Meet in fuck site no cards
The Superstar’s path is not necessarily for everyone.
Most people aren’t willing to take multiple deployments, do all the right schools, go to the Pentagon, and then shuffle back to the operating forces again.
Maybe he’s a former Superstar who crashed and burned. Maybe he was a talented officer who didn’t know how to play the game. Nevertheless, assuming he’s reached sanctuary and has his retirement locked up, he’s reached a nirvana few officers ever truly reach: actually, truly running out of shits to give.
The military may be screwing him, but he’s taking advantage of his dire straits so he can lay back and enjoy it. If he plays his cards right, he can get that choice gig working for the base or something, and joining the ranks of the “in by 09-ish, PT at 1100, out by…eh…1500-ish, give or take an hour.”Sure, his pride took a hit in the shorts when he read the promotion list and didn’t find his name on it.
Sure, she liked video games more than most, and for some reason she attended renaissance fairs in full costume, but she wasn’t that bad.
She was a strange deployment roommate, but other than the whole ordering-drinks-with-umbrellas thing, she was an okay person.
The relationship status “It’s complicated” has never been more factual than it is right now.
From friends with benefits, exclusively dating to open relationships, the dating world seems to be more complex than just the courtships and boyfriend-girlfriends relationships of the past.
As they say, “It’s not the years, it’s the mileage.” Apparently the Mustang hasn’t just been around the block, he’s been around the planet. The Weirdo was just a little bit off when she was a captain.
And one of those lieutenants also wants to stab the Weirdo in the eye because she kicked back the training schedule twice for corrections because it didn’t use “Lean 6-Sigma” principles and show awareness of the “theory of constraints,” whatever the hell those are.
Carl Forsling is a senior columnist for Task & Purpose.
He is a Marine MV-22B pilot and former CH-46E pilot who is retired from the military after 20 years of service.
Dating has taken all new types and forms in the last few years and describing what kind of dating you are into has become harder than ever.