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To: SAMWolf
So she joined the Oregon National Guard for the money, or what?!

All this whiny pacifism is starting to piss me off, especially when it's coming from alleged National Guard members.

32 posted on 09/17/2001 2:45:07 PM PDT by zoyd
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To: zoyd
First off - her letter is horrible and yes, she should immediately receive a dishonorable discharge. I started thinking about all the fun, exciting, advertisements I have heard in recent years, "In the Army National Guard, You Can.."

From the Oregon National Guard Homepage:

Join us for 2 days a month, 2 weeks in the Summer and take advantage of:

Pay: Monthly drill pay, active duty pay (during Basic Training, Advanced Individual Training, and Annual Training).
Money for College: GI Bill, State/Federal Tuition Assistance Programs, Student Loan Repayment and more.
Cash Enlistment Bonus: Pays $8000 to qualified soldiers.
Student Loan Repayment Program: Helps repay your student loans (for qualified soldiers).
Retirement: 20 years service = $$ + Benefits.
VA Home Loan Program: You may qualify for the VA Home Loan Program as a member of the Oregon Army National Guard.
Serviceman's Group Life Insurance: Up to $200,000 of life insurance.
Space Available Travel: Free travel on military aircraft.
Become a Commissioned Officer: You may decide to become an officer through the Oregon Military Academy or the "Gold Program at on of our state colleges.
Training: Enhance your life or career with both active and inactive duty training. Get a CDL, computer skills or paramedic training. The list of skills we offer is lengthy.
Jobs: No matter if you prefer office work, shop work or night vision enhanced attacks we have both full and part time openings.
Eligibility Form: Tell us about you.
For more information contact SFC Kerzman

When you advertise Club Med....somehow I would guess a lot of recruits don't read the (for qualified soldiers) line.

190 posted on 09/17/2001 4:31:19 PM PDT by terilyn
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