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soldiers don't deserve what they get paid....f off...ETA

Posted by Anonymous   + Show Post
Seriously, who in their right mind would say this? Dumb assholes would. If that's your opinion then YOU do not deserve what our military does for you! They are extremely underpaid and those "extras" so many of you call them aren't shit, and are completely justified. Fuck you.

ETA: I thought the reasoning behind this post was pretty clear, but many of you are completely misunderstanding. This is NOT a complaint about being underpaid, nor have I made any conplaints. My family lives JUST fine and my SO did not join for the pay nor does he ever utter a word about it. This is due to an earlier post in which comments were mamade about how undeserving our military is of what they do get. Andno, it was not just that they are paI'd adequately, they were comments stating they do not deserve to be paid what they are. While my stance is that no dollar amount would suffice or cover what our mimilitary and their families endure and sacrifice, I DO believe they are completely deserving of what they get.


ETA AGAIN: I apologize for using the term soldiers and limiting it to one branch. Not my intention or opinion, just a habit due to my SO's branch. I am referring to ALL of our armed forces.
Posted by Anonymous on Jul. 27, 2013 at 10:16 PM
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Anonymous
by Anonymous 3 on Jul. 27, 2013 at 10:21 PM
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The military hasn't done anything for ME....the military works for the government in retaining economic resources for the financial stability of the politicians, it's not for the country's civilians.  Nothing justifies droning innocent families and children

Anonymous
by Anonymous - Original Poster on Jul. 27, 2013 at 10:21 PM
Adequate or more than


Quoting Hannahluvsdogs:

So what people actually said is that their pay is adequate?



Quoting Anonymous:

There was a post about pay to our armed forces in which SO many said that soldiers get extras and get paid enough. Basically that they don't deserve to be paid enough for sacrificing what they do because that was the choice they made.






Quoting Hannahluvsdogs:

I feel like I missed something...did someone in here say that?


Anonymous
by Anonymous 4 on Jul. 27, 2013 at 10:21 PM
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so are cops/ firemen/ pole electricians.

the list goes on. i wont say they dont sometimes deserve better, but i have yet to see one living in poverty or being homeless, sick, and no way to see a doc.

Anonymous
by Anonymous 5 on Jul. 27, 2013 at 10:22 PM
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Me too - I am an Army wife whose husband just returned home from a 9 month deployment in Afghanistan.

Quoting kellysparkles:

I missed it, too, but as the wife of a military man I can tell it would've pissed me off.


Hannahluvsdogs
by Ruby Member on Jul. 27, 2013 at 10:23 PM
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There's a difference between saying their pay is adequate and saying that they don't deserve it. There are tons of careers that deserve higher pay - firemen, police officers, teachers... but when the funding comes primarily from taxes, the money just isn't there. Has nothing to do with merit.

Quoting Anonymous:

Adequate or more than




Quoting Hannahluvsdogs:

So what people actually said is that their pay is adequate?





Quoting Anonymous:

There was a post about pay to our armed forces in which SO many said that soldiers get extras and get paid enough. Basically that they don't deserve to be paid enough for sacrificing what they do because that was the choice they made.








Quoting Hannahluvsdogs:

I feel like I missed something...did someone in here say that?


armywifey26
by Krissy on Jul. 27, 2013 at 10:24 PM
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Calm your tits. It's just a popcorn meme.

Quoting Anonymous:

Well then, don't partake. Its a vent, plain and simple.


Quoting armywifey26:



Logan_Bellasmom
by Ruby Member on Jul. 27, 2013 at 10:24 PM
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last i checked they had a right to their opinion no matter how stupid you may think it is.

cfcf
by Gold Member on Jul. 27, 2013 at 10:24 PM
I personally think soldiers should be paid better, but they're not. And it's common knowledge that they're not.

It's like teachers complaining they do not get paid enough. They don't, but you knew that when you made your career choice.
Anonymous
by Anonymous - Original Poster on Jul. 27, 2013 at 10:24 PM
Exactly! Imo...the "extras" are just a portion of base pay that is labeled as something else, such as BAH. We have little to no choice as to where we live so we ade screwed in many places...even COLA is shit. I too live in podunk military town full of wives fighting for shit jobs. My SO never complains, amd did not join for the money (that's another statement that drives me up the wall) but when comments such as this are made it gets to me.


Quoting Anonymous:

Seriously after 10 years at his job my husband only makes 3320/mo. We live on post so no bah for us. But still I feel so crummy that he makes so little. And it's been very hard for me to 1.find work 2. Hold down a job because if his crazy schedule and the only jobs in our po dunk city are min wage never consistent schedule jobs.



I want to contribute but it's very hard. The "extras" don't make up for anything IMO

Fields456
by Ruby Member on Jul. 27, 2013 at 10:25 PM

I missed it

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