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Old 12-16-2010, 13:37   #12
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If you know what you're getting into, not a problem. Believe the recruiter BS that you'll be rolling in a Crown Vic with an M9 chasing parked cars? Yeah..........sure.

I spent my time sitting in a Humvee with a machine gun waiting for the worst to happen. It never quite did, though we had many interesting times. Nowdays, SF=deployment. Whatever other job you have is irrelevant, you WILL deploy. Repeatedly. Since that was what i was after i had no problem with it, except they only sent me to Al Udeid (vacation spot)......whatever, it was better than no deployment.

If you know how to play the system you can get what you want. Go in blind? Yeah, you'll be guarding silos in the northern tier.
"And Shepherds we shall be. For thee, my Lord for thee. Power hath descended forth from thy hand, that our feet may swiftly carry out thy command. So we shall flow a river forth to thee and teeming with souls shall it ever be. In nomine Patris, et fili, et Spiritus Sancti. Amen."
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