MIL Well just got back from MEPS

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  1. FSTMX5

    FSTMX5 New Member

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    Going in Air Force for 6 years, i did very well on the asvab and dlab so i got "crytologic linguist" as my job as well as a nice 12k bonus. Also get to go to DLI in montery for a year


    i'm pumped :wiggle:


    leave for basic march 14th :wavey:
     
  2. brownfield

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    Wow... congrat's on joining the military. But a 6 year contract is hell on earth. Believe me. I regret sigining that 6 year contract every day of my life.
     
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    :dunno: ...i come from a military family...air force actually so i know what the military life is like. I was planning on doing 4 but then i only got a 4k bonus and i figured since tech school for linguist is about a year and a half its really not THAT much more i'm going to be deployed or whatnot


    i dunno....we'll see how it goes :sadwavey:
     
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    Yeah... I'm not saying this like it's a bad thing, but the Air Force has a much higher standard of living than the army does so it probably won't actually be that bad.
     
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    Ya I hear ya, i was a little nervous if only because of the 2 year reserve you can be called back on but i figured i only have about a year and a half to get my bachelors so i'll be able to finish that and have them pay for it...the bonus more than pays for my outstanding student loans now and i have the GI bill for flight training when i get out.


    I really couldnt turn that down, especially when you add that on top of the fact that i'm going to be doing something i wanted to do
     
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    Montel Williams was a crypto linguist.
     
  7. gunsnlove

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    duck walk ftw :hsugh:
     
  8. Socrates

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    Fuck MEPS.

    I hated that fucking place.
     
  9. Jyokker

    Jyokker The trouser snake is very aggressive. It will corn

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    GOOD LUCK. You're going to need it. Think of other jobs you might want to do incase you fail out of the tech school.
    Also, if you do fail, say bye bye to the bonus.
    Now go get em tiger!
     
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    FSTMX5 New Member

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    duck walk didnt really bother me too much but the whole physical with the doc and "drop your pants and bend over" was a little weird to hear :ugh:
     
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    :rofl: That's always the first thing that comes to mind when I think of MEPS.

    I hated that fucking place.
     
  12. Ranger-AO

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

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    You should see what happens during the "over 40" MEPS physical. :mamoru:
     
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    My knees cracked like a motherfucker when I did that shit. And some fat dude was watching us do it along with some fucking african :ugh: .
     
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    all i have to say is Class I flight physical
     
  15. evan2

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    i wish i signed up for 6
    i did 4 becuase i had no prior military exp from anyone in my family or friends

    i would of came in A1C and had a enlistement bonus
    but i was able to re enlist tax free for 18k so it might of been worth it who knows
     
  16. gunsnlove

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    :eek3: I must have supressed this memory.

    goddamn there were some cute girls in sick call though. :run:
     
  17. SweetDaddyO

    SweetDaddyO we need a montage!!

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    so are you gonna try to be aircrew? i had an aircrew linguist in my element at survival school - he really liked his job, although he was still in the training pipeline at the time.
     
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    airforce... ugh... go army :)
     
  19. fintheman

    fintheman I will ebay O/T!

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    6 year?

    I dunno....I usually point everyone away from that direction

    Anyways, with that job, you get the right contacts with the contractors on base and you'll be making some cash.
     
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    MEPS definately sucked. Felt like some black mesa type deal.
     
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    I did both the Marines and Army physicals... no duckwalks.

    I did get to wait 12.5 hours for a fucking height/weight check (It had been too long since my phys or something). Fuck MEPS
     
  22. cossack

    cossack Resident thread killer

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    at the meps in tamps all the medical examiners are korean of something like that and none of them speak english very well. the one guy yelled at me 3 time to bend over and spread em till i finally understood him.
     

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