Question for the military folk

iVillage Member
Registered: 07-17-2007
Question for the military folk
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Thu, 11-15-2007 - 1:11pm

Just a curiousity question about promotions, etc.

iVillage Member
Registered: 05-14-2006
Thu, 11-15-2007 - 1:38pm
iVillage Member
Registered: 07-17-2007
Thu, 11-15-2007 - 1:42pm

What is considered a long time?

iVillage Member
Registered: 05-14-2006
Thu, 11-15-2007 - 7:02pm

I don't know what a long time would be but generally those that do make General are what are called fast burners. Meaning they do not spend any long period any one rank.

iVillage Member
Registered: 10-30-2007
Fri, 11-16-2007 - 8:34am

Well I have no clue how it works in the army but for the navy atleast for enlisted there is time in rate, test and then a board to pass.

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iVillage Member
Registered: 07-17-2007
Fri, 11-16-2007 - 5:29pm
So I should be impressed with DS's friend's father.
iVillage Member
Registered: 05-14-2006
Fri, 11-16-2007 - 5:42pm