Just turned down Germany and Japan for my first tour.

MAJ Badmotherfarker

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The Army just called and told me they have Germany or Japan open for first tour (in addition to Washington, DC). I had to turn it down just because I can't see making that big of a jump right off. Yea, I might be an idiot. But, at least I will likely get that option again in 3 years.
 

MAJ Badmotherfarker

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Holding out for Iraq?

Washington, DC area is already my main option. Either Bethesda, MD or FT. Detrick. It's a hard trade off. I can work at AFRRI (Armed forces radiobiology research institute) or USAMRIID (U.S. Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases). I've always wanted to do infectious disease research in the military, but FT. Detrick looks like it's up in the boonies of MD, whereas Bethesda is a few miles out of DC.
 

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Washington, DC area is already my main option. Either Bethesda, MD or FT. Detrick. It's a hard trade off. I can work at AFRRI (Armed forces radiobiology research institute) or USAMRIID (U.S. Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases). I've always wanted to do infectious disease research in the military, but FT. Detrick looks like it's up in the boonies of MD, whereas Bethesda is a few miles out of DC.

Cool.

Although I suppose the real reason for not going to Germany or Japan was the lack of satrad reception. :)
 

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And I hear they don't have the intrawebs over there either.
They do, but they're in a foreign language.

Bethesda is not a few miles out of DC. It is DC. It's DC's ballsack. Camp David is a few miles from DC. :)

You should do Germany or Japan. If you get a chance to experience a new country and Uncle Sam is paying for it, go for it!
 

MAJ Badmotherfarker

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They do, but they're in a foreign language.

Bethesda is not a few miles out of DC. It is DC. It's DC's ballsack. Camp David is a few miles from DC. :)

You should do Germany or Japan. If you get a chance to experience a new country and Uncle Sam is paying for it, go for it!
I'm definitely going to go over seas at some point. Just thinking not on my first tour. It's only 3 years/tour so I can head over seas in 2011.
 

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Washington, DC area is already my main option. Either Bethesda, MD or FT. Detrick. It's a hard trade off. I can work at AFRRI (Armed forces radiobiology research institute) or USAMRIID (U.S. Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases). I've always wanted to do infectious disease research in the military, but FT. Detrick looks like it's up in the boonies of MD, whereas Bethesda is a few miles out of DC.


LOL:roflmao:

Ft. Detrick is about 5 miles from my house. I have some contract work I do there from time to time. Im convinced that they incinerate monkeys over there after all the bio testing that they do. There are some foul smells that come out of there.

FWIW downtown Frederick is nice .
 

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You should do a tour of Sweden...those Swedish chicks really put out. :D
I would have to agree. I spent a few weeks there 4 years ago and had a B-L-A-S-T. They LOVE American men! They're all thin...no fatties in Sweden. If I was single, I'd move there in an instant.
 

MAJ Badmotherfarker

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LOL:roflmao:

Ft. Detrick is about 5 miles from my house. I have some contract work I do there from time to time. Im convinced that they incinerate monkeys over there after all the bio testing that they do. There are some foul smells that come out of there.

FWIW downtown Frederick is nice .
They absolutely do incinerate animals there.

The colonel emailed me back though and it's looking like Bethesda, MD. AFRRI for me starting in April.
 

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If it was me BMF, I would have chosen Germany. I was stationed there on Graf and had one helluva time. It is a beautiful country.
A big plus for BMF is that prostitution is legal there, and they give discounts to TV stars. He could just tell them he's Andy Roony, bang, 10% off!:cool: