"The military can help you with your civilian career if your career goal aligns with the military's needs. My stepson was a pretty good driver by the time he was 16. He started driving delivery trucks right out of high school. …"
"I should have clarified that point. I only said to be prepared to be treated that way. It has a purpose. They have to break down the individual personality and cultural differences and replace those with a common culture that…"
"First of all, it is manly to work. It is not manly to not work. There is honor in work. There is dishonor in laziness. The seemingly lowest employee of a McDonald's cleaning toilets stands a mile above the slickest…"
"I was never in the military. I grew up as a "military brat." (And I was a real brat too.) My dad served in the USAF and Vietnam. My granddad served in the Army and WWI. My great granddad served in the…"
"It changes from month to month, or season to season. I just spent about three months figuring out how to get a razor sharp edge on almost any knife. Before that I learned how to drop a squirrel at 10 yards with a BB pistol. Before…"
"In my trunk I have an 18th century tent, a Boy Scout cot, two wool blankets, a sleeping bag, a mallet for tent spikes, rope, a flat of bottled water and a first aid kit. I suppose there's a spare tire and tire iron in there somewhere, too."
"I'm sympathetic to his message, but he's replying to one piece of overly broad advice with another. There may be value to this insofar as it grabs attention and gets people thinking, insofar as the sort of refinements I would propose…"