Old 08-17-2019, 23:10   #2536
Join Date: Aug 2019
Location: Sur Califas, EEUU
Posts: 5
Hello From Southern California

Hey everyone,

Im a 30 year old, married father of two. I have no previous military service. I earned a BA in Political Science back in 2011, but have worked in Behavioral Health (therapy for kids with autism) and public utilities (I work for a major natural gas provider in California as a Field Technician, trying to get into our Distribution department).

Im currently seeking a Rep-63 Contract through Utah and the opportunity to enter the SF Pipeline. I have a load of questions regarding my particular situation (possibly commuting to and from Utah for drill, transferring to the CA Guard SF Battalion, etc), but those can wait. Theres a long journey ahead.

I have been going through the threads to soak up as much as possible and will do my best to adhere to the standards and do my own legwork in my pursuits. Im glad and thankful to be here, to have access to the knowledge and wisdom of current and veteran Snake Eaters. Im here to learn and to speak as little as possible. Thank you.
No man ever steps in the same river twice, for it's not the same river and he's not the same man.-Heraclitus
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Old 08-23-2019, 09:08   #2537
Join Date: Jan 2017
Location: Southwest Ohio
Posts: 1


First off I would like to thank all the Special Forces soldiers for their dedicated service and sacrifice for this country and their brothers in arms. Also thank you for your willingness to share your vast knowledge on this site to help others on their path to SF.

I am a 22 year old college student in my senior year of my engineering degree program. I am also a 13J in the Army National Guard. My goal is to go to SFAS in the spring of 2020, when I graduate college and my NG contract is up.

I have used this site since high school to learn and research about SF. I am very thankful for the QPs on this site for all the information I have gained over the years and have the upmost respect for the job you do.

Now back to PT.
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Old 08-28-2019, 23:22   #2538
Join Date: Aug 2019
Location: Brenham, TX
Posts: 1
Howdy from Texas

Hello all on Professional Soldiers,

I currently am a college sophomore going for a Civil Engineering major.
I plan on finishing out this semester and then shipping off with an 18X.

I have already met with my local recruiter the past few weeks and I am working on my paperwork to go to MEPS.

January is when I am aiming for a spot at 18X. So until then, I will be reading "Get Selected", along with other books recommended within Get Selected.

I have been physically preparing just for SF since this summer with Hard To Kill fitness programs.

Ever since I found out about SF I immediately knew I wanted to join.
Thanks to all of the Quiet Professionals and prospective Green Berets for imparting your knowledge to us!
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Old 08-30-2019, 18:10   #2539
Join Date: Aug 2019
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How you guys doing today I'm so happy to find this forum... I'm a 38 male currently just got back in the New York national guard heading to ocs summer of 2020 I'm a Narcotics detective in the Bronx. Hopeing to branch infantry and put in a package to go to sfas after the required time in rank. Looking forward to learning about sf life and the pipeline.
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Old 09-07-2019, 21:17   #2540
Join Date: Sep 2019
Location: NOVA
Posts: 2

Hey everyone,

I am a prior service Naval Aircrewman. Separated a few years ago and worked as a contractor while finishing my bachelor's degree. Now a few weeks away from completing my master's degree and in the meantime I ruck, run, and do calisthenics daily in preparation for the 18X route.

Thank you to all those who contribute to this community and to those that fight for the protection of my freedoms.
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Old 09-09-2019, 02:38   #2541
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Join Date: Apr 2017
Location: SoCal
Posts: 1

Sup Brochachos,

I am a AD Marine. PCSing to 2nd Mar Div soon, wish I could have stayed at 1st Marines. Thinking about going 18E after this contract or doing an early sep towards the end.

Respect to everyone who serves.
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