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Offline Flyin6

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He joined today!
« on: October 16, 2020, 10:40:03 PM »
My middle son of three boys enlisted today. He joined the US Army for a term of six years. He enlisted to become an Infantry soldier...He wants to do the tough job and heavy lifting. His desire is to attend Airborne school as soon as he graduates from the infantry school at Ft. Benning and then hopes to be selected for Ranger school. Ultimately he wants to serve in the Ranger Regiment and then access for Special Forces.

Best of luck, and God Speed for my son, another generation of Harwards serving in our Army

Hooah!
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« Reply #1 on: October 16, 2020, 10:53:08 PM »
Prayers for his success and for his safety.

Congratulations Don

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« Reply #2 on: October 16, 2020, 11:41:01 PM »
Congrats, prayers for success and safety
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« Reply #3 on: October 17, 2020, 06:36:58 AM »
Congratulations to both of you!!!
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« Reply #4 on: October 17, 2020, 06:38:20 AM »
That is a proud moment for not just you Don but for the rest of America who loves this country. May God watch over him, give him a steady hand in battle, and give him good leaders to follow.


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« Reply #5 on: October 17, 2020, 09:31:29 AM »
That is a proud moment for not just you Don but for the rest of America who loves this country. May God watch over him, give him a steady hand in battle, and give him good leaders to follow.


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« Reply #6 on: October 17, 2020, 01:13:44 PM »
What did he enlist under MOS-wise? Did he have Airborne or the Option 40 in there?
So, Bobby...being the calculating trained warrior NCO that you are.  Take the appropriate action, Execute!
your standard grunt level CQB is just putting rounds and rounds on scary stuff till it stops scaring you!

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« Reply #7 on: October 17, 2020, 05:22:28 PM »
What did he enlist under MOS-wise? Did he have Airborne or the Option 40 in there?
Bobby, at the moment he is an 11X
He wanted Airborne and Ranger but not the way it works any more
So he goes to OSUT at Benning and gets done in what, 4 months? If his PT scores are good (Currently he can max it out) he will be offered Airborne school. He plans to accept that and seek it
The Ranger recruiters are now visiting all basic/infantry school classes. If his PT scores are high enough, his sergeants recommend and he asks, then he automatically gets to go to what I called RIP. Obviously if he gets through RIP, then its on to Ranger school.
Interestingly enough, a kid on his wrestling team who graduated last year has made it into Ranger school. They want him to become a designated marksman. Literally a kid who we spent every weekend with. I'll bet Nate follows him into Ranger Battalion if he can make it
Still a pre-Ranger, but starting to make the dream real.
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« Reply #8 on: October 17, 2020, 07:18:03 PM »
Congratulations to both. Great to see our youth step up and have lofty goals. Might be the parents. Hmmmmmm




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« Reply #9 on: October 17, 2020, 08:01:42 PM »
What did he enlist under MOS-wise? Did he have Airborne or the Option 40 in there?
Bobby, at the moment he is an 11X
He wanted Airborne and Ranger but not the way it works any more
So he goes to OSUT at Benning and gets done in what, 4 months? If his PT scores are good (Currently he can max it out) he will be offered Airborne school. He plans to accept that and seek it
The Ranger recruiters are now visiting all basic/infantry school classes. If his PT scores are high enough, his sergeants recommend and he asks, then he automatically gets to go to what I called RIP. Obviously if he gets through RIP, then its on to Ranger school.
Interestingly enough, a kid on his wrestling team who graduated last year has made it into Ranger school. They want him to become a designated marksman. Literally a kid who we spent every weekend with. I'll bet Nate follows him into Ranger Battalion if he can make it
Still a pre-Ranger, but starting to make the dream real.

Well tell him good luck.
So, Bobby...being the calculating trained warrior NCO that you are.  Take the appropriate action, Execute!
your standard grunt level CQB is just putting rounds and rounds on scary stuff till it stops scaring you!

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« Reply #10 on: October 17, 2020, 09:16:46 PM »
Proud moment for dad.

Best of luck.
I just don't want to wind up missing a digit or limb.  I can sometimes get in a hurry to get results.
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« Reply #11 on: October 17, 2020, 11:39:33 PM »
Thanks all, I'll relay your sentiments
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« Reply #12 on: October 18, 2020, 08:55:05 AM »
That's awesome! He has a great life ahead of him!
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« Reply #13 on: October 19, 2020, 11:10:08 AM »
Congrats and God speed!
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« Reply #14 on: October 19, 2020, 01:33:54 PM »
Congrats, Don, and HS#2 (Harward Son #2)! When's he supposed to ship? Has he been practicing the ACFT (new PT test)? Let me know if you, or he needs anything. I'm stationed at Benning, and will do what I can to help, if needed. Also, when you come down for family day/grad, let me know. Hopefully we can get together for a meal and adult beverage if you have time.
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« Reply #15 on: October 19, 2020, 05:45:47 PM »
Congrats, Don, and HS#2 (Harward Son #2)! When's he supposed to ship? Has he been practicing the ACFT (new PT test)? Let me know if you, or he needs anything. I'm stationed at Benning, and will do what I can to help, if needed. Also, when you come down for family day/grad, let me know. Hopefully we can get together for a meal and adult beverage if you have time.
Looks like he arrives down there at Benning 06222021 as an 11X
Will definitely look you up!
I'll be down there for all the graduations and pick him up at the end, whenever that is...
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« Reply #16 on: October 20, 2020, 08:37:53 AM »
Outstanding to see.  A Patriot.
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« Reply #17 on: October 20, 2020, 04:02:35 PM »
Congrats, Don, and HS#2 (Harward Son #2)! When's he supposed to ship? Has he been practicing the ACFT (new PT test)? Let me know if you, or he needs anything. I'm stationed at Benning, and will do what I can to help, if needed. Also, when you come down for family day/grad, let me know. Hopefully we can get together for a meal and adult beverage if you have time.
Looks like he arrives down there at Benning 06222021 as an 11X
Will definitely look you up!
I'll be down there for all the graduations and pick him up at the end, whenever that is...

I'll be here through 30SEP2021, and hopefully thru 2022. Get in touch when it gets close, I'll let you know if I'm still in the AO.
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