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  •  You get authority and responsibility.... (0+ / 0-)

    ...at a much younger age than civilian enterprise...

    For instance, consider Flight crews....

    An airline captain who drives 747's is apt to be 50-plus years old with 5000 hours of flight time...

    Meanwhile, in the Air Mobility Command, they have 27-year old First Lieutenants as C-5 Aircraft commanders...

    I bet the other services have similar stories, like a Coast Guard 101-ft cutter commanded by a 33-year old Lieutenant Commander....

    "Ronald Reagan is DEAD! His policies live on but we're doing something about THAT!"

    by leftykook on Mon Jul 01, 2013 at 05:51:08 AM PDT

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