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Re: You know you are military when...
« Reply #50 on: September 11, 2018, 11:41:50 »
When you're driving down a country road and look for your next tactical bound

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Re: You know you are military when...
« Reply #51 on: September 11, 2018, 13:52:23 »
You calculate your weekends off with an assumption that 1 in 4 will be lost due to extras....
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Re: You know you are military when...
« Reply #52 on: September 11, 2018, 15:15:43 »
For you, I think that math is reversed... One in four when you won't have extras...
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Re: You know you are military when...
« Reply #53 on: September 11, 2018, 15:33:58 »
When you start thinking about minefield IA’s when you in ground sprinklers and see if your past steps are visible ☠️


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Re: You know you are military when...
« Reply #54 on: September 11, 2018, 21:32:03 »
For you, I think that math is reversed... One in four when you won't have extras...

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You have perfectly described a good chunk of my 1983.
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Re: You know you are military when...
« Reply #55 on: October 01, 2018, 08:30:45 »
Leaving the house before anyone else wakes up.
Your civi buddies think you're an alcoholic but they're actually just lightweights.
When you're going to the gym and call it "PT kit" and your buddy reminds you you're not in garrison.

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Re: You know you are military when...
« Reply #56 on: October 01, 2018, 11:57:10 »
You refer to your best suit as 'Number Ones'.
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Re: You know you are military when...
« Reply #57 on: October 01, 2018, 13:26:16 »
As retired military with a pension it finally hit me that many civies have financial advisers, not just to add income to their retirement years but to create a retirement income.

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Re: You know you are military when...
« Reply #58 on: October 01, 2018, 16:13:04 »

Your civi buddies think you're an alcoholic but they're actually just lightweights.


That's not knowing you're military, that's setting yourself up to be ex-military.

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