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Filed: IR-1/CR-1 Visa Country: Vietnam
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I graduated from school in December and been looking for a job for about six months now. It has been a hard and challenging journey. With a B.A in psychology, I don't have that many options. For now, I am thinking of joining the Air Force Reserve. Does anyone have experience with the military?


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20 years in the Army and 6 years working for the Army as a civilian. Air Force is a lot more cerebral than the Army ever wanted to be so you can probably find something to do with your degree. Explore the possibility of being commissioned as an officer so you can use your degree for something. You can also look into student loan assistance but that requires a fairly big commitment.

If you do this beware of the folks at the MEPS. Your recruiter can tell you all kinds of stuff, but the rubber meets the road at MEPS. That is where you find a jobbyjob etc. Good luck to you.

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Filed: IR-1/CR-1 Visa Country: Vietnam
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20 years in the Army and 6 years working for the Army as a civilian. Air Force is a lot more cerebral than the Army ever wanted to be so you can probably find something to do with your degree. Explore the possibility of being commissioned as an officer so you can use your degree for something. You can also look into student loan assistance but that requires a fairly big commitment.

If you do this beware of the folks at the MEPS. Your recruiter can tell you all kinds of stuff, but the rubber meets the road at MEPS. That is where you find a jobbyjob etc. Good luck to you.

Thank you. What exactly do you mean by "rubber meets the road at MEPS"?


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Service Center: California Service Center

Consulate: Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

I-130 Sent: 2010-04-02

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I-130 RFE Sent: 2010-10-08

I-130 Approved: 2010-10-25

NVC Received: 2010-10-29

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That is where you will assigned your specialty ( job assignment) and you don't want to be assigned to bio spills. ( I am sure there is a number for that )


This will not be over quickly. You will not enjoy this.

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Filed: AOS (apr) Country: Vietnam
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You get to pick a job at MEPS. That is where you need to be careful. It's like buying a car. The sales guy (Recruiter) acosts you in the parking lot and drags you inside. The sales manager (Career Counselor) actually does the dealings.

MEPS will show you a number of jobs available. The ones that come up first are the critical shortages. A douchy career counselor will say "Thats it." That is a vessel of dung. If you are not seeing what you want either insist to see more, which there are more. Many more. Or walk the hell out.

Just like buying a car.

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Thank guys! I am going to try to stay away from bio spill jobs.


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Service Center: California Service Center

Consulate: Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

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I-130 RFE Sent: 2010-10-08

I-130 Approved: 2010-10-25

NVC Received: 2010-10-29

Received DS-3032 / I-864 Bill: 2010-11-09

Pay I-864 Bill: 2010-11-10

Receive I-864 Package:

Return Completed I-864: 2010-11-18

Return Completed DS-3032: 2010-11-22

Receive IV Bill: 2010-12-02

Pay IV Bill: 2010-12-03

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Filed: Citizen (apr) Country: Canada
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Thank guys! I am going to try to stay away from bio spill jobs.

If you do not see the job you want, like the others said, do not take just any job. Hold out for the one you really want. They will use fancy words and try to trick you sometimes, do not fall for it!


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