Jonathan Gomez
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Army Reserves

Started this discussion. Last reply by Karl Helweg May 6, 2014. 18 Replies

Well, Iv thought pretty much for 2 years now and i honestly want to join the Army reserves or national guard. The only problem is with me being 17 and in high school its hard to convince my mom to…Continue

 

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Karl Helweg replied to Jonathan Gomez's discussion Army Reserves
"Try selling your parents on this instead: http://www.nc082.com/  Speak with their "DCC" about how this can help you with rank, scholarships, and beef up your resume.  CAP takes a LOT more self motivation but it can be a great…"
May 6, 2014
Dan Wall replied to Jonathan Gomez's discussion Army Reserves
"Your parents will always love you no matter what. They don't want you to grow up too fast. When they see you have thought this out and stuck to your guns they can't help but be proud of you for finishing something very hard and serving…"
May 6, 2014
Wayne replied to Jonathan Gomez's discussion Army Reserves
"As Stephen said going ROTC is the best route. All branches of the military have "programs" to cross over to officer but they are piss poor at best. out of about 20 people That I have seen try over the years only 2 crossed over to the…"
May 6, 2014
Jonathan Gomez replied to Jonathan Gomez's discussion Army Reserves
"Alright i'll do that then, it seems like SMP might help me a little bit more at least. and thanks about the Warning on the Tattoo regulations, helps out a lot if i ever decide to get tattoos."
May 2, 2014
Chad Baon replied to Jonathan Gomez's discussion Army Reserves
"If you do decide to go enlisted and then ROTC, I must caution you on one thing. If you go to ROTC as an enlisted member who has combat experience, a deployment or even basic training under your belt you may hate ROTC. You will be surrounded by…"
May 2, 2014
Chad Baon replied to Jonathan Gomez's discussion Army Reserves
""The purpose of the SMP Program is to: (1) give eligible enlisted members of the Army National Guard and Army Reserve an opportunity to participate in the Advanced ROTC Program"  I was a member of SMP so I know what I am talking…"
May 2, 2014
Stephen Jashub Comstock replied to Jonathan Gomez's discussion Army Reserves
"That's what I thought, but I'm neither a reservist or guardsman, so I don't know the nuances of those realms."
May 2, 2014
Stephen Jashub Comstock replied to Jonathan Gomez's discussion Army Reserves
"I stand corrected."
May 2, 2014
Chad Baon replied to Jonathan Gomez's discussion Army Reserves
"Not true. There are a few programs that allow enlisted members to get their commission. You can be in the guard and also in rotc at the same time. It is called The Simultaneous Membership Program. Having already completed basic and AIT…"
May 2, 2014
Stephen Jashub Comstock replied to Jonathan Gomez's discussion Army Reserves
"If you're gonna go enlisted, you will stay enlisted until the d of your contract. That's just way to roundabout of a way, when you could just join ROTC, still go to the field, still do all the super hooah army stuff, and get commissioned…"
May 2, 2014
Stephen Jashub Comstock replied to Jonathan Gomez's discussion Army Reserves
"Yeah, you gotta pick one or the other. I'd suggest talking to an Army officer recruiter and let him explain the details of how ROTC works"
May 2, 2014
Jonathan Gomez replied to Jonathan Gomez's discussion Army Reserves
"Yea I am also planning to do ROTC in college, the thing is that I kinda wanted to do Reserve now so i could some pay and do all of that while getting my officer training you something kinda like getting the experience"
May 2, 2014
Stephen Jashub Comstock replied to Jonathan Gomez's discussion Army Reserves
"If you are wanting to go officer, it would be wiser to try to enroll into ROTC. You won't actually be in the Army until you graduate and are commissioned, and it won't interfere with your education (would actually complement it). And they…"
May 1, 2014
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Army Reserves

Well, Iv thought pretty much for 2 years now and i honestly want to join the Army reserves or national guard. The only problem is with me being 17 and in high school its hard to convince my mom to let me enter the reserves now so i could start now and continue up through college so i can come out an officer. I've told her this and my dad for the past few months hoping that it would work in convincing them but its just poop, there really adamant about be not entering, ill be 18 soon this Dec.…See More
May 1, 2014
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