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Would You Join the military again if you had the chance to do it over?

  • Yes, Same branch of service

    Votes: 5 62.5%
  • Yes, Different branch

    Votes: 2 25.0%
  • No way, I hate it

    Votes: 0 0.0%
  • Not sure

    Votes: 1 12.5%

  • Total voters
    8
  • Poll closed .
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My name is pete im 21/m

I want to know what branch of military is the best or has the most bennifits

Ive been talkin to the navy but lots of people say AF
I got a 84 on my asfab and need 3 classes for my bachelors but my gpa isnt good enough for officer programs


do you guys have any suggestion or can tell me about what kinds of jobs you gusy do

I love electronics and computers, I was maybe thinking intelegence

Also, I want to go to the military because i live once and i want to go out and do it

Pete
 

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I have been in the Coast Guard for 14 years and love it. Benefits are about the same in all branches, Just find something you like. I'm in CG aviation and love it. Later just my two cents Stocker
 

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Well, I was in the Army for 10 yrs and it's been my experience that the AF standards of living seem to be higher than the other services. It's a bit harder to get promoted, but in general, AF live better, get higher amount of money for being deployed for training, better food. Anyway, that's my :2cents:

Good luck
 

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Although I didn't really appreciate my military experience @ the time (US Army '75-80) it became a formative time in my life in that I became a much more disciplined individual. Thanks to the GI bill went through college & bought my home with my VA loan.
I still stay in touch with many of those I served with & we had a reunion in 2000 with another coming in 2005. I served overseas & I think that was an experience that everyone should have. Living in another country is great way to expand your world view.

Generally speaking the AF is a more technical branch. Todays Navy & Army do have their technical aspects but there are jobs in both that are very blue collar in their nature. Marines are gung ho military branch but you gotta love 'em.

don't ask me what I did because if I told you I would have to kill you;)
 

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Finishing up 20 years service this week and retiring myself.

I am a Cryptologist in the Navy and will be retiring as a CPO. The great part is I am still going to be doing my 'old' job, just as a Governement Silly Villian :)

My field is intense computer and telecommunications equipment.

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Go Air Force

Check out the
1C2x1 as well as 1T2? or is it 1T1 ah hell.

;)

And if I had to re-enlist, in my current mindset I would join the Army. Standard of living for the AF is better though, and Hindsight is 20-20.
 

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hate to say it but the air force is the way to go..... im in the army.. and even though it takes while for the AF guys to get promoted they get better facilities and barracks than the army. i'll take that as a trade off.
 

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What do you want to do serve your country or get paid. Honestly if your looking to just get paid, finish your bachelors and stay a civilian, Or join the Air force, same thing. Your still gonna walk in in the morning and go "hey bob" to your superior. If you go in the navy and your not an officer, there is no telling what your going to be doing. You could be a genius and still sit in a swing painting the side of a ship. They don't make guarantees, as that goes no one can make you a solid unbreakable contractual enlistment into a certain occ field except the Marines. so reach down grab hold and see if you got a pair. If you do go USMC. Whatever you do good luck.
 

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well i mean it all depends, if you want to go fulltime or part time, personally National Guard is the way to go lol, of course your stuck in a 6 yr enlistment, heehee 1 1/2 yrs to go
 

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Personally I loved my time in the Army. But from what I hear if you are looking for easier duty the Air Force is the way to go.

But no matter which branch you join I wish you the best of luck and thank you for wanting to serve your country! :thumb:
 

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The airforce seems to take better care of you. But when I joined, the army was the only branch that would gaurantee my requested job IN WRITING. If they were to have backed out on their end of the deal, they would've had to have let me walk.
 

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Figure out what it is about the military that interests you. If you need to learn electronics but are not interested in anything a branch of the military can offer, go to college and skip the military.

I was not in the military. The only branch I would have considered would have been the Air Force, but only because I love aircraft and if I could not be a pilot I would have worked in maintenance so I could be around them. If I had enlisted, I would have been flying an F-105 or an F-4 or a B-52 over North Vietnam (and maybe ended up in Hanoi Hilton or in a rubber bag).
 

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Depends on what you want from the military. If you want to work smarter, not harder; would like to use your entire brain when planning/strategizing/accomplishing a task; enjoy a quality of life that is second to none; and have a service that will encourage/help you succeed in whatever venture you choose, then the Air Force is the way to go.

A lot of folks complain that we're the hardest service to get into, but there's a reason for that: we don't want the dullest tool in the shed working on multi-million/billion dollar equipment and we take only the best because we demand only YOUR best.

Been in the blue for 16 years and it's great. Aim High or Cross Into the Blue....it's all up to you.

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If you don't have a huge superiority complex, join the Marine Corps.

We issue one to every recruit!

Actually, it's the best damn thing I ever did with my life. No way I would choose another branch knowing what I know now.
 
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