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necroptosis  ·  127 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Pubski: May 12, 2021

I just finished the last trip with my team before moving to a new job. This team has been most of my life for the past several years, so leaving has been tough. I'm planning on leaving the army at the end of this year. As much as I'm excited to gain back my independence, I'll miss the hell out of this life. It was terrible and amazing in a million different ways. I doubt I'll ever be part of such a tight-knit work team ever again.

The past year has been a wild ride personally. I've been dating an incredible woman for over a year now. Out of that time I've been gone for 8+ months of work trips. I would not recommend long-distance relationships to anyone. While we have a much stronger relationship coming out of the time, it was beyond difficult. While gone I was taking college courses and applying to an early action med school. I ended up making it through interviews before receiving a rejection to the school. Sorry @nowaypablo, it looks like no NYC for me. Between all of this, I took way too much onto my plate. I burned out pretty hard and have had a hard time bringing myself back. I was supposed to have a couple weeks off upon returning home... until our eastern friends felt like being dicks. The little time I have had to decompress since then has been enough to at least somewhat level the bubbles. I'm looking forward to taking a real vacation sometime in the future.

necroptosis  ·  201 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Anyone in Denver?

Yeah man, it’s about time. I was supposed to get out in January but added a year for another Baltic rotation

necroptosis  ·  202 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: This is history worth watching -- Jon Stewart on Crossfire

"It would be hard to top this group, in terms of absurdity"

necroptosis  ·  203 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Anyone in Denver?

I'm sure our paths will cross at some point man. There's a non-zero chance I'll be moving out to NYC in a couple years, which if I remember correctly is your general hood?

necroptosis  ·  214 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Anyone in Denver?

Not normally unfortunately. I'm only here for a two-month work trip

necroptosis  ·  215 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Anyone in Denver?

Well damn man, I’m in Colorado Springs but can’t make it up tonight. If you’re stuck tomorrow night as well let me know

necroptosis  ·  246 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Memo from the Joint Chiefs of Staff

    It should have been a simple command down the chain that no military personnel should participate in insurrection and that prosecution would result if they did

That's what this is. It is an internal memo sent from the Joint chiefs of staff to all service members. The public sees it because of course that's what happens.

    A public announcement like this could be seen as an attack on the Trump base and start a downward spiral drawing the military more into the political process.

It's a reaffirmation of the military's support towards the constitution and political due process. Most people who would view this as a political attack happen to be getting arrested for sedition right now.

necroptosis  ·  247 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Memo from the Joint Chiefs of Staff

The ones kb posted even more so:

necroptosis  ·  248 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Memo from the Joint Chiefs of Staff

Photos stolen shamelessly from reddit:

necroptosis  ·  248 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Memo from the Joint Chiefs of Staff

Stupid, but not surprising.

How is this playing out on your end?

necroptosis  ·  248 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Memo from the Joint Chiefs of Staff

If the military finds the need to make a statement like this they see a serious threat. I see the statement calming things down at least a little. With the charges building up against the rioters and now directed military support of the election it won't seem like a game anymore. Actions have consequences.

On an internal level it gives commanders authority to restrict attendance of protests. It should cut down on members of the military attending protests and inevitability getting caught.

necroptosis  ·  251 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: The Controversy over Sean Hannity’s Olive Garden “Pasta Pass,” Explained

Among other things, I thought that "hospitaliano" was a blaring, obvious indicator that this was a joke. Nope, that part is real