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A Fond Farewell

Discussion in 'The Lounge' started by BurbLover, Oct 30, 2006.

  1. BurbLover

    BurbLover 1/2 ton status

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    I just wanted to post a quick memo before I take off. I will be leaving in a few weeks for Kuwait for at least 1 year and I don't know how much, if any, that I will be on here. So, since my membership expires on 31 Oct, it doesn't make sense to renew it if I can't access it. I'll be @ Camp Arifjan near Kuwait City. Should be a good tour. I'm really looking forward to the opportunity to be debt free in less than a year.:bow:

    Anyways, take care & play nice while I'm gone :shame:
     
  2. cbbr

    cbbr 1 ton status GMOTM Winner

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    Military or civilian contractor?
     
  3. gjk5

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    Good luck man!!!


    So who's gonna burn me for sniping stuff from colorado4X4 now???



    Be safe.
     
  4. BurbLover

    BurbLover 1/2 ton status

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    Civ Contractor. I did 11 yrs USAF. Been a govt' contract for awhile w/ USAF. This will be w/ US Army, so it may be interesting...
     
  5. cbbr

    cbbr 1 ton status GMOTM Winner

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    THere is some good money to be made in that part of the world. some of it taxe free. Good luck.
     
  6. BurbLover

    BurbLover 1/2 ton status

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    That is kind of true. $$ is not as much as it was 10-15 yrs ago, although it is still decent. It used to be that everyone made aewsome $$. If you stay several years, then the bonuses add up. Otherwise, the extra $$ comes from not spending alot of it and getting a free apartment. I think it'll be a great opportunity to refocus my life and see where I want to go in a year+. I have several personal goals for the next year, and other than working 48+ hrs per week, I plan on focusing on those items. I've been overseas at locations w/ limited circumstances before and I know I can handle 1 year. After that, who knows.
     
  7. boggerless

    boggerless 1 ton status Premium Member

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    good luck with your plans and hopefully we hear from you so after you get there.:D
     
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    good luck man, hope all goes well for you. keep your head low.
     
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    Be safe man :deal: Make lots of cash , come home :waytogo:
     
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    Exactly my plan. I have actually received two job offers in the past week to come back to. Most likely, I'll be back in Tucson Dec 07.
     
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    Good luck!

    -A
     
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    good luck man!!!!

    can i have your avatar while your gone:haha: just messin man
     
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    Good luck and stay safe . You are a braver man than me :crazy: . I couldn't live under that kind of pressure with a constant threat to my life because I'm an American . I hope you will be armed 24/7 .
     
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    Good luck, be as safe as you can.
     
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    See you when you get back!

    Remember: keep your head low, your powder dry, and check your six ;) :D !!
     
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    It was awesome meeting ya, man. See the world, make some cash, and come back to blow all that cash on your rig!
     
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    L.M.A.O. :haha: :rotfl: :haha: :rotfl: !!

    True. So true!!
     
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    I remember when i took that first step off the plane in Kuwait. It was 430 in the morn and 97 degrees. It all kinda went downhill from there. But great tax free money to be had. And all the bases with AF have very nice amenities there. Take care and be safe!
     
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    See ya 'round:wink1:

    Be careful over there :deal:









    oh yah and 2 more things....















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  20. fred2mihi

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    Good Luck Mark!! Stay safe and come home safe.

    Fred
     

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