"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'll never be in love with you" is a pretty final answer and honestly, kinda harsh. She didn't say "I'm just not that attracted to you" or tell you what she IS attracted to...she put the nail in the coffin and…"
"The 'overcomplication' crack was a joke.
In a single-mother household, the woman literally rules the roost. Not only that, but she teaches her kids -- boys and girls alike -- that the woman rules. They have no idea what the…"
"Sometimes, ya just gotta "Call Roto-Rooter, that's the name, and away go troubles down the drain!"
Especially in older houses, there could be a multitude of probems with the drain line to your local sewer system.
The line from the…"
"I'm not clear if you're asking how to manage your personal taxes, or business taxes/ employees.
For personal taxes, if you're paid as a 1099 employee (contractor), you need to withhold 15.3% for Medicare/SS taxes, plus your income…"
"Granted I don't have a self-employment business like you are considering, but federally speaking, it all pans out about the same.
I don't use a tax accountant and actually file my business taxes with my personal. I am issued a 1099…"