At any given time tens of thousands of Sailors and Marines are deployed on ships, scattered around the globe. It is a tough job sometimes to be away from your family defending your country and its interests. Being deployed during the holidays can be down right fucking depressing, especially for younger Sailors and Marines. One of the things we do pretty well, however, is adapt. We make the best of the situation. Onboard ships and in station galleys across the fleet today, our FSO’s and Culinary Specialists got to show us what they got. And for most sailors this is a time to look forward to, as Thanksgiving chow is usually a point of pride for the food service folks.
The military uses the fuck out of it’s members. We often work long hours, and do tasks most civilians would scoff at. They do, however, provide decent benefits, and the pay is ok. The thing is those benefits increase with rank. If for no other reason you should seek to advance for more money. Take … Read more