MIL I Just Commissioned

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  1. seven

    seven New Member

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    I'm always lurking around in this forum, and have made few threads asking for advice from you guys. Thanks for all your help, OT in general has been a place I can come to and decompress from all the stuff I had to put up with in college. I’m kind of anxious to get to work, I EAD mid-July. If you guys have any advice for a brand new butter bar, I’d appreciate it.



    I was really nervous when I was first going to on stage, but my commissioning officer/det commander is good at calming people. He's my model for not only an ideal officer, but ideal human. The ceremony went very well.
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    thanks guys
     
  2. jmx2323

    jmx2323 OT Supporter

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    whats your job?

    btw I got you time on service LOL
     
  3. thesuperlurker

    thesuperlurker yes i know i have few posts... you arent the first

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    Congratulations. Do you have your Lieutenant Prtection Network card yet?

    Did any Marines commission with you? Did they commission with the GWOT also?
     
  4. kidhero

    kidhero not really a hero, really just a big fat phony

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    hello zaidi sir
     
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    cossack Resident thread killer

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    dont be a dick to new joes , they may possibly know more than you , and besided if they really like you it will make your job with the rest of the platoon easier.
     
  6. SW20 Nick

    SW20 Nick my avatar is cuter than urz

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    Congratulations, sir.

    I would like to go to OCS sooner or later if my enlisted experience keeps going well. How much homework did they give you guys? I can do all the rest of the crap, homework is my vice.
     
  7. seven

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    First choice on my dream sheet.

    do you mean you have more leave then my time in service?

    I have never heard of this card? What is it? Sounds kind of outlandish. At my individual ceremony only AF guys commissioned, but at my mass commissioning, there were quite a few marines I took the oath with. Very sharp looking guys, I am envious of their uniforms.

    their is no way you read that nametag on my uniform, did you?...where did you get my name from?

    thanks

    I'll try to be a humble as possible; I know I don't know everything.

    I was ROTC, so I don't know what goes on at OCS. ROTC was not too hard, but I have been told (AF)OCS is kinda like our field training, which means it's not hard at all, just long an boring.
     
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  8. thesuperlurker

    thesuperlurker yes i know i have few posts... you arent the first

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    It's not a real card. Just look out for the rest of us noobs, we'll do the same for you.
     
  9. seven

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    got ya :)
     
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    Congrats. That's exactly the field I want to get into when I graduate and finally leave the Army.
     
  11. MumblingJoe169

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    let me ungay this thread by posting up pictures of my recent commissioning ceremony
     
  12. Congrats dude! I'm going to our seniors comissioning the 16th. ROTC here too.
     
  13. MumblingJoe169

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    the army is making me go bald
     
  14. seven

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    OTS/OCS? or ROTC?

    My roommate just got an army commission, he's MI. We commissioned a lot of army officers (32), so they didn't get to have an individual ceremony on stage (like yours or mine), just a mass one with everybody. I feel bad for you guys, having to carry that beret around, shaving it to keep it from fussing, and always at a loss for where to put it when in greens.

    But congratulations still.:bigthumb:

    Oh, and you might want to introduce your pants to an iron.


    p.s. for the baldness, go see a dermatologist, get rogaine and propecia.
     
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    Congrats. :bigthumb:
     
  17. Jyokker

    Jyokker The trouser snake is very aggressive. It will corn

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    I have more time on the crapper.

    Congrats
     
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    Awesome man, congrats!
     
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    welcome to the Officer Corps
     
  20. shiba

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    Out of curiosity, What are all your requirements for commissioning?
     
  21. seven

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    very good advise. Hopefully it won't be a problem for me; I still call some of my NCO's "Sir" by mistake. I may be higher in rank, but i know my place.
     
  22. seven

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    Graduate from an academy
    - requires appointment

    Graduate from a university and complete an ROTC program
    -ROTC usually consists of classes every year and at least one of your summers in school used for training. First 2 years of ROTC is open enrollment for anybody who is a citizen, last two years you need to be under contract with a commitment to the military

    Graduate from OCS/OTS, and already have a 4 year degree
    -Perform your job well, get approval and apply for OCS. (I don’t know much about this)

    College degree is key
     
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  24. MumblingJoe169

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    jesus, 32? where the fuck do you go to school. We had i think 14 commission. My school is FIU, though we handle all schools in the south florida area.
     
  25. MumblingJoe169

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    also, here in the army, we like to sit in our pants occasionally. We don't walk straight from the press to take our oath. And in the real military, we rarely wear our dress uniform, so you don't have to feel too bad for us.
     

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