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  • Mjölnir's Avatar
    Yesterday, 08:40 PM
    The reason I say this isn't as much of a double standard as it sounds like is being made here, there are service members of all ranks who have this...
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  • FLAPS's Avatar
    Yesterday, 05:59 PM
    Well, at least from my experience (10 enlisted/13 officer), things weren't as unfair as assumed by most. I worked with a fat LT who was kicked out...
    13 replies | 531 view(s)
  • garhkal's Avatar
    Yesterday, 05:51 PM
    In the navy, it was one rule for E1-6, one for the chief community, and one for the officers...
    13 replies | 531 view(s)
  • LogDog's Avatar
    Yesterday, 05:05 PM
    When I was in the AF, we had a saying "One rule for the enlisted and one rule for the officers." This seems to uphold that saying and it might just...
    13 replies | 531 view(s)
  • LogDog's Avatar
    Yesterday, 04:48 PM
    I agree that there should always be someone who could step-in and do a job someone else does when they're gone. I don't see the Admiral's job as...
    13 replies | 531 view(s)
  • SeaLawyer's Avatar
    Yesterday, 01:57 PM
    While I readily admit: Most enlisted jobs can't be performed from a wheelchair, I do believe the same opportunity should be offered to others in...
    13 replies | 531 view(s)
  • FLAPS's Avatar
    Yesterday, 11:28 AM
    Lots of debate over whether or not this is a double standard. I think it comes down to perception. Remember the saying, "perception is reality"? The...
    13 replies | 531 view(s)
  • garhkal's Avatar
    Yesterday, 03:37 AM
    It certainly does seem like a double standard.. Even when i was in, it was common practice to NEVER be the only person who could do job X.. ...
    13 replies | 531 view(s)
  • Mjölnir's Avatar
    04-16-2019, 10:56 PM
    I don't know that 'double standard' is exactly correct. There are enlisted service members who have been retained who were in wheelchairs. I know a...
    13 replies | 531 view(s)
  • Mjölnir's Avatar
    04-16-2019, 10:56 PM
    I don't know that 'double standard' is exactly correct. There are enlisted service members who have been retained who were in wheelchairs. I know a...
    13 replies | 531 view(s)
  • Mjölnir's Avatar
    04-16-2019, 03:02 PM
    Mjölnir replied to a thread Revive the Forum in Off Duty
    Our Federal Taxes went up a bit. We had reworked our deductions so we only ended up paying <$1000 to settle up after our paycheck withholding. My...
    23 replies | 1993 view(s)
  • FLAPS's Avatar
    04-16-2019, 11:24 AM
    FLAPS replied to a thread Revive the Forum in Off Duty
    I don't remember the exact numbers, but with the higher deduction I definitely paid less in taxes. I used that money (approx. $2,000) to take my wife...
    23 replies | 1993 view(s)
  • Rainmaker's Avatar
    04-16-2019, 12:38 AM
    Rainmaker replied to a thread Revive the Forum in Off Duty
    Well i fared a little better than last year. my taxable income went up $10K. But, Fed Taxes owed dropped by over $2800. All told had $29K FITW...
    23 replies | 1993 view(s)
  • SeaLawyer's Avatar
    04-15-2019, 06:56 PM
    SeaLawyer replied to a thread Revive the Forum in Off Duty
    Just one family? I supported a TRIBE last year (and three years preceeding). This is the first year in about five years I'm getting something back......
    23 replies | 1993 view(s)
  • Rainmaker's Avatar
    04-15-2019, 05:52 PM
    Rainmaker replied to a thread Revive the Forum in Off Duty
    Well it didn't take Nancy Drew and the Hardy boys to figure it out SJ. Now, i just need to find where the other family that I'm supporting lives......
    23 replies | 1993 view(s)
  • LogDog's Avatar
    04-15-2019, 05:46 PM
    Yes, it appears there is a double standard at work here. I've read in the AF Times and The Stars and Stripes, many years ago, about military members...
    13 replies | 531 view(s)
  • SeaLawyer's Avatar
    04-15-2019, 04:35 PM
    Well I'll be damned! "It takes a big man to admit when he's wrong. I, on the other hand, am not a very large man."
    13 replies | 531 view(s)
  • Mjölnir's Avatar
    04-15-2019, 04:02 PM
    The RADM definately got a few waivers; the article has photos of an E5 in a wheelchair as well. I don't think the waivers were simply because he is...
    13 replies | 531 view(s)
  • Mjölnir's Avatar
    04-15-2019, 03:54 PM
    Mjölnir replied to a thread Revive the Forum in Off Duty
    Steve, You said you didn't say antyhing about my daughter getting raped, I posted exactly what you said ... you refuse own it ... for some reason you...
    23 replies | 1993 view(s)
  • SeaLawyer's Avatar
    04-15-2019, 03:52 PM
    https://www.navytimes.com/news/your-navy/2019/04/12/meet-the-admiral-who-leads-from-a-wheelchair/ While I applaud Rear Adm. Kyle Cozad for his...
    13 replies | 531 view(s)
  • AF sgt's Avatar
    04-15-2019, 03:23 PM
    AF sgt replied to a thread Revive the Forum in Off Duty
    I'm sorry you feel that way. Nothing I can do about your feelings. If you want respect, you've got plenty of people paid to show you that. I know an...
    23 replies | 1993 view(s)
  • FLAPS's Avatar
    04-15-2019, 12:46 PM
    FLAPS replied to a thread Revive the Forum in Off Duty
    Ah....the good 'ole days. All we need now is a rep meter. Eff this. I'm out.
    23 replies | 1993 view(s)
  • Mjölnir's Avatar
    04-15-2019, 08:38 AM
    Mjölnir replied to a thread Revive the Forum in Off Duty
    And that is the difference in you and I, I wouldn't talk like that about your family ... whether or not I know them or you. It isn't about being...
    23 replies | 1993 view(s)
  • AF sgt's Avatar
    04-15-2019, 05:29 AM
    AF sgt replied to a thread Revive the Forum in Off Duty
    I told you I'm done talking about it. You can think that there was whatever intent in the statements that you want to, and maintain your need to feel...
    23 replies | 1993 view(s)
  • Mjölnir's Avatar
    04-14-2019, 08:14 PM
    Mjölnir replied to a thread How far can one jump? in Army
    Not too different. That stuff is heavy.
    9 replies | 830 view(s)
  • garhkal's Avatar
    04-14-2019, 07:43 PM
    garhkal replied to a thread How far can one jump? in Army
    What about from a standing position?
    9 replies | 830 view(s)
  • Mjölnir's Avatar
    04-14-2019, 07:10 PM
    Mjölnir replied to a thread Revive the Forum in Off Duty
    You are right, tone and context matter. When buried in with the other personal insults and attacks, I pretty much just took what you said at face...
    23 replies | 1993 view(s)
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