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  1. tug_boat

    tug_boat Member

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  2. LineInTheSand

    LineInTheSand USCGA 2006

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    Is the payback from West Point five years or only four? He graduated in 2010.
     
  3. hawk

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    From USMA Wide receiver to Eagles defensive line???

    I'm not a football expert, but that to me seems to be an odd leap.

    Was he 6-foot-9, 277 pounds as a WR at West Point?

    I hope he's successful, but part of me is thinking "You're leaving the Ranger Regiment to play for the Eagles?" :smile:
     
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    Well, the pay IS better!
     
  5. Freda'sMom

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    He served 3 tours in Afghanistan and won a Bronze Star for valor in those 4 years.

    How much more do you want from him?

    As a taxpayer/citizen, I'm happy to mark his educational debt "paid in full."
     
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  7. tug_boat

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    How.....

    How much does it cost to keep him fed? He's a big boy burning up big calories.
    Don't give him a menu, get him an estimate.

    Push Hard, Press Forward
     
  8. LineInTheSand

    LineInTheSand USCGA 2006

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    Oh, no he's done plenty, I was just unclear on if it's four or five years and if he's completely done with the Army or not. I have no problem with this. I do have a problem with cadets or midshipmen who graduate and go directly into pro sports. That's obviously not the case here.
     
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    It would be great if he made the Eagles.

    I'm sure it would be nice for him to win a game in Philadelphia.
     
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    Sorta like how it would be nice to see the Navy do something besides play college football and relieve COs.
     

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