I wasn't saying it's not a real job. The military is very insular and feels like a different world most of the time. We do earn our benefits but they are pretty sweet.
Leave is a sticky subject. I'm sitting at 50+ days because of our optempo. I've never heard of someone getting recalled from e-leave. That sucks bro.
4k TA is through GoArmyEd.
Retention Control Point or RCPs. These exist to keep people from chilling out for twenty years as an E-4. It's basically a cake walk to make E-6 which is all you need to retire. E-7 can be harder but not impossible.
Officers and Warrants do get boned on their retention stuff.
January 17, 2015 at 07:30PM
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