"I am appalled that somebody who is the nominee...would take that kind of position"
"A court took away a presidency"
"...the brother of a man running for president was the governor of the state..."
It's horrifying because Trump is blunt instead of making overt implications.
I remember when ANGLICO's Top Kick showed at Camp Carrol and while going over my SRB he said "What kind of Marine our you, no Article 15's. ! Chesty Puller is probably rolling over his grave."
I just responded to the Top, "I learned how the system works and haven't been caught."
Never had to burn **** and during my entire tour of duty in the crotch I never pulled mess duty.
It was Article 134, CATCH-22 that you had to be careful of.
i'm first and foremost a field Marine, I do not play well with others while in garrison.
6 of the 7 articles 15's involved drinking and fighting other servicemembers( not Marines)... the 7th was for UA, because I was arrested off base while drinking and fighting.
and it's true that old salts don't trust water-walkers.. like my old first shirt used to say " if you ain't ****ing up, you ain't trying hard enough".
in Todays Corps, i'd never be allowed to reenlist even once..... and i'm not sure I would want to either.
in a civil hearing, your guilt isn't predetermined.
but overall... there's really no civilian equivalent.
He will receive about $350,000 in back pay.
Killing one person is murder, killing 100,000 is foreign policy