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Veteran plate?

Discussion in 'Military' started by CaptainAwesome, Mar 14, 2017.

  1. Mar 20, 2017 at 9:42 AM
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    crazysccrmd

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    Some people probably would. Some vets develop a sense of entitlement and think because they served they should get discounts and free shit as a result.
     
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  2. Mar 20, 2017 at 9:45 AM
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    Ive seen plenty like that even while I was active duty...;) Typically officers ;)
     
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  3. Mar 20, 2017 at 9:46 AM
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  4. Mar 20, 2017 at 10:09 AM
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    Here, permanent plates are free for vets with service connected disabilities. There are other veteran plates (branch, operation, medal, MIA/POW, I think there are also division plates available) which do cost $ and with some, the money goes to different veteran organizations.
     
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  5. Mar 20, 2017 at 10:26 AM
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    I'd love to see that conversation. I'll tell that person to STFU, nobody "deserves" anything. And I damn well didn't put my life on the line for a 10% discount at a fast food chain or an auto parts store.

    However, if you served and a company offers it, you should get it.
     
  6. Mar 20, 2017 at 12:30 PM
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    I'd like to see that bitch make it thru day one of any basic, without blowing snot bubbles and crying her little eyes out.
    I think he handle that well tho.
     
  7. Mar 20, 2017 at 12:33 PM
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    I rep V tags but I'm in Kansas, not anything to worry about really. Be proud, rep those plates if you want.
     
  8. Mar 20, 2017 at 12:53 PM
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    I know a few guys like this that milk it a bit but ultimately they raised that right hand and earned it. What branch were you in? Just curious.
     
  9. Mar 20, 2017 at 1:05 PM
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    I'm in the Army. We all raised our right hands and earned the paychecks and benefits we receive monthly. No one earns or deserves a free ride, discounts or anything else from anyone else. You didn't earn 10% off at Lowes by serving. If a company chooses to offer that as a courtesy and you choose to accept it, fine, but to expect it or to think you earned it in some way is wrong.
     
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  10. Mar 20, 2017 at 1:09 PM
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    CWO heli pilot..?
     
  11. Mar 20, 2017 at 1:09 PM
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    I agree 100% no way in hell im going to eat at a bunch of fast food cause it's free on Veterans Day. I know plenty that do. I will take a discount here and there if it's advertised/offered. Thanks for serving.
     
  12. Mar 20, 2017 at 1:52 PM
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    I use my discount at two places, Under Armour and Home Depot. Both give a LOT of money back to veteran's organizations. As far as other benefits, I just use the typical VA stuff like my home loan and USAA insurance.
     
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  13. Mar 20, 2017 at 2:08 PM
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    Would be foolish not too, most of us on the same page.
    Edit the 3 that I use. Lowes, my local bartender (fellow Shellback) buys me a drink when I'm there, anytime LEO writes me a warning instead of a ticket.
     
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  14. Mar 20, 2017 at 3:39 PM
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    Kansas - as generic as you think. OPSEC good to go-

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    I had OIF plates on my Tahoe but I exchanged them for the standard plates when I read about a few lone wolf Jihadi incidents harassing service members near bases. I'm not really in an area where I have to worry about hippie wanna-bes who want to be passive aggressive bitches and key a car in a parking lot just because they see a Vet tag.

    When I pick up my Tacoma I'll probably put OEF plates on, just because the Sandstorm Tacomas kinda look like the "Ford Rangers" we used with the Commandos and ANA SF.

    I put "Ford Rangers" in quotation marks because all of our ignition keys were Toyota. I'm not sure what on truck was actually Ford aside from the badging.

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    Not my picture, just a random one I found on the net.
     
  17. Aug 5, 2017 at 11:28 AM
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    I don't use one for my truck cause the truck is driven like a boat. On the IS300 however, cops in SoCal LOVE to ticket sport compacts so on the 300 I have vet plates and IMO they helped a lot.
     
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  18. Aug 21, 2017 at 12:19 PM
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    I have a Vet plate never any hassles.
     
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  19. Aug 21, 2017 at 12:31 PM
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    It's a soflo video, which means it's most likely fake. Just meant to get as many views as possible to make $ off of it.
     
  20. Oct 3, 2017 at 3:37 AM
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    I have my combat veteran plates. Former Marine infantryman. Kind of jealous of the plain vet tags cause it say veteran with an American flag. But my plate got me out of a ticket today, had my dog in my front seat didn't know it was illegal even thought she was buckled in. For me I resented being a vet for a few years and it took me awhile to even go to the VA(7 years). I never ask for discounts or free shit on Veterans Day because I see too many shit birds taking advantage of it and I don't like messing with other peoples profits. If it was for the Korean/Vietnam vet neighbor I might still feel the same way about being a veteran. But now I am proud, and hold my head high.

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