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Subject:  Re: Regrets about college education Date:  6/26/2019  12:57 PM
Author:  telegraph Number:  125993 of 127303

intercst:"But actually the military is a pretty good deal if you live in a high cost area like San Diego or San Francisco where you're getting a large housing adjustment if you live off base. With the adjustment, it almost competitive with a typical civilian salary. But that goes away if you get transferred. One of her Navy colleagues got transferred to the Naval Station in Pascagoula, Mississippi and the housing allowance virtually disappeared."


Have a friend who rose to rank of Colonel. He spent 30 years in military and retired. Gets a nice pension. He was single and usually stayed on base - Germany - US -

Now retired.

Travels all over, and stays at military bases in officer's quarters - cheap - hops occasional military flight here and there on standby basis so travels worldwide.

Oh....and still gets military system health benefits.....

Have another friend - he is ex-military. went to HI and stayed at officer's housing - he's married. Cheap vacation to HI with something like $25/night cost......


t.
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