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    Default "Navy Looks to Cut 3 Carriers/20% GS positions"(Norfolk VA)

    "Gravy train is over!! Dead weight to be 'Jettisoned'!!"

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    Default Re: "Navy Looks to Cut 3 Carriers/20% GS positions"(Norfolk VA)

    Anyone that thought the gravy train was going to last forever was fooling themselves. The Army should cut 2 or 3 combat divisions as well.
    When things go wrong in your command, start searching for the reason in increasingly larger concentric circles around your own desk.
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    Default Re: "Navy Looks to Cut 3 Carriers/20% GS positions"(Norfolk VA)

    Quote Originally Posted by RobotChicken View Post
    "Gravy train is over!! Dead weight to be 'Jettisoned'!!"
    20% at Norfolk is huge, and will jettison a lot more than just dead weight.

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    Default Re: "Navy Looks to Cut 3 Carriers/20% GS positions"(Norfolk VA)

    Quote Originally Posted by FLAPS, USAF (ret) View Post
    20% at Norfolk is huge, and will jettison a lot more than just dead weight.
    I might be able to make it thru the HRBT in under an hour now. Truthfully 20 percent is way too many. If they want to cut fine but cut the missions also. There comes a time when you can no longer do more with less. The company I work for has finally figured that out and now are hiring again.

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    Default Re: "Navy Looks to Cut 3 Carriers/20% GS positions"(Norfolk VA)

    Quote Originally Posted by RetC141BFCC View Post
    I might be able to make it thru the HRBT in under an hour now. Truthfully 20 percent is way too many. If they want to cut fine but cut the missions also. There comes a time when you can no longer do more with less. The company I work for has finally figured that out and now are hiring again.
    "How did you like the 'J Clyde Onramp' W-64 circus yesterday? Just when I thought I've been through EVERYTHING the HRBT could throw at me...."

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    Default Re: "Navy Looks to Cut 3 Carriers/20% GS positions"(Norfolk VA)

    Quote Originally Posted by RobotChicken View Post
    "Gravy train is over!! Dead weight to be 'Jettisoned'!!"
    Is there a link to an article anywhere?
    "We're not going to give up on destroying the health care system for the American people."

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    Default Re: "Navy Looks to Cut 3 Carriers/20% GS positions"(Norfolk VA)

    Quote Originally Posted by Rusty Jones View Post
    Is there a link to an article anywhere?
    'Rusty'; google 'VA PILOT' then military site on top if not on front page." (just looked for it now.. it has been removed for some reason, unusual for the pilot, mentioned 5 commands in NORVA)
    Last edited by RobotChicken; 08-02-2013 at 06:33 PM.

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    Default Re: "Navy Looks to Cut 3 Carriers/20% GS positions"(Norfolk VA)

    Quote Originally Posted by RetC141BFCC View Post
    I might be able to make it thru the HRBT in under an hour now. Truthfully 20 percent is way too many. If they want to cut fine but cut the missions also. There comes a time when you can no longer do more with less. The company I work for has finally figured that out and now are hiring again.
    I dreaded the HRBT and alway went on 664 if possible

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    Default Re: "Navy Looks to Cut 3 Carriers/20% GS positions"(Norfolk VA)

    Quote Originally Posted by RobotChicken View Post
    "How did you like the 'J Clyde Onramp' W-64 circus yesterday? Just when I thought I've been through EVERYTHING the HRBT could throw at me...."
    2 and 1/2 Hours to go 20 miles what a cluster FU*K. Nope remember the flooding in the HRBT and they closed it for the day. Took people 9 hours to get home from work. If I was working that day would have gotten a Hotel Room and said the hell with it.

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    Default Re: "Navy Looks to Cut 3 Carriers/20% GS positions"(Norfolk VA)

    Quote Originally Posted by RetC141BFCC View Post
    2 and 1/2 Hours to go 20 miles what a cluster FU*K. Nope remember the flooding in the HRBT and they closed it for the day. Took people 9 hours to get home from work. If I was working that day would have gotten a Hotel Room and said the hell with it.
    "Just got home from beach, 5 hours for total round trip should be 1 and a half; backed up to Richmond and back, raining like cats and wolves...crazy..." hail now..
    Last edited by RobotChicken; 08-03-2013 at 03:09 PM.

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