-trainer) in San Diego, & is thinking of selling his dirtbike Honda (450-500?) for a street machine. So if he gets a Ninja 500...
 

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sihing_steve said:
What whhhaaaattt!!!

So far I'm the only Marine!?!?!

Active Duty 91'-95'
DS1 Vet
IRR 95'99'
MOS 2542 (Communications)
Semper Fi devil dog

You aint the only one here, were now up to two of us.

served 2000-2004 active
irr until 2008
mos 7051 aircraft crash fire and rescue.
Stationed at miramar, San Diego Ca
 

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US Army '83-'95

Field Artillery Forward Observer (13F) - Hence the screen name "Red-Leg"

Ft. Sill, OK
Camp Pelham, Camp Greaves, DMZ, S. Korea
Ft. Lewis, WA
Desert Shield/Desert Storm
 

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Semper Fi devil dog

You aint the only one here, were now up to two of us.

served 2000-2004 active
irr until 2008
mos 7051 aircraft crash fire and rescue.
Stationed at miramar, San Diego Ca
U Ready to take over here??? I know it's not a fair fight, us two against everyone else, but I'm sure the others will try! :D ;)
 

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The best battles are those that ARE SETTLED without a fight.

Devil dogs... sheesh! : ]
 

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Amen devil i'm always down for good old fashion scrapin. I don't think the take over will be that hard since were always the first to start then everyone else comes in for all the tv cameras. but hey it don't matter, jarheads=we start the fight and take over some other branch comes in takes the glory while were off doin what we do best KILLIN, then we gotta come back and take over again cause the glory hounds got run off by rain heat flies and the enemy came back. such a viscious cycle, so much killin to be done so little time. The delima of being a Marine

OOHRAH Semper Fi
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Been in the Air force for 9 years now. Seperation coming up in may of 08. I started off as a fireman for my first 5 years, then crosstrained into networking. I still enjoy the services but im currently on the force cross training list for my carrer field and unless I make tech seargent I will be crosstraining again. Will see what happens.
 
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