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Old 01-12-2018, 11:28 AM   #21
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Thanks for the advice guys! I am in very good shape, but probably not special forces shape/mentality. But I will still ask my recruiter when I meet her next.

I spoke to my boss and he totally fine with the time I'd be away for basic which was very reassuring. Basically whatever I needed, he told me he had me covered.

I am going to fill out my application packet this weekend and hand it into my recruiter on Monday. I am then going to just take a week off to think before I make my final decision.
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Old 01-18-2018, 03:42 PM   #22
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Hey guys,

Just figured I'd give a quick follow-up. Thanks for all of the thoughts and advice.

I did end up requesting an infantry spot and will go do my physical/oath next week. I will be in the 2-108th infantry division. I asked about the whole special forces thing. One of the recruiters in the office told me that basically if I qualify in like the top 1-2% of the trainees, I can sign up for the training, or something along those lines. Guess I'll just have to give it my all!

On a side note I wasn't excited to hear they don't let you wear contact lenses and instead I get these 3'' thick glasses lol.
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Congrats and good luck.
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Old 01-18-2018, 07:17 PM   #24
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Recruiters HATE when people want to be Warrant officers/Pilots off the street. There is something about the way those types of recruits don’t fill their required slots and it takes a long time to finish the whole training footprint and be a successful “hire” for that recruiter. Many will lie and insist that you enlist first to be a crew chief/mechanic before becoming a warrant officer pilot.


The same goes for commissioned officers! Every ARNG recruiter I’ve spoken to has insisted that I must enlist first.
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On a side note I wasn't excited to hear they don't let you wear contact lenses and instead I get these 3'' thick glasses lol.
Congrats and good luck. BTW they are called "BC" (Birth Control) Glasses.
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Old 01-20-2018, 01:14 PM   #26
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Thank you. Some of my motivation is that my grandfather fought in the 10th mountain div. In wwii. I hope hed be proud lol.
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