MIL Army to lower standards for officers and increase bonuses to $40,000

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  1. Accord

    Accord New Member

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    http://www.usatoday.com/news/nation/2005-06-09-army-bonuses_x.htm

    $40,000 is crazy, i'm sure that'll attract a lot of people who otherwise never would have even considered the Army.
     
  2. Ranger-AO

    Ranger-AO I'm here for the Taliban party. Moderator

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  3. Ranger-AO

    Ranger-AO I'm here for the Taliban party. Moderator

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    What? :p
     
  4. Killgunner

    Killgunner OT Supporter

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    No thanks. /desperation
     
  5. Whoflungpoo

    Whoflungpoo BlooRly!?

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    wow, 40k is a nice chunk of change... heck, the ANG just upped some of the bonus's to 15k to keep shortage weekend warriors in... I'm re-enlisting tomorrow :big grin:
     
  6. Ranger-AO

    Ranger-AO I'm here for the Taliban party. Moderator

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    So switch. :dunno:
     
  7. keleko

    keleko yes, he is

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    wonder when the idiots are gonna send me a copy of my DD214 so i can see if i can get into army reserves - and mebbe get some of that bonus :big grin:
     
  8. Ranger-AO

    Ranger-AO I'm here for the Taliban party. Moderator

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    How much longer do you have?
     
  9. Ranger-AO

    Ranger-AO I'm here for the Taliban party. Moderator

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    The recruiter should be able to pull up your details.
     
  10. keleko

    keleko yes, he is

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    nope
    i was told i had to get a copy from the SSA
    i filled out the forms over 2 months ago
    still hasn't arrived
     
  11. Ranger-AO

    Ranger-AO I'm here for the Taliban party. Moderator

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    That sucks. Looking up your 214 seems like such a basic tool for a recruiter to have. :dunno:
     
  12. GochuBoy

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    HAHA! 40k to be in the Infantry for 8 years. Nice way to get screwed in the buttocks.
     
  13. Accord

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    The people who joined the Army over the past few weeks/months that didn't get this are probably pretty PO'ed right about now.
     
  14. aphoric

    aphoric Even if god did exist, it would be necessary to ab

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    What are you trying to do? You could go the WOFT route... Not too sure what bullshit you are trying to avoid by talking to a recruiter, most likely you will encounter more BS from a recruiter than anywhere.
     
  15. Killgunner

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    40,000 over a period of 8 != worth it.
     

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