question for shed veterans

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  1. BarberFloyd

    BarberFloyd God Bless DuPont Chemicals Banned User

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    im in my last year of college and want to join a branch of the military. i took the practice asvab and got a 92 which i know isn't exactley accurate. health care specialist interested me the most.
    what branch can give me the best career options? has anyone here made a good living having the military as a reference?

    i know this is off topic but i saw the recent memorial day thread and there seemed to be a lot of servicemen here
     
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    Birddog Well-Known Member

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    Whatever branch you choose, you will reap the benefits for your entire life. I was in the Air Force and loved it. When I got out, I stayed in the same career field for 8 years before going to college, which was 100% paid for, due to being a vet. If you're going to have a degree when you join, go to ots/ocs. Good luck.
     
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    air force
     
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    Never served, but my cousin did. He joined the Navy and they put him through medical school. I forget how long after he had to serve. He is now an obstetrician. I think he made pretty good money (by military standards) while he served, plus I don't think he paid anything for his education. Not sure what his housing allowance was.
     
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  5. Thikken Vaney

    Thikken Vaney What's everyone looking at? VIP Gold

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    Navy.

    See a recruiter and think about getting a commission. Probably too gay to have thought about ROTC, so you'll have to go another route.
     
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    John Coktoaston Well-Known Member

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    I would suggest the Coast Guard, or the Air Force. I was a reservist, and having that experience was a nice addition to my civilian career.
     
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    get your degree, go into the airforce and get commissioned as an officer, continue your studies if you want.
     
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    Navy.
     
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    S1Ws

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    Seriously though. It's cool you want to join. I regret not joining when I was younger.

    Good luck!
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    Air Force is by far the best. And air traffic control is a skill you can learn and have no problem getting a high paying job when you get out. It's what I did. Good luck
     
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  11. lilbuddy67

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    Never served, I'm a puss. However, it seems that fam and friends that have served and tried to get into something specific (engineering, Mechanical,medical,etc.) were lied to and ended up in basic service. Could be a coincidence. Hard to say.
     
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    air force. hardly any marching, no crawling in dirt, much less bullshit.
    :hat:
     
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    cygnus2112 In The Prep Room

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    Navy or air force or coast guard. The other branches you are a soldier first before anything else.
     
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    just watch this movie for all your answers

     
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    Yes, do not listen to the recruiters, they are trying to fill a quote and will tell you what you want to hear. Do your homework and talk to vets or people currently on active duty.
     
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