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Forum: Enlistment Information 05-30-2008, 07:51 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,873
Posted By matthew.ritchie
AR 40-501, Standards of Medical Fitness, para...

AR 40-501, Standards of Medical Fitness, para 213. Vision:

"Current distant visual acuity of any degree that does not correct with spectacle lenses to at least one of the following is...
Forum: Enlistment Information 04-01-2008, 02:06 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,053
Posted By matthew.ritchie
If you will graduate at age 29 or younger, you...

If you will graduate at age 29 or younger, you can do ROTC, and likely get a two-year (http://www.1800goguard.com/forums/showthread.php?t=5145)scholarship. In addition (or instead), you can enlist...
Forum: Money and Finance 04-01-2008, 02:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,917
Posted By matthew.ritchie
For orders over 30 days, you'll get full BAH...

For orders over 30 days, you'll get full BAH based on duty zip code, and BAS.
Forum: National Guard 03-03-2008, 06:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 7,289
Posted By matthew.ritchie
1. JAGs are directly appointed by virtue of their...

1. JAGs are directly appointed by virtue of their professional qualifications. No prior service or OCS required. You must meet JAG appointment standards (general military entry physical standards, JD...
Forum: Enlistment Information 01-29-2008, 08:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,221
Posted By matthew.ritchie
Perhaps your best bet is to join the active...

Perhaps your best bet is to join the active component, save up some money, buy into the active duty GI Bill, and then attend college later while serving in the National Guard. That way, you can draw...
Forum: Money and Finance 01-29-2008, 08:20 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,188
Posted By matthew.ritchie
Mobilized reserve component service members draw...

Mobilized reserve component service members draw BAH based on home of record ZIP code.
Forum: Reserves 01-29-2008, 08:19 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 6,665
Posted By matthew.ritchie
This is a relatively simple procedure, although...

This is a relatively simple procedure, although it can be a bit time-consuming.
Your recruiter requests a Conditional Release (DD368) from the USAF IRR personnel center. This can take a month to...
Forum: General Military Discussions 01-29-2008, 08:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,453
Posted By matthew.ritchie
What is the characterization of your discharge?...

What is the characterization of your discharge? If it is anything other than HONORABLE, then your officer career is over. If all you have is an Article 15 on your record, then that as such is not a...
Forum: General Military Discussions 12-28-2007, 05:10 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,603
Posted By matthew.ritchie
By law and regulation, legal permanent residents...

By law and regulation, legal permanent residents of the US (i.e., "green card" holders) and US citizens are eligible for enlistment. Officers must be US citizens (whether naturalized or native-born).
Forum: Enlistment Information 12-21-2007, 06:33 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,261
Posted By matthew.ritchie
I can understand and appreciate your situation,...

I can understand and appreciate your situation, because I've seen it numerous times. There's no law that states that (1) you must attend college, (2) you must complete it from ages 18-22, and (3) you...
Forum: National Guard 12-20-2007, 08:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,187
Posted By matthew.ritchie
Link

To view the video, and related material, please visit the Army National Guard recruiting site (http://www.1800goguard.com/movie/index2.php).
Forum: Enlistment Information 12-04-2007, 10:47 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,386
Posted By matthew.ritchie
Exclamation Excellent questions. 1. Chaplains are not part...

Excellent questions.
1. Chaplains are not part of the chain of command. They have no command authority, only moral authority. Oftimes, that moral authority carries more weight. Being independent of...
Forum: Introduce Yourself 12-04-2007, 10:33 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,367
Posted By matthew.ritchie
Diabetes is a disqualifying condition, so you...

Diabetes is a disqualifying condition, so you cannot enlist or serve in a uniformed capacity.

You still have several other options to get involved:

1. Serve as a civilian as a federal civil...
Forum: Education 11-20-2007, 12:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 7,037
Posted By matthew.ritchie
You must be a US citizen in order to apply for...

You must be a US citizen in order to apply for service as a PA in the US military.
You must be licensed as a PA in the US.


You may wish to visit this site...
Forum: Introduce Yourself 07-17-2007, 05:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,532
Posted By matthew.ritchie
Of course I'm biased towards the Army National...

Of course I'm biased towards the Army National Guard, but I don't begrudge people to serve in the active component. Yeah, we have our good-natured rivalries among the services, but when facing the...
Forum: Enlistment Information 07-17-2007, 05:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,097
Posted By matthew.ritchie
Psyops, Civil Affairs, and Special Forces are...

Psyops, Civil Affairs, and Special Forces are non-accession branches. You must enter them after service in an accession branch. Visit www.branchorientation.org. It's designed for ROTC cadets...
Forum: Enlistment Information 07-17-2007, 05:45 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 7,027
Posted By matthew.ritchie
Warrant Officer predetermination is both an art...

Warrant Officer predetermination is both an art and a science. You need to demonstrate to the branch proponent that you are technically qualified, and that you have the internal fortitude and...
Forum: National Guard 07-17-2007, 05:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,506
Posted By matthew.ritchie
I served three years in Army National Guard...

I served three years in Army National Guard recruiting. I'm out of it now, but I still remain active on message boards in order to give people guidance. Sadly, not all of our Recruiters give the best...
Forum: Enlistment Information 07-17-2007, 05:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,588
Posted By matthew.ritchie
The Army National Guard has several ways for you...

The Army National Guard has several ways for you to serve now in college, participate in ROTC, and serve after college as an officer. We have ROTC scholarship money waiting for more qualified...
Forum: Help and Assistance 07-17-2007, 05:33 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 971
Posted By matthew.ritchie
If they are indeed federal student loans, then...

If they are indeed federal student loans, then you are likely eligible for $20k of Student Loan Repayment Program (SLRP) from the Army National Guard. Other factors apply (e.g., test scores, length...
Forum: Enlistment Information 07-03-2007, 06:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,249
Posted By matthew.ritchie
People in worse shape than you have made it. I...

People in worse shape than you have made it. I recommend that you get involved with a local athletic club, and sign up for some of their general fitness classes. At the beginning you need some...
Forum: The Lounge 06-28-2007, 12:10 PM
Replies: 12
Poll: Army Jokes
Views: 4,680
Posted By matthew.ritchie
Please refer to...

Please refer to http://www.snopes.com/military/lighthse.htm
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