Skip to comments.WOULD YOU ENLIST TODAY, TO JOIN THE WAR ON TERROR, IF THE MILITARY WOULD HAVE YOU?
Posted on 06/29/2004 1:44:09 PM PDT by BagCamAddict
If there were no restrictions on age, weight, fitness, etc., would you sign up to join the War on Terror??
This is a vanity poll, due to the news today that the Army may be dipping into the Individual Ready Reserve pool. Several Freepers have indicated they would go if called upon, but they don't think they will be called due to their age.
Please post ONLY ONCE, and ONLY IF YOU WOULD GO, so that we can easily see the tally by looking at the number of replies.
You bet. I got my knee brace ready and cocked, locked, and ready to rock. Hell, if it wasn't for my bad knee (tore my ACL, PCL, MCL, and LCL my Sr. year of HS), I would probably be in Iraq right now.
Yes. Age 34, asthmatic.
I have a 4 yo son, so I'd only go for 6 months at time.
Sure I would. And my daughter leaves for OTS July 5th. I'll be a USAF dad and damn proud too.
I'd go if i could be a combat engineer running an ACE or D-9
Yes, I'm too old but there is a lot I can do to help the effort.
Only if they let me torture the prisoners.
I'm a 53 year old Viet Vet and I'm ready, even if I have to wait for the war to come to me. I'd go back in an instant.
Gave 'em 26 years, what's a few more between friends.
I'm 57 got out in 1969, So there's no hope.
That said I have never, ever been prouder of our military and the principled stand taken by President Bush. I wish I could re-enlist I would do it today.
Hell, I never had half so much fun in college!
Yes. I talked to a recruiter, but some issues prevented me from being able to re-take the plunge.
My resume = 29J, 29S, 39T, 63W - I figured at least the last one had a need!
Just turned 37..go in a heartbeat.
ABSOLUTELY!!!!! At age 51, I have makeup to coordinate with both "desert" and "jungle" fatigues - But I would do whatever is asked of me!! I LOVE MY COUNTRY!!
Let me put it this way: I seriously regret that I don't have the opportunity to go.
Over 60. Ready and willing. Let's roll.
Absolutely. I have a score to settle. Confusion to the enemy.
Age 64 hunter could still take out some before I was killed.
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