"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…"
"I didn't mean to get that metaphysical about it. ;) I meant something more along the lines of our own biases, prejudices, preconceived notions, reactions to certain types of stimulii, etc. As open-minded and free as we think we are, there…"
"Well, said massacres were what - 15 years ago? 20 years ago? In a large country, with many large law enforcement divisions, abominations, blunders, and miscarriages of justice unfortunately will happen. They're intolerable. They must be studied…"
"Not the kind of tactical team needed for a massacre. Just the kind of team appropriate for the work. I know guns and body armor look scary to unarmed people, but in the American public is heavily armed. Rural folks such as myself and this idiot…"