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4/3/13 6:02 P

@ NETGUNNY
Thank you for the kind words! I too have the utmost respect to the Marine Corp! You guys did amazing stuff in Iraq! The living conditions were horrible and your men had a superb attitude. I would break my neck for them any day (Ooorah)!

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4/3/13 5:22 P

MOS was grunt, Infantry

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4/1/13 10:05 P

I was in the Navy

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4/1/13 7:24 P

I do not know if I would "toot my horn" about being a 02J if it is what I think it is...lol. I was a 2T432 when I came in, known as Allied Trades or The Body Shop. But I got out as a 2T470 which was basically just a supervisor in over all the shops, so it is like mid management I guess since I still had one spot over me on site...lol

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4/1/13 6:47 P

What was your job in the service?
I posted my MOS already (02J) and I'll tell you what that is after I see a few others.
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4/1/13 3:49 P

Served for 27 glorious years with the US Army Special Forces. Traveled extensively (moved 22 times). Came in as a dumb/punk Private from Spanish Harlem, New York City. You could say that the Army saved my "bacon". I not only successfully completed Infantry OCS, but was sent to get both an undergraduate and Masters Degrees. Have no regrets, since I thoroughly enjoyed the experience. HOOAAA!! For those that served, I thank you for your service to our wonderful country. For those that didn't serve and could have, your loss.

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3/31/13 11:05 A

Same here, Just logging in to keep this page alive!

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3/30/13 10:58 P

US Army. Got out in August 1996 after serving honorably for 11 years 4 months and 11 days. Last assignment Bosnia. Operation Joint Endeavor. That was a Charlie Foxtrot if ever the military had one without a useful purpose IMO. Proud to have served!!! Glad to be out!!!

Today is a new opportunity to make good changes!!!

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3/30/13 12:40 P

@KILLRBEE18

I have an extra measure of respect for FMF Corpmen and SeaBees! You guys ROCK! When everybody else is taking cover you guys are up and 'attem' doing what you do, which doesn't involve cover. I tip my hat to you!

Semper Fi!



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3/30/13 12:32 P

USMC 1975 to 1997, you can probably guess what my final rank was. Was 0311 (Infantry Rifleman) for four years, serving two of them on sea duty aboard USS Enerprise (CVN-65). Remaining years I was 2871/2874, TMDE Technician/Metrologist (ground calibration). Did two years as an evil Drill Instructor (8511) at MCRD San Diego, 2nd Battalion. That was instense, but fun.

Thanks to all who have served, and are serving, in the defense of our great nation. Few who have not served fully understand, and appreciate, the sacrifice that is made by the men and women who pledge their lives to defend our nation and our way of life.

Ooorah Killer . . . Semper Fi!

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3/30/13 11:36 A

Just logging in to keep this page alive!

"Can do"

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3/28/13 2:02 P

@GRAVELRIDGEBOY
I think you're right! By the way, there are teams for military people. Personally, I'm not a huge fan of the teams, even though I have some listed under me; I had a bad experience with them.

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3/28/13 1:45 P

I think that "weight loss" is usually geared to the women so that will stop many guys from coming here. Plus, I used this site for a long time before I found the forum part here so there might be more military guys just using the food/exercise trackers and reading articles. You might get a bigger military turnout if this question was in the general area where most of the females are searching...but then it would not count the males who only come to The Guys Lounge here...lol

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3/28/13 11:45 A

I agree not to many post on this site.

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3/27/13 5:32 P

You mean to tell me this is it? I know there should be more people that once served in the military or are serving?

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3/26/13 5:21 P

@ ROSCOEKR,
Thank you and thank you for your service!

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3/26/13 5:19 P

@ GRAVELRIDGEBOY,
Oxnard wasn't bad! It's a nice place to visit. The weather was in the high 60 to low 70's. Heck, I even came back home with a sunburn!

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3/26/13 3:55 P

That's to all of you who have served emoticon

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3/25/13 7:09 P

Oxnard was fun last time I went through schooling there, about 2003 I think...lol

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3/25/13 5:08 P

@ HGSGUY
Thank you for your service (22 yrs). I am on my 22nd year and I just signed up for 6 more.

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3/25/13 5:07 P

To all,
Just got back from military training down in Oxnard California (had a good time). I had a good time!

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3/25/13 11:20 A

Army 1971 - 1974

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3/24/13 12:49 P

USAF 1974-1996

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3/19/13 1:21 P

It's good to see all this post

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3/18/13 3:38 P

That is what I like to read! I'll be doing military this coming weekend (Ooorah)!

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3/18/13 2:40 P

Talk with a young kid today at the gym, he's got 9 years in as Military Police, plans on doing 11 more

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3/17/13 1:24 P

US Army, Viet Nam combat vet

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3/17/13 12:01 P

US Vet

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3/17/13 12:11 A

US Air Force, Active Duty from 1995-2006. I enjoyed my time (looking back at least...lol) and seen a lot of the world.

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3/16/13 10:08 A

Big Red One

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3/16/13 9:21 A

@STONE46 - congrats on that career!
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3/16/13 9:03 A

no

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3/16/13 5:49 A

USN 1965-1994

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3/15/13 12:30 P

@ ROSCOEKR
I totally agree with you "Bring them home"!

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3/14/13 5:20 P

Bring our boys home safe emoticon

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3/14/13 9:20 A

Wonder what fraction of Guy Lounge men are vets? Great to see the action on this thread.

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3/13/13 5:59 P

TO ALL,
PLEASE, keep this site alive!!! It's nice to read the Vet's on this page. I was reading someone serving in 1968 (hell that was when I was born!). WAY COOL!

Edited by: KILLRBEE18 at: 3/13/2013 (18:00)
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3/13/13 5:47 P

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3/13/13 11:41 A

63rd Armor Div, 1st Infantry Division 1971-1974

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3/13/13 9:57 A

US Army 2/187th Inf, 101st ABN Div 1992-1996

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3/12/13 10:14 A

US Army 6yrs,vietnam 1968-69 discharged as a Staff Sergeant E6, am disabled from the war but still glad I served, and I want to thank all veterans for their service to our nation emoticon emoticon freedom is not free, please remember the MIAs,and POWs emoticon anyone on site from 21st recon apl co, tay ninh, or chu lai vietnam emoticon

Edited by: VATRUCKER at: 3/12/2013 (10:17)
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3/12/13 8:53 A

@killerbee18 -- great u started this thread -- great to see a military element here.

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3/12/13 6:32 A

@KB18: Yeah, Fort Ord had built "Impossible City" around that time and by 1987 were using it for urban warfare exercises, it was a fantastic site, about 10 square city blocks of burned out buildings and abandoned cars/trucks.

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3/11/13 9:30 P

KJFITNESSDUDE,
Can you believe I did my High School JROTC (Army) boot camp there (1985)? I must admit, I had a killer time riding around in the cattle trucks and running the obstacle courses!

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3/11/13 9:27 P

Cool! It is good to see that there are some military folk on this page (Ooorah)! I thank all of you for your service to our country (you all have my utmost respect)!

"Can do"

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3/11/13 9:01 P

USAF 1982-2007

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Marshall, Texas

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3/11/13 10:06 A

U.S. Army - 1987-1990 served at Fort Ord, CA (mos 02J)



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3/11/13 9:32 A

Navy. 23 year career. Loved what I did. And I'm very proud of the great folks now on active duty.
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3/11/13 9:19 A

I served in the Army as an MP from 92 to 97. When I got out I was a Sergeant (E-5). I was placed on a permanent physical profile for a bum knee so I got out instead of staying in with very limited promotional opportunity due to the medical issue.

Thank you for your continued service.

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3/9/13 7:57 P

Has anybody served or is currently in the military? If so, which service did/ are you serving in and for how long? I am currently in the Naval Reserves. I am with the United States Naval Construction Battalions "Seabee" (NMCB18). I have been in the Navy for 22 yrs. Six of the those years were served on the USS Carl Vinson (CVN-70) --- active duty and the other 16 years were served with the "Bees". I am currently an E6 (First Class Petty Officer). I have a green light to retire but I am planning on staying in (I love what I do). Until then.......


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