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  1. Zequa

    Opting for Ground?

    Does anyone have any experience/knowledge if opting for a ground contract in the process of the selection board for an air contract will make it more or less likely to actually be selected for air if the applicant is fully qualified? I could see it going both ways. They could value the fact that...
  2. B

    Uncorrected eyesight is too bad, could I get PRK before?

    Hello all, I am currently 18 and about to graduate high school. For the past couple years I have been working towards my dream, becoming an aviator in the military. Recently, I got an eye prescription and calculated my eyesight. I believe I have 20/40 in one eye and 20/80 in the other eye. I...
  3. G

    Which branch/airframe flies the most?

    I was wondering what branch of the military flies the most, that is hours per year? Would bumming in the air national guard get you more flight time in a year than active duty if you played your cards right? Also what airframe flies the most hours per year (i.e. Helicopters, fighters, cargo...
  4. Khaanh

    GOUGE Big 'ol Gouge Folder

    Hi all, this link: https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B3H2TOw-sb8WeVVNZVpHaHZFeU0 leads to a Google Drive folder containing gouge that I've found helpful, if not necessary--the folder will be continuously updated, and the included files are listed below. Please let me know of any outdated...
  5. D

    USMC Good enough for Marine fighter pilot?

    So I'm a prior service Marine and got a 73, 9/9/9 on the ASTB, graduated at the top of my class with a degree in mechanical engineering and had a GPA of 3.95. There's more I could put academically but that's the gist of my academic caliber. I'm in good shape, but my run time could be better...
  6. EAW94

    Marine Corps Flight Options

    I am currently a student at TBS and have a flight contract, so I will go to Pensacola following my graduation here. I was looking to get some information regarding the different flight paths available to me in the Marine Corps. I am recently married as well. I am open to each of the different...
  7. First Sergeant

    AOCS Book Written - The Pressure Cooker: Forging Naval Officers Through Marine Leadership

    After 4 yrs. of effort a book of Drill Instructor stories has been written and published. 540 pages of Marine Drill Instructors training future Naval Officers at Pensacola from 1947 - 1994. 240 stories in all written by the Naval Officers who endured the pressure of Marine Corps drill...