MIL oh, sup

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  1. Julius

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    so i pull up to the barrack's parking lot today after making a trip to class six.

    lo and behold, our BN SGM and his gay ass driver are in a minivan. i get called over after getting out of my car, with two six packs and a bottle of stolichnaya in my hands. SGM then checks my ID to verify I'm of age (which I am), writes down my room number, and then tells me that he will be visiting me at a random time tonight.

    has this happened to anyone else or is this a fuck fuck game?

    fuck my life :ugh::squint::rofl::wtc::ugh:
     
  2. Drunk Bastard Audio

    Drunk Bastard Audio New Member

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    probably wants to get shittay
     
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    MrRyan Gary Johnson 2016 OT Supporter

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    Alcohol and Barracks are about to get insanely stupid over the next 6 months - Suicide and Suicide Gestures are rampantly out of control and so will be the leaders that try to prevent them.
     
  4. Julius

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    Something tells me these suicide prevention measures are simply going to become suicide catalysts.
     
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    I'd respect a man more if he directly attributed the two new feature length films (on DVD no less) that we are all going to have to watch now to the cause of their decision to committ suicide.

    The order from the Vice CSA came out yesterday. I was reading it tonight and got neausous from the crap that we gotta do.
     
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    I thought people drank to forget about their problems, not end them :rofl: :ugh:
     
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    Do you guys think the suicide rate can be attributed to the lack of mental health checks/debriefings/whatever that are available, but not readily accessible? Or are there other underlying problems?
     
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    i'm sure deploying at a rate of every 12 months helps.
     
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    bassjunky I'm baaaaa-ack!

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    I want to commit suicide everytime I have to sit through one of those mental health/debriefings:ugh: JK But seriously, It's not that they aren't readily accessible, it's just that most military men don't go because they will be seen as "weak" or they don't feel they need to go. I think it takes more courage to admit to yourself and others that you have an issue and actually go seek help from a professional. Other underlying problems? Sure it could be a variety of things...but I think it is mostly because most individuals feel embarressed to talk about the things bothering them; and it just builds and builds until they reach a breaking point (most of the time alcohol is the catalyst).
     
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    If I ever have a problem, I will no doubt go, I've seen what years n years of built up shit in your head does. Seeing your old man have flash backs and trip the fuck out = priceless mental health knowledge. :hsugh:
     
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    Ranger-AO I'm here for the Taliban party. Moderator

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    The offers of help and warnings about suicide causes are force-fed to soldiers as they go through demob, and at various times during their deployments. What is hard to find/get/use are the actual therapists and counselors and psychiatrists who can actually help a soldier in need work his way through his issues.

    Case-in-point: Accord.
     
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    If you do use one of these therapists and get PTSD diagnosis, how does that affect future enlisting or do they boot your ass out? Its not supposed to happen but I think this is number 1 on the minds of most servicemembers.
     
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    bassjunky I'm baaaaa-ack!

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    Werd. Unless you are going to a Mental Health Specialist on Post, most civilian therapists are not capable of handling military mental health issues such as PTSD.
     
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    yeah, had someone commit suicide on the floor above me on monday night. Guy leaves behind a wife and two young kids, i feel for the family
     
  15. Julius

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    :werd: some dude checked himself out in the WTU barracks last month

    he never deployed though
     
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    So whats really going on? Is the military slow to react or is it a case of them talking a big game about help being available and then not being able to realistically deliver?
     
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    who likes security clearances and career progression?????

    those who never go to mental health... regardless of what they think/feel.
     
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    this is the truth... the sad friggen truth.
     
  19. bassjunky

    bassjunky I'm baaaaa-ack!

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    Not slow to react; it's just like Chuck over there said, it can mess up your career and like I stated before most guys don't feel that they need it or are too embarressed to go...I am not sure about the being able to deliever; although I can imagine there is a pretty large need and maybe they are only seeing the guys that they think are "worse off", not sure...
     
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    It would be nice if the people from Combat Stress came to us once in a while instead of us having to go to them. V. deployed
     
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