• Hello, I’m going to basic training for the military and i was wondering what am i supposed to bring and how much clothes do i bring with me.?

    bring nothing but a change of undies and about $40 cash. you will be issued everything you need and given a credit /advance on your first pay to shop at the exchange to purchase stuff they don't issue like toiletries.
    bring nothing but a change of undies and about $40 cash. you will be issued everything you need and given a credit /advance on your first pay to shop at the exchange to purchase stuff they don't issue like toiletries.
    9 answers · Military · 22 hours ago
  • Is it true that if you enlist, and keep re-enlisting in the Military, then you can get a retirement pension after 20 years?

    They decide whether you can do 20 years. It won’t be enough to live on.
    They decide whether you can do 20 years. It won’t be enough to live on.
    7 answers · Military · 1 day ago
  • OK, sincethe Guantanamo Bay is kinda ludicrous as would be the internment camps brought up by the Democratic party, why not a better idea?

    where on earth do you get the insane idea that military bases have room?!
    where on earth do you get the insane idea that military bases have room?!
    6 answers · Law Enforcement & Police · 1 day ago
  • Roommate going to Army Basic Training?

    she MIGHT be eligible for BAH while in a training status. if her name is on the lease and if other conditions are met she will not have access to her money until she is done with basic though so you cannot count on her portion of the rent for at least 2 months..and possibly 3. ( it will take 6-8 weeks before she gets paid the first time as... show more
    she MIGHT be eligible for BAH while in a training status. if her name is on the lease and if other conditions are met she will not have access to her money until she is done with basic though so you cannot count on her portion of the rent for at least 2 months..and possibly 3. ( it will take 6-8 weeks before she gets paid the first time as it is)
    6 answers · Law & Ethics · 1 day ago
  • Is there anyone who works for an airline who can help me purchase discounted flight tickets to Vegas near New Years?

    now why on earth would you expect perfect strangers to give you their perks?! especially during the holidays?!
    now why on earth would you expect perfect strangers to give you their perks?! especially during the holidays?!
    7 answers · Air Travel · 1 day ago
  • Lautenberg act vs Army?

    No such thing as sealed. Unless you were found completely not guilty with no caveats, as far as the military is concerned, you were convicted
    No such thing as sealed. Unless you were found completely not guilty with no caveats, as far as the military is concerned, you were convicted
    3 answers · Law & Ethics · 2 days ago
  • Can I Be An Air Force Pilot And Optometrist?

    you would not be attending med school until your ten year AD commitment as an Aviator was done. ( 2 years for training plus 8 year AD commitment) any pre med degree you get for the purposes of commissioning would-be outdated by then and you'd have to start from scratch. the GI Bill only covers 36 months worth of education. it would take... show more
    you would not be attending med school until your ten year AD commitment as an Aviator was done. ( 2 years for training plus 8 year AD commitment) any pre med degree you get for the purposes of commissioning would-be outdated by then and you'd have to start from scratch. the GI Bill only covers 36 months worth of education. it would take at least 6-8 to get an MD. the AF is not going to send you to Med school as an Aviator, let alone the extra 2-4 years for specialized training.
    10 answers · Other - Education · 2 days ago
  • Military Discounts to Amusement Parks?

    Dependents are a spouse and minor children only. basically: no military ID card, no extension of any theme park discounts. you must register with Busch Gardens and provide everyone's 1172 as well as your CAC. you can go to ITT on base and purchase tickets at a discount.
    Dependents are a spouse and minor children only. basically: no military ID card, no extension of any theme park discounts. you must register with Busch Gardens and provide everyone's 1172 as well as your CAC. you can go to ITT on base and purchase tickets at a discount.
    14 answers · Military · 2 days ago
  • I got a 35 and trying to join the navy will i be able to change my job or make a career with the min jobs given to be?

    98% of all new enlistees are only going to serve one contract of 4-6 years. a career is unlikely, regardless of rating.
    98% of all new enlistees are only going to serve one contract of 4-6 years. a career is unlikely, regardless of rating.
    4 answers · Other - Careers & Employment · 2 days ago
  • Laws on cruises?

    a combination of country of registry, International maritime law and the laws of the country the cruise originates from. for instance: all cruises starting in a US port, the drinking age is 21 on board. for cruises that leave out of Europe, the drinking age is 18. they all prohibit drug use on aboard to include MJ regardless if... show more
    a combination of country of registry, International maritime law and the laws of the country the cruise originates from. for instance: all cruises starting in a US port, the drinking age is 21 on board. for cruises that leave out of Europe, the drinking age is 18. they all prohibit drug use on aboard to include MJ regardless if the legality of the drug elsewhere. in some instances, the FBI will have federal jurisdiction( usually involving suspicious deaths on board)
    6 answers · Cruise Travel · 2 days ago
  • Italian civilian employees USF bases in Italy clarification?

    There is a local contact office for SOFA employment. Start there
    There is a local contact office for SOFA employment. Start there
    6 answers · Military · 3 days ago
  • Air Force Academy Personal Items?

    Nothing until he gets there and tells you he can have stuff. He will have almost zero storage for anything other than his issued items and textbooks. He will not be allowed to have civilian attire his first year.
    Nothing until he gets there and tells you he can have stuff. He will have almost zero storage for anything other than his issued items and textbooks. He will not be allowed to have civilian attire his first year.
    4 answers · Military · 3 days ago
  • DD214 Reserves?

    AD for Training Status does not count( including AT) . only Called up on Title whatever orders.
    AD for Training Status does not count( including AT) . only Called up on Title whatever orders.
    8 answers · Military · 4 days ago
  • If I were to join a military branch and had a four year contract, could I switch branches after said contract was done?

    short answer: maybe long answer: highly unlikely. most branches do not take prior service, will only do so if if you are qualified for certain jobs( for instance, last I heard the Army would only Take prior service if you qualified for 18x) or do not require retraining. it is usually easier to go form navy or Air Force into the Army. but not... show more
    short answer: maybe long answer: highly unlikely. most branches do not take prior service, will only do so if if you are qualified for certain jobs( for instance, last I heard the Army would only Take prior service if you qualified for 18x) or do not require retraining. it is usually easier to go form navy or Air Force into the Army. but not by much.
    12 answers · Military · 4 days ago
  • If someone previously had paranoid schizophrenia and aspergers but no longer has these conditions and is a college graduate but wants to?

    neither condition is curable. they can be managed, but the Military doesn't take on the responsibility of doing so.
    neither condition is curable. they can be managed, but the Military doesn't take on the responsibility of doing so.
    7 answers · Mental Health · 4 days ago
  • Are there any jobs in the military involving astronomy or astrophysics?

    your degree will have close to zero impact on what you would be commissioned as. you could just as easily be given Aviation as you are Communications.
    your degree will have close to zero impact on what you would be commissioned as. you could just as easily be given Aviation as you are Communications.
    9 answers · Military · 5 days ago
  • Is waikiki safe?

    its a tourist trap. many locals are very poor or homeless, so panhandlers abound. most(not all obviously) violent rime is local on local. they leave the haoles mostly alone.
    its a tourist trap. many locals are very poor or homeless, so panhandlers abound. most(not all obviously) violent rime is local on local. they leave the haoles mostly alone.
    4 answers · Honolulu · 5 days ago
  • Are there any extreme conditions military trainings like military trainings under extreme hot/cold/windy weathers?

    Ft Drum for snow. . there is also a Jungle Warfare school I wanna say down in Mississippi? Louisiana? High Altitude training in Colorado somewhere.
    Ft Drum for snow. . there is also a Jungle Warfare school I wanna say down in Mississippi? Louisiana? High Altitude training in Colorado somewhere.
    6 answers · Military · 5 days ago
  • The difference between civilian apprenticeships to military? Like A.I.T, Tech school, A school?

    biggest one is cramming 2 years worth of education into about 6-8 months. you typically only have one do over in the military for exams/testing. fail a test, you take it again either later that same day or the next morning. fail it a second time and you are booted out of the class, either into an earlier class, or completely and either kicked... show more
    biggest one is cramming 2 years worth of education into about 6-8 months. you typically only have one do over in the military for exams/testing. fail a test, you take it again either later that same day or the next morning. fail it a second time and you are booted out of the class, either into an earlier class, or completely and either kicked out altogether or given a new school
    9 answers · Military · 5 days ago