MIL Question for the officers

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  1. Maffy29

    Maffy29 Active Member

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    My sister will be graduating this spring from college and ROTC (Nurse Corps). I'd like to get her something that could help her as a new 2LT. I thought about some good books on leadership, but I don't think she'll have that many soldiers under her. Any suggestions? Cost is not a concern.
     
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    Birth Control.
     
  3. radhaz

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    I imagine all branches have required reading programs. Since you said 2lt vice ensign we can rule out USN/Coasties so that leaves Army, Marines or the Air Force.

    The Corps Required Reading Program is MCBUL 1500

    Air Force Required Reading can be found at http://www.af.mil/library/csafreading/

    Army's is http://www.army.mil/cmh-pg/reference/CSAList/CSAList.htm

    Pick whichever branch applies and purchase a few. Not all the books are "leadership" books and span a wide array of subjects.
     
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  5. shiba

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    get her something to get by BOLC II with ease. Theres this line of phamplets out that gives great field advice for soldiers. I think they were called "the ranger handbook" but I'm not too sure.
     
  6. whitecouch

    whitecouch spendin' our golden years in OT Supporter

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    Getting started on a pre-nup and divorice papers with fill in the blanks for the names couldn't hurt either. Most new to the military knock out the first few marriages QUICK.
     
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    Noah The things we know best are the things we haven't OT Supporter

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    Agreed...any of the Ranger Handbooks will help a great deal. I've been told that www.supertrooper.com is a good site to use, though haven't tried it myself yet.

    Tell her Congrats!! I take my Commissioning this Wednesday though OCS! Will post pics once I have some.
     
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    whitecouch spendin' our golden years in OT Supporter

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    shes nurse corps so she wont have to worry about birth control, im pretty sure they teach coat hangar philosophy in training :noes:
     
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    bloodred83 im in ur cost gard, savin' ur boatz

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

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    While I was at Camp McClellan for AIT I stopped by the supertrooper factory/warehouse. It's like a toy shop for soldiers. :cool:

    The building is as basic as it can be. Just a large stand-alone metal warehouse out in the middle of nowhere. When you go inside, somebody will eventually look up from their nametape sewing station and come over to help you. You pretty much get free run of the area where they store all the stuff in their catalog, and someone comes over to see if you need assistance every once in a while. Very nice people. :bigthumb:

    While I was there, I got an ACU nametape that says "DUMMY". I'm still looking for the target of my next practical joke. :mamoru:
     

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