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Thoughts From a Former Navy SEALMod note (Andy): This comment by @"M. Blank" is a response to this thread: Is PE the Best Job in the World? and deserves to go on the homepage for those who didn't see it. I can't answer if PE is the best job in the world but I can offer a little outside perspective that some may be interested... 2 months 3 weeks

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Wish I had some great resources for you, but...Wish I had some great resources for you, but unfortunately, I never came across any, which I found frustrating as well. Most of my research was done by talking with admissions as well as current students and graduates of the programs. As for limited information on admissions... I don't think it... 2 years 11 months
Wish there were more people with your philosophy...Wish there were more people with your philosophy and attitude out there. The world would be a much more interesting place. Hopefully, some of the next generation will pay heed to your words. +1 2 years 11 months
I'm currently in the Wharton MBA for Executives...I'm currently in the Wharton MBA for Executives program. For those who are interested in an exec program, or another non-traditional MBA program, I think it's really important for you to determine what you want to get out of it and let that drive you to the right program. Scott Irish, while I didn'... 2 years 11 months
There's a lot of hate on here.. let it go. I've...There's a lot of hate on here.. let it go. I've spilled blood in the mountains and the desert and I've lost many friends. I've spent the last decade living this war... 9 deployments and almost five years spent in the region. So I've seen it all first hand. Many Muslims have died serving with us... 2 years 11 months
The issue of drone strikes has long been debated...The issue of drone strikes has long been debated and the question of risk versus gain is critical. Is the benefit of taking out an HVT (high value target) worth the cost of alienating countless others? I'll tell you that you think too little of our leaders if you think they don't do the calculus... 2 years 11 months
happypantsmcgee: I think you had some fair...[quote=happypantsmcgee]I think you had some fair criticisms so I'll do a more through write up tomorrow when I'm not on a tablet. I strong caution people thinking of joining the military after starting a solid career elsewhere anyway.[/quote] I think your insights on enlisted life would be... 2 years 12 months
holla_back: Anyway, I don't understand the "...[quote=holla_back] Anyway, I don't understand the "little BS you need to deal with as a junior e-man" part -- the bullshit you're sometimes forced to eat is absolutely fucking astounding, especially when you're a reasonably intelligent, overachieving enlisted guy. .[/quote] Exactly my point... 2 years 12 months
happypantsmcgee: M. Blank: happypantsmcgee: If...[quote=happypantsmcgee][quote=M. Blank][quote=happypantsmcgee]If you actually just want to serve than enlist. You'll have more control in your role, more flexibility, and less bullshit to deal with.[/quote] I'm really curious what makes you think this. I'd love for a prior enlisted to jump in... 2 years 12 months
happypantsmcgee: If you actually just want to...[quote=happypantsmcgee]If you actually just want to serve than enlist. You'll have more control in your role, more flexibility, and less bullshit to deal with.[/quote] I'm really curious what makes you think this. I'd love for a prior enlisted to jump in here and tell happypants how much freedom... 2 years 12 months
Cyber security definitely. I also believe...Cyber security definitely. I also believe something big will happen with online TV/media. I think places like Hulu and Boxee are just the tip of the iceberg. Somebody is going to break the paradigm and cable is going to go the way of the compact disc... or so I hope. I hate paying a hundred... 2 years 12 months