10 things that will change the way you look at grunt officers
- How do you get into the Naval Academy? How do you get your congressman to vouch for you?
- What are some popular tattoos with grunt officers? Do you guys also get moto tattoos?
- What kinds of nicknames do officers give each other?
- Do experienced officers mess with new officers? Do you haze each other? Spill the dirt.
- How did you know when you’ve earned the respect from the men you lead?
- Do officers make stupid purchases after deployment?
- What is it with officers and safety briefs?
- Do officers get extra attention from the enlisted troops at the base gate?
- Do officers rely on the intelligence of the Lance Corporal Underground — the E4 Mafia?
- What’s the Lieutenant Protection Association (LPA)? Is that like the officer version of the E4 Mafia?
Tim Kirkpatrick: Navy veteran and Editorial Coordinator
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Orvelin Valle (AKA O.V.): Navy veteran and Podcast Producer
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Chase Millsap: Army and Marine Corps infantry veteran turned Director of Impact Strategy at We Are The Mighty
- Twitter/Instagram: @cmillsap05
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