MIL personal firearms on base

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  1. jimmybuffett

    jimmybuffett New Member

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    say you live on base for um lets say the air force. can you have your personal firearms in your room? is this frowned upon?

    im getting closer to signing up for the air force and im looking at every aspect of it. wherever i go, id like to take some of my personal firearms with me...mainly for protection, to keep in my vehicle, recreation, etc
     
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    oh and to maybe kill a mother fucker
     
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    well that is kind of a bitch. i keep my xd in my jeep at all times

    :greddy:
     
  4. Jyokker

    Jyokker The trouser snake is very aggressive. It will corn

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    I hope you are married. Cause if not, you will be in the dorms. Don't get caught with a firearm in the dorms. BAD juju
     
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    honestly, im going to try and get married to my ol lady before i go. which leads to another question

    if im married, will i be required to live on base? if so what kind of housing is that? is it pretty shitty?

    if not, can i live anywhere within a certain radius of base?
     
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    oh and what do you do in the air force? i forgot to ask
     
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    just asking, are you signing up as enlisted or officer?
     
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    i plan on signing up after i get out of college. so if all goes as planned, officer
     
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    but if my life gets any shittier in between that time, im going to say fuck it and just enlist
     
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    I am going to be living on base, and I'm allowed to have firearms in my house.
     
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    Jyokker The trouser snake is very aggressive. It will corn

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    This is base specific.
    Keesler just changed the rules to allow firearms in base housing.
     
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    Jyokker The trouser snake is very aggressive. It will corn

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    The answer to your question is yes and no.
    During intitial training you are required to live in dorms. Depending on the training sq, you may be able to move off base after 30 days. Once you have completed training, no one will force you to stay on base, BUT economics of the area you will be stationed in may dictate otherwise. If you are stationed somewhere that has a high cost of living, and the wife wants to go to college or stay home with the kids, you may not want to pay out of pocket expenses to live off base. Base housing in some areas is very nice. The community aspect of it is great too, especially if you have children.

    To answer your other question, I am in Communications.
     
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    what all does someone in communications do and how long was your training after bmt?
     
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    thanks for all of the answers guys
     
  16. Jyokker

    Jyokker The trouser snake is very aggressive. It will corn

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    This is too broad of a subject to list here.
    Look up these career fields:
    3A0X1 -- Information Management
    3C0X1 -- Communication-Computer Systems Operations
    3C0X2 -- Comm-Computer Systems Programming
    3C1X1 -- Radio Communications Systems
    3C1X2 -- Electromagnetic Spectrum Management
    3C2X1 -- Communication-Computer Systems Control
    3C3X1 -- Comm-Comp Sys Planning & Implementation
    2E0X1 -- Ground Radar Systems
    2E1X1 -- Satellite and Wideband Communications Equip
    2E1X2 -- Meteorological and Navigation Systems
    2E1X3 -- Ground Radio Communications
    2E1X4 -- Visual Imagery and Intrusion Detection Systems
    2E2X1 -- Electronic Computer and Switching Systems
    2E3X1 -- Secure Communication Systems
    2E4X1 -- Space Systems
    2E6X1 -- Communications Antenna Systems
    2E6X2 -- Communication Cable Systems
    2E6X3 -- Telephone Systems
    2E8X1 -- Instrumentation and Telemetry

    For officer, 33S
     
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    Some of the people working at the armory might handle your stuff with less than the respect it deserves.
     
  18. someonenew

    someonenew He's Dangerous

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    housing on base depends on availability.

    In some cases Base housing is a long waiting list. For example in Hawaii it was almost a year waiting list, unless you have children then you get bumped up.

    Rank also plays into housing a lot of times as well.

    If you're single and low ranking fully expect that you'll be living in the Barracks on base as most bases will not grant you permission to live off base until you're about E-5 or above.
     
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    well from a marine prospective...firearms are not allowed in the barracks, and must be placed in the armory. no, our armories are not open 24 hours a day. theres an on call armorer, but good luck. on my base you are allowed to keep weapons in base housing, as long as theyre registered. weapons may be in your vehicle for transportation purposes only, and can not be loaded. the ammunition must be stored in a seperate location from the weapon
     
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    It is my understanding they must be stored in the armory or somewhere off base.

    Not that I would trust them, but that is what I have been told.
     
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    dont flame me, but im looking for a job where i DEF. wont be deployed. me enlisting is completely against my parents, so i figure to ease their minds ill find something that wont really put me in that much of harms way

    if it were up to me, id be on the frontline. but i respect that they dont want their oldest boy to get killed. so im going to try and find a way around that
     
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    someonenew He's Dangerous

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    then don't enlist /discussion
     
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    ya know, im already more willing to do something for my country and myself than most people

    dont bitch because i dont want to upset my parents anymore than i have to

    dick
     
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    Jyokker The trouser snake is very aggressive. It will corn

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    Then you definitly should come in as medical or services.
     
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    SweetDaddyO we need a montage!!

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    the military isn't a "selective sacrifice" deal. deployment is part of the job. some will deploy a little, some will deploy a lot, and very few might not deploy at all, but everyone needs to be ready and willing. the war is over there, not over here.
     

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