MIL I think we need a How to Become an Officer thread

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  1. Maffy29

    Maffy29 Active Member

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    Every time I open this forum, there's somebody asking about how to be an officer.. :squint:
     
  2. seven

    seven New Member

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    It's not that complicated...

    Get into a service academy

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    Go to a college and join ROTC

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    Get a degree and go to OTS
     
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    SeaMack99 OT Supporter

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    sounds about right to me :dunno:
     
  4. Jyokker

    Jyokker The trouser snake is very aggressive. It will corn

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    First start with learning the English language.
     
  5. MrRyan

    MrRyan Gary Johnson 2016 OT Supporter

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    Looks good to me...unless you're trying to distinguish between MLA and APA. APA is more common (bastards) while MLA has become passé.
     
  6. Jyokker

    Jyokker The trouser snake is very aggressive. It will corn

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    I know I use APA a lot more than MLA.
     
  7. ManinCamo

    ManinCamo I wear big boy pants.

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    BTW, irregardless isn't a word


    Damn, I'm so much better than you.
     
  8. seven

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    please don’t confuse all officers with pilots. :mamoru:
     
  9. jmx2323

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    yes becasue getting in to OTS is as easy as saying "here is my degree when is my date?"
     
  10. Immortal1

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    Irregardless originated in dialectal American speech in the early 20th century. Its fairly widespread use in speech called it to the attention of usage commentators as early as 1927. The most frequently repeated remark about it is that "there is no such word." There is such a word, however. It is still used primarily in speech, although it can be found from time to time in edited prose. Its reputation has not risen over the years, and it is still a long way from general acceptance. Use regardless instead.
     
  11. ManinCamo

    ManinCamo I wear big boy pants.

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    ok, irregardless is improper english
     
  12. Jyokker

    Jyokker The trouser snake is very aggressive. It will corn

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    T'was thinkin' the same thing. It is in Webster's Dictionary.
     
  13. ManinCamo

    ManinCamo I wear big boy pants.

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    it.. is... ok...

    C-A-T -- cat!
     

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