They and I had to learn the balance of respecting the fact that we are always Marines, even out of uniform, that I do get that respect as an NCO ....
BUT I also needed to remember these are my friends and I should treat them as such.
The latest numbers show that only about 17% of servicemembers reach the full 20 years required for an active duty pension.
It’s a wonderful achievement and a testament to the hard work and dedication it takes to make a career of the military.
The Prior Service Business Rules acts as a guide for Soldiers who are interested in reenlisting in the regular Army.
Perhaps you are already dating someone in the military but want to know more before making a serious commitment.It's official: Soldiers can now get their arms, legs and most of their bodies covered in tattoos.The Army published an update to Army Regulation 670-1 on Friday, meaning the new tattoo rules are officially in It's official: Soldiers can now get their arms, legs and most of their bodies covered in tattoos. Glenn Thompson (R-Penn.) is stepping up to introduce the Proudly Restoring Officers of Prior Enlistment Retirement (PROPER) Act.The bill would modify existing discharge authority to allow military officers appointed from the enlisted ranks with at least 20 years of service to retire as an officer with only four years of service as a commissioned officer. Very few military members remain on active duty long enough to earn a military pension.