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Combat Deployments in your resume??

Discussion in 'Military' started by bwood_usmc, Sep 8, 2009.

  1. Sep 8, 2009 at 1:17 PM
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    bwood_usmc

    bwood_usmc [OP] Wiskey Tango Foxtrot....

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    Calling all fellow service members!! Need your help real quick. Im revising my resume as we speak and i am curious if i should include my combat deployment or not?? Would you include it or not?? Maybe a stupid question but hell i dont know.....
     
  2. Sep 8, 2009 at 1:19 PM
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    imsikotic

    imsikotic If u cant stand behind our troops. Stand in front

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    Hell ya why not. It something of merit and something to be proud of. It also shows that you can deal with stress and constant chaos. Good luck.
     
  3. Sep 8, 2009 at 1:25 PM
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    bwood_usmc [OP] Wiskey Tango Foxtrot....

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    Thats what i was thinkin but the resume i did in TAPS has nothing about my deployments on there.... i would think they would have told us to include them then since they know what the hell they are doing....
     
  4. Sep 8, 2009 at 1:35 PM
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    imsikotic If u cant stand behind our troops. Stand in front

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    You could always give them a call and get their advice. Im sure they have a bit more insight on the job market than I do.
     
  5. Sep 8, 2009 at 1:37 PM
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    bwood_usmc [OP] Wiskey Tango Foxtrot....

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    Very true.... i just might do that tom...
     
  6. Sep 8, 2009 at 1:49 PM
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    I put my deployments on my resume separatly. It worked pretty well.
     
  7. Sep 8, 2009 at 1:50 PM
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    I was not in the service but as an interviewer, I absolutely would appreciate it on a resume. I think it says a lot about a person.
     
  8. Sep 8, 2009 at 1:53 PM
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    bwood_usmc [OP] Wiskey Tango Foxtrot....

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    See i was looking for someone like yourself to chime in also. Thanks for the advice:)
     
  9. Sep 8, 2009 at 2:28 PM
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    I would only put it in if your going to list it in your job history section where you will actually talk about your job title, duties and responsibilities.
     
  10. Sep 24, 2009 at 9:55 AM
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    +1. Work it into your resume correctly.
     
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