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    A 6 Year Quest

    So the powers that be effed up and granted this yesterday.

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    It's not THAT big of a deal but it does mark me as one of insiders.

    So now I'm an official asshole!
    “We had been hopelessly labouring to plough waste lands; to make nationality grow in a place full of the certainty of God… Among the tribes our creed could be only like the desert grass – a beautiful swift seeming of spring; which, after a day’s heat, fell dusty.”
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    Buck,

    Congratulations. You're no longer a spring chicken but this shows your continuing commitment to professional excellence. I'm certain it wasn't easy but the knowledge acquired will help you better serve the needs of our troops.

    That's a very good thing.

    You have the thanks of a grateful nation(;-)
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    Thanks Steve

    All BS aside it was really cool to finally achieve this.

    About 35% of the career field manage to get the certifications needed to get this.

    They weren't always fun but they were educational!
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    guess this is not the time for me to go around trying to shill to Army this great new concept i have, i call it Future Combat Systems NEW AND IMPROVED...:D
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    So err AR, ol' buddy, I've got this fantastic idea for an omnifunctional armored vehicle. I know the Army already has programs of record, but this one will save oodles of $$$ by reusing decommissioned chassis.

    It's called the Gavin, and I think you'll really love it's versatility, cost effectiveness....

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    That really is great news Buck. The US Army is lucky to have you.


    Quote Originally Posted by citanon View Post
    It's called the Gavin, and I think you'll really love it's versatility, cost effectiveness....
    It is a little known fact that Buck is one of the founding members of the Mike Sparks Appreciation Society. He's spent years biding his time & waiting for just this moment.

    Its Gavin time!


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    Quote Originally Posted by astralis View Post
    guess this is not the time for me to go around trying to shill to army this great new concept i have, i call it future combat systems new and improved...:d
    eff you, eric!!!!
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    Quote Originally Posted by citanon View Post
    so err ar, ol' buddy, i've got this fantastic idea for an omnifunctional armored vehicle. I know the army already has programs of record, but this one will save oodles of $$$ by reusing decommissioned chassis.

    It's called the gavin, and i think you'll really love it's versatility, cost effectiveness....
    and double eff you!!!
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    Quote Originally Posted by bigfella View Post
    that really is great news buck. The us army is lucky to have you.




    It is a little known fact that buck is one of the founding members of the mike sparks appreciation society. He's spent years biding his time & waiting for just this moment.

    Its gavin time!


    and eff you with a boomerang!
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    “We had been hopelessly labouring to plough waste lands; to make nationality grow in a place full of the certainty of God… Among the tribes our creed could be only like the desert grass – a beautiful swift seeming of spring; which, after a day’s heat, fell dusty.”
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    Congrats! I'm at DAWIA SPRDE-2 and hating every minute of it.

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    Power on!

    It will open some doors for you once you get to the appropriate levels.

    And System Engineering?

    To quote brother Shek....I'd rather shave the back of my thighs with a rusty cheese grater than to do System Engineering!

    Glad your doing it so I don't have to!
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    Congrats

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    Congratulations.

    That's the most pogue shit I have ever laid eyes on.

    So does this make you like a Yoda level master pogue ?

    Do you now have a drawer in your desk that fresh honeybuns and Krispy kreame magically appear whenever you open it?

    Does this mean you enjoy Power Point Presentations now?

    (can't let you get big headed now, can we)
    Its called Tourist Season. So why can't we shoot them?

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    Thanks Gunny!

    I have become One With The Pogueness!

    And I would never touch a Krispy Kreme...I'm a pure Dunkin' Donuts man, don't you know!

    There is not enough patience in all of Christendom to enjoy PowerPoint.

    (always "appreciate" the "input" from my NCOs!)
    “We had been hopelessly labouring to plough waste lands; to make nationality grow in a place full of the certainty of God… Among the tribes our creed could be only like the desert grass – a beautiful swift seeming of spring; which, after a day’s heat, fell dusty.”
    ― T.E. Lawrence, Seven Pillars of Wisdom: A Triumph

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