Military Background

Discussion in 'Off-Topic Chat' started by DirtyD, Oct 6, 2008.

  1. DirtyD

    DirtyD Well-Known

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    Just curious as to how many of us here have a military back ground... If so how long, what service and what MOS?

    8 years USMC 1833 (Amphibious Assault)
    Crewman/Crewchief/Section Leader/MOS Instructor
    Basic Marksmanship Coach/PMI
    Base Range Saftey Inspector
    Foreign Weapons Instructor
    Joint Service Shotgun Instructor Trainer.... and a few more billets

    2 years and counting Texas Army National Guard
    13F (Forward Observer)
    79T (recruiting and Retention NCO)

    Thanks to all for their service, past, present and future :patriot:
     


  2. jdh

    jdh Active Member

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    11+ Army
    32D Pershing Communications Specialist
    Which changed to
    26Q Tactical Satellite/Microwave Systems Supervisor
    with the end of Pershing
    And a Secondary of
    44B Automotive Body Repairman

    Also did my time as Company SLJ NCO, Training NCO, Armorer, NBC NCO, and MARS Station operator.
     
  3. kville79

    kville79 Active Member

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    4yrs USMC
    0331/ GITMO/ 2nd Battalion 8th MarDiv
    Served as both a Team and Squad leader, schooled in NBC Defense and was part of the MSPF

    3yrs Active Army
    11B/ Joint Security Area, United Nations Council Security Battalion/ 2-29th Infantry (TraDoc)
    Served as a Team Leader, Squad Leader, HQ platoon SGT
    Also spent time as an Armorer, NBC NCO, Commo NCO, Supply NCO, etc... basically a man of many skills, also ran all the PMI's for the company.
    At the 29th I was range cadre for Fort Benning that taught Infantry Basic training and Basic Officers Leadership Course on Convoy Live Fire.

    1 1/2yrs so far in as an Intelligence Analyst in the 344th Psychological Operations company here in Austin, Also the Re-enlistment NCO, etc... also dreading being made Platoon SGT for the Product and Analysis Detachment... I hate paperwork.
     
  4. Code3GT

    Code3GT Active Member

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    4 yrs USAF 3P051
    47th Security Forces - Laughlin AFB, Del Rio, Texas
    8 months Al Dhafra AFB, United Arab Emerates 380th Air Expeditionary Forces

    always contemplating guard/reserves but desire fades quickly :)
     
  5. Vellcrow

    Vellcrow Active Member

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    12 years Air Force

    2W171/46270 Aircraft Armament Systems Specialist
     
  6. lonewolf23c

    lonewolf23c Active Member

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    6-1/2 Years Idaho Army National Guard.

    3 years as an M1A1 Abrams Battle Tank Driver
    3-1/2 years as a Cavalry Scout
    1-1/2 of my Cav Scout years were spent in Kirkuk Iraq.

    I enjoy it and I work at my local unit armory as a supply technician.
     
  7. chevydeerhunter

    chevydeerhunter Well-Known

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    US Army
    91E Dental Specialist
    91A Combat Medic
    Air Assault

    I was going to be a dentist, but I couldn't stand the thought of looking down people's traps for 30 years!
     
  8. hoytinak

    hoytinak Active Member

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    Texas of course
    US Army
    Oct 96--Apr 08
    11B
    2/505 PIR, 82nd Airborne the entire time
     
  9. drj3828

    drj3828 Active Member

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    US ARMY
    Dec 78 - Dec 85
    63B Power Generation and Wheeled Vehicle Mech.
    Two other OJT MOS can't remember the numbers though I have CRS.

    DRJ
     
  10. oldcop041

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    Army 1966-1968. (yes, I was drafted).
    91A10- Combat Medic
    91U20 - eye/ear/nose throat specialist
    Spec 5
    Basic at Fort Polk. AIT at Fort Sam Houston. Stationed at the Army War College - Carlisle Barracks, PA
     

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