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UPDATE No more Tuition Assistance for the USMC or Army

Discussion in 'Military Bubbas' started by ochmude, Mar 5, 2013.

  1. ochmude

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    Marines halt new enrollments in tuition assistance programs; other services could follow - Stripes - Independent U.S. military news from Iraq, Afghanistan and bases worldwide

    God forbid we cut entitlements in any way. Nope, better to screw Marines out of one of the best programs out there to assist in the transition to a productive civilian life with gainful employment.
     
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    They better don't piss off the Marines
     
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    My wife says sarcasm doesn't work on the internet. I'll show her your post and ask her to rethink her position on that.
     
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    [thinking] it shouldn't be shocked, but i am. i'm sure the other branches will follow....
     
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    Let's not go after the people scamming our system, let's go after our Marines. [banghead]
     
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    Obama hates the Marines most of all.

    He believes they would be the most likely to refuse criminal orders.

    He does not trust them to blindly obey him.
     
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    May be Marines in the WH, including the chopper pilot should take a paid vacation or just bail out with a chute mid-flight. [laugh]
     
  8. jasons

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    Higher education is wasted on Marines anyway. They're all a buncha ****ing rocks.
     
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    Sez a knuckle dragger, must be true. j/k
     
  10. Esiah

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    I think Marines need all the schooling they can get. :) Aim High!!!

    Not trying to piss in anyone wheaties...
     
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    No problem ****ing with the military. Just try cutting back the deposits to EBT cards and see what happens.
     
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    It's all political, and they will continue ****ing the military every way they can, dry, with a nonskid fid.
     
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  13. Infinite Jester

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    Smart move. Throw a bunch of guys through multiple tours in a warzone, threaten their 2a rights if they need counseling, then leave them high and dry for an education if they make it back. Let me know how that policy works out for ya long term.
     
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  14. JCV

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    This makes total sense.

    But really, out of all the places to cut funding, educating our Marines is one of them? **** that.
     
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    Better to give tuition assistance to the illegals.
     
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    Rod Serling should come on every morning at six am, before the days news, to give that monologue he gave before every Twilight Zone episode, because that's what it's beginning to feel like these days.
     
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    ridiculous they serve and risk their asses so we can be free and we can't help out those boys who want to better themselves?!
     
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    The leatherneck vote wasn't secured to the DNC anyways, surely their votes were as expendable as their lives. [angry][angry][angry][angry][angry][angry]. Yes I mad, there was no second thought in this cut.
     
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    My comment about the policy, and the short sightedness of it, was not to suggest that it would be handled at the ballot box, but that other box, that soldiers are more familiar with.
     
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    Took me a sec, longer than it should have [hmmm].
     
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    What the ****, thats the route I was planing on going in 2 years...
     
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    No, she is right.

    Tell it like it is from the get go.
     
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    But let's keep giving free tuition or assistance to illegals and those that feel they are "entitled"
     
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    No more Tuition Assistance for the USMC

    Well this should help solve the suicide problem of returning vets. Now they can come back after fighting and have no education/job skills. Good move.

    Sent from my BlackBerry 9810 using Tapatalk
     
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    Remember, MA. state resident veterans can get a full or partial tuition waver to all state colleges and universities. When I got out in '94 I went to UMass Lowell free and used my GI-bill money for expenses.

    Semper Fi.
     
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    +1 they still do that, but the fees are more than the tuition more often than not. [laugh] hence, a lot of prior service end up joining the National Guard upon leaving active duty.

    it is better to use the TA while you're still in the service and save the GI Bill for when you get out.
     
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    Obama needs the money to fund his friend in Egypt.
     

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