Skip to comments.Daughter Interested in Joining the Military
Posted on 04/07/2014 5:35:52 PM PDT by MacMattico
Wow. My daughter is 16, an A student and interested in possibly joining the military. While this fills me with great pride, and my family has a history of male members in the navy and Marine Corp, this kind of blew my mind. Not in a bad way, I guess it's just amazing, wonderful and scary all at the same time coming from MY daughter!
I was wondering if anybody would like to share any and everything they know about their daughter or females in general in the military. At this point she is thinking of an eventual career in something like Energency Management, perhaps law or intelligence, or a medical field. In other words undecided, but we have a family history of Veterans that went into Emergency Management and Firefighting, so maybe that's what she sees as "the family business"! It's a lot to take in all at once for a mom, but what should she be doing now if this were her eventual goal? She is a Varsity athlete, good student, and keeps out of trouble. Thanks so much! And while I will of course ask within the family, I appreciate outside opinions.
I hope she’s ready to affirm same-sex marriage. (that’s a requirement now)
they promote gayness and they promote antiChristianity....
they are training them to turn on we the citizens...
in all good conscience why would anybody encourage or enable their sons or dtrs to be part of this?....why feed the monster?
What branch of the military is she planning on joining?
She needs to stay focused in school. HS transcripts tell a lot. Is she looking at getting a commission? Does her HS offer ROTC?
Tell her to stay the hell away from today’s military....it’s not yours or your father’s. It’s a social experiment which incidentally, does not protect women from rape or assault.
Her Marine Uncle recommends the Air Force, but I don’t really think she has decided that yet.
don’t do it today.
I would never serve or help progressives in any endeavor they partake. furthermore, I would recommend tripping them up and sabotaging their efforts at every opportunity
With the utter structural damage that has been done to the military by the current regime, I could not, in clear conscience, counsel anybody to go in at this time...and probably not for several years, if not a decade or longer, until after this regime is ousted from power. And THAT’s if a conservative replaces him. If Hitlery replaces him, then God have mercy on us all.
Does she have a FReeper view on the world and on society? Particularly in regard to conservative politics...and most especially in regard to sodomites? If so, she will have to guard her tongue...both on duty and off duty...as long as she wears the uniform.
If she is really interested, I’d suggest that she graduate from HS, go on and get a 4 year degree from a good, solid, God-fearing college...and, at that point, take a good hard look at it.
MSgt, USAF (Ret)
ROTC, then get a job requiring a clearance. She will be able to find a great job in EM at the Fed level or with a consulting firm and make over $100,000 a year.
So we should let the military be taken over by the lefties and not encourage good, serious, patriotic people to join?
Talk to her about going through the ROTC program. It will pay for her college and get her feet wet with the military.
I didn’t know that you had been in the military. Thank you.
Today’s military is a social experiment and under this regime it is best left alone. I am former military and enjoyed my time as a reservist years ago....yet will not advise my offspring to participate as I see the dangers, deceptions, and absolute disgraceful changes.
ROTC. As much as possible.
My favorite cousin joined the army decades ago. She went to college, though, and went through ROTC there before enlisting. She went through various training including parachuting (just training, nothing major). She went to various posts before meeting her husband in Seattle, who also was Army. They have since been in various positions until her husband retired (she quit the Army a while back), including much in Germany and also in Egypt. (She was returning to Egypt from leave at the time of that airline crash from NY - scary!) They are back in Germany for the Army because they offered HER a job teaching German/English as needed (that was her major in college), and her husband went with her.
Maybe your daughter could encourage my twin nieces to join. Regardless of the PC, I think they could still get a nice kick in the respective butts that would straighten them out.
I'm paid well, serve with a great bunch of people, get to see the world, enjoy excellent benefits and I don't have to enroll in Obamacare (not yet, anyways).
I would recommend the Navy to anyone interested in serving.
Her high school does not offer ROTC. She has a male friend that is in an Air force program outside of school, but I don’t know much about that yet.
I’m afraid I have to agree with ya’. I’m from a military family. It’s just not the same anymore.
The military is getting very selective now.
To join as an enlisted soldier:
You need a HS diploma. No GED.
No run-ins with the law. No drugs. No DUI.
Pass a military SAT type test
Take a physical fitness test
No medical issues. Not even a minor one. No asthma.
Military intelligence will get you a civilian job. Same with logistics and communications.
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