I don't know if there is a group or post about this yet, but I couldn't find one. Whether you're for the war or against the war, America is fighting and our boys are stuck thousands of miles from…Continue
"I couldn't agree with this post more! Sometimes I worry that I am starting to sound like a recruiter. I've been chewed out by a teacher and two parents so far, for suggesting to a high school senior and two college kids that they enlist. I…"
"As an Officer in the United States Army who spend 15 months overseas in Afghanistan, here's my take on supporting the troops: Enlist.
While the free candy, soap, toothbrushes, and socks are nice, most FOBs overseas are overrun with these…"
"I can't speak for the other services, but when the Army Reserve deployed me to southwest Asia six and seven years ago, I began to notice that pretty much every unit had a Family Support Group that did things like organize care packages. If…"
"This is a very good idea, however I will give you a heads up this probably isn't the best place to have this information posted. I was deployed for Operation Iraqi Freedom 07-09 and very much appreciated having groups back home send us care…"
"I'm leaving on Halloween, so I'll have an address for you guys in a couple weeks, but I can tell you what we need. Q tips and baby wipes. That covers most of the personal hygiene stuff, everyone has their own personal opinions for stuff…"
I don't know if there is a group or post about this yet, but I couldn't find one. Whether you're for the war or against the war, America is fighting and our boys are stuck thousands of miles from home. Some of these men have never been out of their county, never been away from home and are putting their lives on the line for our freedom. I was hoping that this could be a place where any combat deployed soildger could put his company's contact info on the wall here along with a list of what he…See More
"Hey man, thanks for your service. Are you still deployed or home? My father was an Army man, I have more respect than you can even know for what you boys are doing over there. If you're still deployed, I'd love to have your mailing…"
"I really like that you tip the postmen, trashman and what not. I tip my morning bagle guy on Chirstmass, I've completely forgotten about the postman and trash guys. Now you've just tipped me. I'll be sure to hit them up come december."
"I"ve been having this problem a lot with my local bar. I live in East Harlem, NYC, and it's an awesome bar but tends to attract the wrong crowd on weekends. I live between two projects and the bar the kids from the projects usually went to…"
"I've always gone back and forth on tipping. Why should I pay someone for doing their job? Yet, shouldn't people be rewarded on good work. That has led me to be quite the extreme tipper. I've tipped up to 30%, but I also have no…"
"I think tipping the maid staff at a hotle is huge. My father taught me this, as he as in the army and therefore on the road a lot. He always said "you'd be suprided what a few bucks can do to your room." Whenever I travel with him,…"
I'm an Army Brat who grew up in Seoul, just recently graduated and now working in the Advertising industry in NYC. I love engaging in intellectual discussions (be it religious, political, socio-econimical or anything that anyone has an opinion on). The daily grind of wake up, work, sleep has been taking its toll which is what brings me here. Its great to find a community where we can discuss and do man things. Maybe cut down a tree, build a fire, kill a bear. You know , man things. haha.
"Because it is a loathsome invention by the polarized right to throw as a cheap gimmick against the left.'Ohh the nazis were socialist, remember how bad they were, you're a socialist, so you're a nazi, your badddddd!'
"I would have to agree there, it is often heartbreaking but it really does improve their quality of life, especially if the family visits frequently. Having a 24 hour staff of professionals to make sure they get the care they need, and often some…"
"I worked as a certified nursing assistant in a nursing home for a couple of years. You have to understand my job description was changing adult briefs and helping assist in ADLs, I agree this is a big problem. The potential skin breakdown from not…"
"They are an easy disarm if the person is willing to be harmed to take it away from you. If they aren't willing it is tougher, some martial artists could probably do it. I think the best tool you have for disarming is surprise, if they already…"
"I can only trace the Fraser Scottish side back to 1700, too many people named Thomas Fraser who named their sons Thomas Fraser. The records I need haven't been digitized yet so there's still hope. The Buchanan side from my mother can be…"
"That is a LITTLE far! I shave my head myself now, but it would be fun to have a barber do it occasionally. There are a few expensive "gentlemen's lounges" that do headshaves. I'll need to save up my pennies.…"
"Bit of an update and another question:
- I weighed in at 150 lbs. today, so a gain of eight pounds so far. I know it's not gainz, but it's progress, and it seems like every one of those pounds has been a fight. But, as I said, progress.…"