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Old 03-25-2020, 3:46 PM
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So, my son is 35F in the Army, Military Intelligence. I know, I know...

He made the cut off for E-5 about 2 months ago, finished PLC 2 weeks ago(PLDC for us older vets) and today was notified that his effective promotion date will be 4/1/20.

I was supposed to fly out to Ft. Riley and attend the promotion ceremony, we had word that he was probably going to get pinned on either 3/31 or 4/1. Well, unfortunately, with the SIP, that's not going to happen.

Still over the moon happy for his azz. He was trying to beat my TIS to make E-5 of 3.5 years and missed the mark by about 6 months. I said now he can try to beat me for E-6.

Something else kinda cool about him getting pinned on 4/1 is that was the day I was pinned with my stripes 26 years ago.

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Old 03-25-2020, 3:57 PM
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AWESOME! Congrats to you and your son!

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Very cool. Congrats to both of you!
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That's cool, congratulations. You must be very proud.

(For a second there I was afraid your son was a 35 year old female.)
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Nice. Thank him for his service for us. I remember my E-5 date. Was still a bit hungover when my brother pinned them on. Was nice to have family there, sucks that this virus won't let you be there. Hope you can make it for E-6.
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HAHA.............

Does he know that the stripe on the dress blue uniform is $80 to have it sewn on, or just $90 for a pair with them already.

As Intel, he's going to pass you for SSG in no time.
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What a cool story to read with all the bs that's going on in the world... Thanks alot for sharing and congratulations!
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So, my son is 35F in the Army, Military Intelligence. I know, I know...

He made the cut off for E-5 about 2 months ago, finished PLC 2 weeks ago(PLDC for us older vets) and today was notified that his effective promotion date will be 4/1/20.

I was supposed to fly out to Ft. Riley and attend the promotion ceremony, we had word that he was probably going to get pinned on either 3/31 or 4/1. Well, unfortunately, with the SIP, that's not going to happen.

Still over the moon happy for his azz. He was trying to beat my TIS to make E-5 of 3.5 years and missed the mark by about 6 months. I said now he can try to beat me for E-6.

Something else kinda cool about him getting pinned on 4/1 is that was the day I was pinned with my stripes 26 years ago.

Thanks for reading.

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Congrats! With everything else going on I am glad to hear they are still taking care of Soldiers and giving them their due.
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Thank you everyone, really appreciate the support and well wishes.
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That is great! I know hoqw proud you will be.
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Thought about it, trust me. My son the said the base is on lockdown, essential personnel only.
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Very cool. Congrats to both of you!
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That's cool, congratulations. You must be very proud.

(For a second there I was afraid your son was a 35 year old female.)
Thanks and hahaha

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Nice. Thank him for his service for us. I remember my E-5 date. Was still a bit hungover when my brother pinned them on. Was nice to have family there, sucks that this virus won't let you be there. Hope you can make it for E-6.
Thanks, I hope he does also. I made the cut off for 6 in 5 years, 11 months, so the gauntlet has been thrown.

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HAHA.............

Does he know that the stripe on the dress blue uniform is $80 to have it sewn on, or just $90 for a pair with them already.

As Intel, he's going to pass you for SSG in no time.
Well, he's making like 5 times what I made back in the day, so he can afford it. I hope he makes his 6.

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Congrats skosh!
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What a cool story to read with all the bs that's going on in the world... Thanks alot for sharing and congratulations!
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Congrats to,you both !!!
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Congrats! With everything else going on I am glad to hear they are still taking care of Soldiers and giving them their due.
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