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  •  Better you didn't get nuke (1+ / 0-)
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    hnichols

    Nuke was a bogus deal for many, at least back in the 1980s when I was in the Navy. The promises are great, but the fact is they deliberately over-recruited and dumped a lot of good people who passed their tests and were qualified.  They still had to serve their commitment, but in a dead-end rating wherever the Navy put them.

    Beware the military recruiter - more promises than a used car salesman.

    Liberalism is trust of the people tempered by prudence. Conservatism is distrust of the people tempered by fear. ~William E. Gladstone, 1866

    by absdoggy on Mon Jan 14, 2013 at 07:25:02 AM PST

    •  That was where Navy (0+ / 0-)

      tried to put me too. After about three recruiters backslapped me silly over my ASVAB scores. I'd been in NJROTC; it was like the third time I'd taken the damn thing.
      I didn't end up going in, though. I TMR'ed at MEPS and in the intervening time, I got talked out of going back and going in.
      Long story.

      "Everything I do is blown out of proportion. It really hurts my feelings." - Paris Hilton

      by kestrel9000 on Mon Jan 14, 2013 at 08:55:00 AM PST

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