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Old 05-22-2017, 10:07 AM   #31
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So they basically just told all the people who process orders, "Put them where they need 'em, ignore the rest."
So we are back to the E4? Sounds like simple bribery would get the job done then
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Old 05-23-2017, 04:25 AM   #33
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Dude, I had the commander of Air Force Space Command (4-star General) signed off on putting me there. The superintendent of the school drafted a letter saying how I was the perfect candidate and kicked a Master Sergeant out of an instructor slot specifically to put me in it. Our functional manager, an E-9, briefed the wing commander out there, a Colonel, that I was coming. But an E-4 at the Air Force Personnel Center said, "Hm. That's nice. But they need you elsewhere. Better luck next time," and here I am.
FYI, the last time I said I hated something, they put me somewhere I hated more. So not sure how much that would work.
That guy's still there? He was an E3 last time I spoke to him ('79).

Seriously, when I was in ('73 to '79), I never talked to anyone in Personnel who didn't have a bad attitude and tried to take it out on everyone else. Guess their job really sucks.

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Antarctica next?
Actually I have been trying to get on an Operation Deep Freeze supply rotator for a while. Problem is, it's mostly a Guard function out of New York, so they don't really take too many active guys unless they're really hurting, and even then, they mostly just take loaders.
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