Out of work? Got IT skills? Then get drafted!

Discussion in 'MCSE' started by Vigo Breadcrumbs, May 3, 2004.

  1. http://seattlepi.nwsource.com/national/171522_draft01.html

    abstract: Recent proposals/suggestions by the chief of the U.S. Selective
    Service System (the agency that registers men of age for potential
    compulsory military service) include:

    - Young Americans regularly inform the government about whether they have
    training in niche specialties needed in the armed services

    - Increase the maximum draft age from 25 to 34

    - Require women to register with Selective Service

    punch line: "Some of the skill areas where the armed forces are facing
    'critical shortages' include linguists and computer specialists, the agency

    Yahoo. I could go from unemployment to cannon fodder.

    I guess our Canadian posters can be glad this is one offer that's only good
    in the U.S.

    Vigo Breadcrumbs, May 3, 2004
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    Jtyc Guest

    Yahoo. I could go from unemployment to cannon fodder.

    Yeah cause... so many of the computer guys are like, out on point. I'm sure
    the grunts will really appreciate you leading the way with your laptop.
    Jtyc, May 3, 2004
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    Neil Guest

    as always, it's good to be Canadian.
    Neil, May 3, 2004
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    Brat Guest

    I did 11 years so ... they couldnt draft me now if they tried ... even here
    in Canada :p
    Brat, May 3, 2004
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    Jtyc Guest

    I did 11 years so ... they couldnt draft me now if they tried ... even
    Part of my paperwork when I got out was filling out my selective service
    card again. I can still be drafted. w00t!!
    Jtyc, May 3, 2004
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    Brat Guest

    lol one of the benefits of a medical discharge then... even if they DID want
    me... they won't want me due to physical restraints
    Brat, May 3, 2004
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    Guest Guest

    Commie pinko
    Guest, May 3, 2004
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    Neil Guest

    now it's good to be both Canadian _AND_ old

    Neil, May 4, 2004
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    JaR Guest

    Ah, such eloquence. Pity that you choose anonymity, so we can not see and
    admire the source of such rapier wit.

    Sad Thug
    JaR, May 4, 2004
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    Brian Guest

    Hey, I'm still 34! Maybe I can go to Iraq and scare the
    terrorists with my A+ certificate. If that doesn't work, I
    can always wave my AA degree at them.
    Brian, May 4, 2004
  11. Why do you hate America so much?

    Vigo Breadcrumbs, May 4, 2004
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    Neil Guest

    don't worry you are scaring me from here with comments like that.

    and if you wave your MCP lapel pin around, you'll never be lonely while
    you're there...

    Neil, May 4, 2004
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    Neil Guest

    maybe he's Canadian

    Neil, May 4, 2004
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    Ken Briscoe Guest

    Physical restraints? Sweet, you like to be tied up, huh?


    KB - MCNGP "silent thug" #26

    first initial last name AT hotmail DOT com
    Ken Briscoe, May 4, 2004
  16. I didn't know you read rec.sport.football.college.
    =?Windows-1252?Q?Frisbee=AE?=, May 4, 2004
  17. It was Archie Bunker. Haven't heard that phrase since then, anyway.
    =?iso-8859-1?Q?Frisbee=AE?=, May 4, 2004
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    Neil Guest

    "I'm a man.....but I can change.....if I have to.....I guess"

    No we will continue to corrupt the minds of the Americans at no additional
    Neil, May 4, 2004
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    Jtyc Guest

    Why do you hate America so much?

    Perhaps he's jumped on the bandwagon with the rest of the world. It's the
    trendy thing to do don'tcha know.
    Jtyc, May 4, 2004
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    Jtyc Guest

    Awww. Does this mean the U.S. will lose viewing rights to "The New Red
    That's unpossible.
    Jtyc, May 4, 2004
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