MIL So my brother went off to Merchant Marine Academy...

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  1. Zourn

    Zourn 16-bit Ninja OT Supporter

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    and I have no real clue what they do, besides drive tugboats. :ugh:
    All i really know about merchant marines is that I am supposed to salute their officers. :dunno:
     
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    Ranger-AO I'm here for the Taliban party. Moderator

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    They got blown up a lot during WWII. And that's about all I know about that. :wiggle:
     
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    Ranger-AO I'm here for the Taliban party. Moderator

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  5. Zourn

    Zourn 16-bit Ninja OT Supporter

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    So, they are basically a supply force.
     
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    DaRkPhAnToM FML OT Supporter

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    i had a few drinks with a former merchant marine at a bar one time. he was retired or watever, he was pretty old. very cool guy and very cool stories he told me. i was impressed
     
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    Quit post whoring.
     
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    JL Wander-er OT Supporter

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    The merchant marine academy is also considered a military academy. Its grads can take a commission with any of the services instead of serving as a Merchant Marine.
     
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    what was the point of my post? it was directly related to the topic. i was saying how my experience with a merchant marine was great and that i was saying they were good in my opinion. i was just showing my approval of them, therefore showing that this guy whos brother is going to the academy, that i view them as useful people... you are an idiot
     

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