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Six years in Hawaii Army National Guard, but never signed any
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Hello, I served 8 years in the Marine Corps and got an honorable
Hello, I served 8 years in the Marine Corps and got an honorable discharge. After that I joined the National Guard. When I signed up, I signed up for a specific MOS. I was awaiting to go to my MOS tra… read more
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To be clear, I was in the Marine Corp Reserve from 1971 to
To be clear, I was in the Marine Corp Reserve from 1971 to 1973 and have an Honorable Discharge in 1973. I was assigned to active duty for 6 months for training and then continuous training. But since… read more
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I joined the marine corps right out of high school with out
I joined the marine corps right out of high school with out a lot of thought put into it. I went the reservist route and I'm glad I didn't go active. I am going to college for fiber splicing and commu… read more
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I was seperated from the marine corps with a BCD 5 years ago
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I was in the marine reserves and missed drill about 9 times
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