In Uniform

Discussion in 'Forum for Polls' started by Salty, Jul 6, 2012.

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Have you served in the US Military

  1. I have served in combat while on Active Duty

    10.0%
  2. I have served in combat while in Reserve/NG

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  3. I have served on AD - but no combat time

    60.0%
  4. I have served in Reserve/NG but no combat

    15.0%
  5. I tried to enlist, but did not qualify

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  6. I have never attempted to enlist

    25.0%
  7. I was drafted

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  8. I would not want to serve

    5.0%
  9. If drafted, I would find some way to stay out

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  10. I was married to my husband while he was in

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
Multiple votes are allowed.
  1. Salty

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    Have you worn the uniform of the United States Military?

    Didn't have room for "other" but if it applies, please comment

    Keep in mind, it is a multiple choice poll - so please check all that apply



    Note: this was supposed to be a public poll....
     
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  2. Salty

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    I joined in '70 (not due to the draft).
    Had orders for Vietnam, but was diverted to Germany
     
  3. ktn4eg

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    USAF, 1964-69; TN ANG, 1988-2005. Retired E-6

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  4. SaggyWoman

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    My sister and brother in law served in the navy in the 80's.
     
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    Oh, and my father served in WWII
     
  6. Jon-Marc

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    I joined the Air Force in 1965 (I had a cousin who was a recruiter) and got out with three stripes, which at that time was Sergeant. Fortunately, I didn't go to war. I thought about making it a career and wish I had.
     
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    No combat duty but lived through 3 years in Germany with the Baader-Mienhof faction bombing cars in our housing area back in the early 80s. Probably half a dozen bombings. One was a block from our home in Butzbach. My middle son says he was safer as an adult GI during Iraqi Freedom than as a 2 year old dependant in Germany.
     
  8. LillyoftheValley

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    My Grandfather served in WWII, step-father-in-law served in Vietnam, oldest brother was USMC, second oldest brother is currently serving in the Army, youngest brother is looking into enlisting. My husband served 4 years in the USMC, but I was not married to him at the time (I was 9-13 years old when he served) his two brothers have both served (Army), and several of our friends have served or are currently serving.

    I personally have never served, I'm just one of the reasons that they all have.
     
  9. Salty

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    Its interesting that some on this board have stated - well lets just say they would never join the Army under any condidtions - wonder why they have not voted?
     
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    US Army - 1960-1962, Volunteered for the draft. Spent most of my time ion the 97th Signal Battalion, Mannheim Germany. Tense time when the Berlin Wall was constructed.
     
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    Had a low draft number, so I enlisted in the army. Served 2 tours in Vietnam 71-73
     

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