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who is the highest Military Rank and Pay grade

Discussion in 'Military' started by solus, Dec 19, 2009.

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What paygrade are you?

  1. E1-E3

    127 vote(s)
    8.3%
  2. E4

    223 vote(s)
    14.5%
  3. E5

    354 vote(s)
    23.1%
  4. E6

    188 vote(s)
    12.3%
  5. E7-E8

    147 vote(s)
    9.6%
  6. E9

    42 vote(s)
    2.7%
  7. CWO2-5

    57 vote(s)
    3.7%
  8. O1-O2

    104 vote(s)
    6.8%
  9. O3

    82 vote(s)
    5.3%
  10. O4

    55 vote(s)
    3.6%
  11. O5+ (I doubt it)

    154 vote(s)
    10.0%
  1. Sep 10, 2013 at 8:06 PM
    #721
    solus

    solus [OP] HOME!!!

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    ... still a LT, O3, USN...
     
  2. Sep 11, 2013 at 9:57 AM
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    NorthRoad

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    Canadian Forces, LT(R), Royal Canadian Armoured Corps... not much of a rank except leading a Tank Troop is the best job in the CF! Got out before 'field work' Lt turned into 'Admin suck' Capt. Hats off to the 20+ year guys! Anyone here get to experience the Heavies in Afgh?
     
  3. Sep 11, 2013 at 4:01 PM
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    Coastie80

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    That would be really cool to work with the tanks I think. And yeah, I made it over there, but my experience was from a carrier off the coast sooooooo.....not really.
     
  4. Sep 11, 2013 at 5:56 PM
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    Which rate did you choose? And congrats on heading off to school, waits are out the door!
     
  5. Sep 11, 2013 at 8:32 PM
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    The waiting time is crazy right now. I put my name on the MK school list in Jan of this year and I am hoping for a Nov - Jan school date. I think that is considered pretty quick these days.
     
  6. Sep 11, 2013 at 11:29 PM
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    NorthRoad

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    Respect... you guys have bigger guns. Around the house we use a 105mm umbrella stand. :yay:
     
  7. Sep 12, 2013 at 12:54 AM
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    Yes, Marine Tank Officer here. Plt Commander in '11 and now an XO in '13. Helmand both times. Still very kinetic. We run the M1A1, but there are still Danish Leopard 2A5's in country, although they NEVER go outside the wire.
     
  8. Sep 12, 2013 at 7:08 AM
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    oldstick

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    Another 9/11 passed by so time to interject another hats off and internet salute to all of you brave and selfless men and women of the Armed Services.

    From an Air Force civilian GS type.

    :oldglory:
     
  9. Sep 12, 2013 at 9:25 AM
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    One of my best friends was with USMC, (I think I have the unit correct) A Co 5th Tanks on Okinawa & later in RVN.

    He lost a tank (M-60 Patton I think) in RVN to a sapper but made it out of RVN in one piece with limited injuries.

    Congrats to you tankers ... you guys were a welcome site in the field to the grunts ... :D

    BTW ... in RVN, if I spent any time on the ground outside the wire ... I made sure to stay away from the tanks as they were "magnets for RPG & small arms fire".
    .
     
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  10. Sep 23, 2013 at 8:31 AM
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    Gonna have to change my O-3 to an O-4. Sorry to ruin the results! :D
     
  11. Sep 30, 2013 at 2:25 AM
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    I made E-5 in the Army and Air Force. Is that the same as E-10? :D
     
  12. Oct 3, 2013 at 5:33 AM
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    Army E5 in 18 months. How long does it take these days?
     
  13. Oct 27, 2013 at 8:01 AM
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    I'm a prior E, I had just made E-6 when I was selected for OTS. I'm an O-3E and an O-4 Select with 24 years total time.
     
  14. Oct 27, 2013 at 8:13 AM
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  15. Oct 28, 2013 at 6:26 PM
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  16. Nov 24, 2013 at 10:13 AM
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  17. Nov 24, 2013 at 3:58 PM
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    E-5 (Ret) 11B here with one AK gadget leg. My taco sure does make it easy to get around though!
     
  18. Dec 7, 2013 at 7:19 AM
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  19. Dec 7, 2013 at 7:41 AM
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    USN Chief, retired almost as many years ago as years I was on active duty. The civilian sector has been good to me and finishing those degrees while on Active Duty has paid off.

    Each year several of us retired military get together and hunt pheasant in SD. I am the only enlisted man in the group now that the other one from the Army special forces has sadly passed away. The Commander, Captain and Admiral (O-8) all drive Honda Ridgeliner's.

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  20. Dec 7, 2013 at 3:26 PM
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