Would you rather be Enlisted or Commissioned?
What benefit would there be as an enlisted person over an officer?
commissioned = officer, right?
Answer by Anonymous at 4:47 PM on Jan. 18, 2012
Answer by ZanderandBella at 4:52 PM on Jan. 18, 2012
Answer by louise2 at 4:53 PM on Jan. 18, 2012
Answer by My_3_Babies at 4:54 PM on Jan. 18, 2012
Answer by louise2 at 4:57 PM on Jan. 18, 2012
Well I grew up a navy brat so my point of view is from a child's point of view watching my father go up in rank, attending college, attending graduate school, and retiring as a lieutenant commander.... having enlisted because he didnt have the high school grades to be any better than a gas attendant. And through the navy got his masters in nuclear engineering at MIT. On a slide rule none the less.
So I can not see choosing enlistment over being an officer. To me an officer means that you have earned the promotion and have traveled through the ranks... or have come out of college. I would view someone who chose to stay enlisted as someone with out motivation, with out goals, with out direction... simply settling.
that view being from my personal experiance
Answer by Anonymous at 5:01 PM on Jan. 18, 2012
Answer by louise2 at 5:02 PM on Jan. 18, 2012
Answer by MrsMWF at 5:16 PM on Jan. 18, 2012