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Career and education advice for USAFA Cadet

Started this discussion. Last reply by Alexsander Mausheim Jun 1, 2010. 16 Replies

Where does loyalty end?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Justin Aug 19, 2010. 24 Replies

 

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Justin replied to kpeckham's discussion Where does loyalty end?
"When I was at the (Naval) Academy, downloading music was not considered an Honor Violation as there was no real legal interpretation of it as "stealing." But if things are different now, your buddy is putting you into a quandary (by…"
Aug 19, 2010
Todd Serveto replied to kpeckham's discussion Where does loyalty end?
"We have to draw a distinction between loyalty and covering for wrong doing. Loyalty ends at the point at which your allegiance to somebody begins to violate your integrity. Also, your debt of loyalty to a friend is superceded by your debt of loyalty…"
Aug 18, 2010
Travis Tomaszkiewicz replied to kpeckham's discussion Where does loyalty end?
"the world would probably come to a screeching halt if we all stopped telling those little white lies. life isn't as black and white as 'lying is bad, truth is good'"
Aug 18, 2010
Steve Dallas replied to kpeckham's discussion Where does loyalty end?
"Bah, at A&M in the Corps we had "A cadet will not lie, cheat or steal, and will not tolerate those who do". The working interpretation of this was "A cadet will not lie, cheat or steal, and will not tolerate those who got…"
Aug 18, 2010
T Will replied to kpeckham's discussion Where does loyalty end?
"Two of my brothers and one cousin of mine graduated from the Naval Academy (and so did my father and my grandfather, an uncle and two great-grandfathers), so I understand where you're coming from. Do as economists do- consider the value of the…"
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Alexsander Mausheim replied to kpeckham's discussion Career and education advice for USAFA Cadet
"The AF does very silly things just like that all the time, just ask anyone who "voluntarily" left the service with less than eight years to retirement. Flight screening at the academy isn't quite the same thing as full military…"
Jun 1, 2010
Michael1359 replied to kpeckham's discussion Career and education advice for USAFA Cadet
"I can't imagine the AF would not retain you for something if you graduated from the academy. I do know they are downsizing a great deal (my son is AF), and will let you get out for just about any reason now. I tend to think a PoliSci degree…"
Jun 1, 2010
kpeckham replied to Stephen Rausch's discussion I hate exercise, any suggestions?
"I agree. Don't run on a track you will feel slow and be bored. Run with an ipod in and something that takes your mind of the suck. If you want to get in shape learn to push yourself past the suck. Run until your lungs burn and your chest throbs…"
May 29, 2010
Alan Izar replied to kpeckham's discussion Career and education advice for USAFA Cadet
"The way you talk about it, it seems that you have chosen Political Science but are afraid of it because of the job market, and that's why you are considering Civil Engineering. Do your research, find out about the job market and try to picture…"
May 29, 2010
Justin replied to kpeckham's discussion Career and education advice for USAFA Cadet
"They do this if you fail out of flight school- at least in the Navy/Marine Corps, especially during draw-downs. Unfortunately, the needs of the Service the day someone fails out of aviation training don't always match the projected needs five…"
May 29, 2010
Jesse Frigo replied to kpeckham's discussion Career and education advice for USAFA Cadet
"and while the AF might not like it much, the Engineer/Lawyer combo is pretty powerful, and there is a LOT of opportunity there. (Think patent agreements amongst technical companies, or contract disputes regarding the quality of a structure that has…"
May 29, 2010
Jesse Frigo replied to kpeckham's discussion Career and education advice for USAFA Cadet
"I can't imagine that the US Air Force would spend all that money to educate you, get you to sign a contract, put you through flight school, and then let you walk away. I'm sorry, I just don't see it. Possible, yes, but rather…"
May 29, 2010

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