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Unread 01-20-2008, 12:34 PM   #1
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I did a search in the Forum and saw a USN Jeep Club. Another search revealed a USAF and a USMC Jeep club. So, of course I did a Army Jeep club search, and I found an attempt at creating an Army Jeep club. It seemed to be fraught with arguing and no concrete steps were ever taken to finalize the club (typical of Army bureaucracy). Anyway, some of the arguing seemed to be over the word Army; do you have to be in the Army, do you have to own an Army Jeep, do we have to use numbers...and so on. So I asked myself if the other sister service Jeep clubs would have had the same issue, and safely assumend they hadn't. So, if anyone is interested, here it is: You don't have to own an Army Jeep but you have to either be in the Army, or be retired from the Army, and you have to be the proud owner of a Jeep...and proud to be in the United States Army, which I am, after almost 16 years active duty, and too many deployments.

So, in closing, here is the second (and only attempt I'll make) to start the no dues, no fees, United States Army Jeep Club.

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Unread 01-20-2008, 12:47 PM   #2
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I don't want to be in a club with a bunch of legs.
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Unread 01-20-2008, 12:53 PM   #3
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Well, you wouldn't be, because I'm not a leg.

Oh, and if you don't want to be a part of this, don't bother answering.
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Unread 01-20-2008, 01:09 PM   #4
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Okay, I won't then.
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Unread 01-20-2008, 01:27 PM   #5
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Legs? Whats the mean?


Anyway im in... I wonder if i could have multiple memberships since im prior service AF and USN? lol... I love the look of the old army jeeps and if i had a wrangler thats exactly how id paint it... Dunno how it would look on and XJ though....
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Unread 01-20-2008, 01:35 PM   #7
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Legs? Whats the mean?


Anyway im in... I wonder if i could have multiple memberships since im prior service AF and USN? lol... I love the look of the old army jeeps and if i had a wrangler thats exactly how id paint it... Dunno how it would look on and XJ though....
Does your MOS carry the "P", "V", "T" or any of the "W" series SQIs?
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lol kinda new to the Army so im still learn ya'll's lingo and what not lol...
But my MOS yes I carry pee. lol No i dont have a "P" ASI. I may have to do AIT all over again since the lovely people at state command figure since I had a year break in service after being a Medic for 5.5 years that I wont be a direct conversion... O well will be a refresher...
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lol kinda new to the Army so im still learn ya'll's lingo and what not lol...
But my MOS yes I carry pee. lol No i dont have a "P" ASI. I may have to do AIT all over again since the lovely people at state command figure since I had a year break in service after being a Medic for 5.5 years that I wont be a direct conversion... O well will be a refresher...
You're a leg then.

P=Parachutist
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T=Special Forces Operational Detachment-D
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the "P" is for Parachutist. Means you've been to Airborne school and have earned your Basic Parachutist badge. There is a "K" for Air Assault badge, although I think it changed to something else in the not too distant past.
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damn it made me go and google it lol... id like to go airborne but my unit wont send me... but the wife and i are in the process of discussing going active duty so i may talk to a recruiter about that
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the P is an SQI not a ASI...
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damn it made me go and google it lol... id like to go airborne but my unit wont send me... but the wife and i are in the process of discussing going active duty so i may talk to a recruiter about that
If your orders take you to the 82nd or to the Regiment, you'll get TDY in route to Jump School.
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yet again nothing but stupid arguments,
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