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Old 01-01-2009, 07:05 PM   #1
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Today is the first day!

Today is the official first day of being in the Fleet Reserve (Basically subject to call up for another 9.5 years, but getting a monthly pension check). I have been "retired" for the last 3 months but getting my full pay. My Tricare is paid for the year and will be getting my dental soon.

I am loving not having to put up with the BS of w***king and love just doing things I want to do! My plans are to finish my last 6 hours of my Bachelors and begin online classes to get a Masters in Sports Management, all with my full GI Bill. I also am certified to be a HS Basketball official and will also begin Baseball umpiring in the next month or so for some spending money!

I dont have any regrets!!!!! Life is good!!!!!

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Old 01-02-2009, 09:06 AM   #2
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Congrats on making the break and getting to start your real life.

I be a girl, he's a boy. Think I maybe FIRED since July 08. Mid 40s, no kidlets. Actually am totally clueless as to what is going on with DH.
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