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Do i go to Afgan or not???

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Go to afganistan and make the much needed money??? 24 44.44%
Get out of the Marine Corps with no money, no job, and a truck payment??? 30 55.56%
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Old 03-05-2009, 04:51 PM   #1
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Do i go to Afgan or not???

I have a small delima on my hand.... Im supposed to be getting out of the marine corps in aug.... BUT there is an upcoming deployment to afganistan.... Now i could volunteer to go but i would have to extend my enlistment by approx. 10 months just to go.... The money would be really nice... i could pay off my truck and possibly get a bass boat..... But the old lady back home would not like me going at all.... She would be in a living hell for the whole deployment..... I just dont know.... Any advice would be great!
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Old 03-05-2009, 04:52 PM   #2
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youve served alot of time, go make sweet love to the ole lady
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Old 03-05-2009, 04:54 PM   #3
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youve served alot of time, go make sweet love to the ole lady

thats what im leaning towards......
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Old 03-05-2009, 04:58 PM   #4
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Old 03-05-2009, 05:01 PM   #5
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Old 03-05-2009, 05:06 PM   #8
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You got something job-wise to go to if you leave the Corps??

Cause I'm all for spending time with the lil lady and what not-but this isn't the best time to be unsure of the next paycheck....

Yeah i got some jobs lined up... i have ever since before i joined the corps.... I know ppl that can hook me up pretty good even how the job market is now a days
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Old 03-05-2009, 05:29 PM   #10
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Thank you for your service. Now it's someone else's turn. It's time for you to be home with your family. Remember, you're not the only one involved here. Your family has been through this entire enlistment with you too. Count your blessings you can come home safe and enjoy the rest of your life. The "toys" you mention are only material things and willl always be there for you when you get yourself financially stabilized.
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That is exactly how it should be! There should always be something for our boys to come home to job-wise & other! ATTA BOY bwood. I say go be with the lil missus. Money comes & goes, but family does not.
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Old 03-05-2009, 05:58 PM   #12
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Thanks for all the advise guys....
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Old 03-05-2009, 06:01 PM   #13
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Old 03-05-2009, 08:07 PM   #14
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ive been begging for some decent IA orders but the navy will only let me go guard jails. To boring and I dont want to go work with the army. I would go. But im on shore duty and have the sea duty itch
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I agree.
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Old 03-05-2009, 08:10 PM   #16
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BTW. this poll is more likely to be bias.
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Old 03-05-2009, 08:11 PM   #17
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Many people have already said it. Stay with the family, man. You did your part, now let the next generation do theirs. Well, thats what I believe...

I myself will have a work-up starting in about 9 short months.
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Old 03-05-2009, 08:33 PM   #19
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how much money are we talking? A guy I know just reinlisted for 20K.

If you DESPARETLY need the money, then yes I'd say stay in..You know your getting that money.

If you can wait till you find a job, then take the leave.
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You have put in your time. Thank you for your service, it does not go unappreciated. You more than deserve to spend time with your lady and the rest of your family. That is what is most important, money is just another tangible thing that people get to caught up on.
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