"Excellent points. #4 is a concern, but as he gets older it has diminished greatly.
I have planted the seed that there are many ways he can serve as a civilian. He is very concerned with how soldiers deal with returning stateside after combat. I told…"
"I don't want to discourage him, but I want to make sure he is fully informed. I have an appointment to speak with in JROTC instructor after Thanksgiving and everyone input will help me know what to discuss with him.
Thank you for the thoughtful…"
"Before commenting I want it to be clear that I have only a superficial understanding of the challenges your son faces. You know your son and his capabilities best.
That being said, as a leader in the Army, I'd like to point out a few…"
"Your best bet would be to talk to an Army officer recruiter. I don't think anyone here can really answer it for you. My guess is the Aspbergers may present a problem, mild as it is. I could be wrong though. The ROTC officer may be able to help…"
My son is in JROTC. He has very mild Aspbergers and ADD and is doing extremely well without scholastic accommodations and medication for the ADD. If he takes the ROTC path in college and gets off his meds do you think there is a chance the Army would accept him? I have read many differing opinions on this.He is a driven young man with a strong desire to serve.See More
"i am 5' 7". i don't feel short at all. oddly, people tell me i am short, make short jokes, etc... but it just doesn't faze me, never has. sometimes i realize i am always looking up at other men when standing…"
"A few disjointed thoughts, for what little they're worth:
America is far more "socialist" than I think a portion of the public believes. In other countries I've been to, business is much less encumbered by regulation. BUT,…"
"I do it regularly. It's pretty good. One of the big tricks is: however tempting it is to get it to blend more smoothly, don't put in too much liquid. Run the blender for longer instead.
...and the order you put the…"