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Hey guys.Im 24, currently 2 years into a 4 year stint as a 5711. Joining was a good thing, picking THAT job was prob the worst.

I'm here looking for as much info about switching over to the Army as possible.
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Being almost entirely soldiers, we speak 'army'. The hell is a '5711'? Switching over from what? Burger King?

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Oh come on, I knew a little about Army lingo before I started considering joining.Well,I'm in your house,I mus'nt be rude

.The Marine Corps uses 4 digit designators for our MOS's.

I've already talked to a recruiter. Not much I can do right now having 2 years left on contract. He told me option 40 wasnt possible, but 5 minutes on this site gave me the
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theblackknight wrote:Oh come on, I knew a little about Army lingo before I started considering joining.Well,I'm in your house,I mus'nt be rude

.The Marine Corps uses 4 digit designators for our MOS's.

I've already talked to a recruiter. Not much I can do right now having 2 years left on contract. He told me option 40 wasnt possible, but 5 minutes on this site gave me the
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So, the question remains.....what the hell is a 5711??????
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Had you said 0311 or 0325, some of us might have figured it out. That said, I don't even care what a 5... MOS is, or that it's USMC not AF. We got what we wanted, where we wanted, so I didn't need to look elsewhere. others might...
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http://usmilitary.about.com/od/enlistedjo2/a/5711.htm" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

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Even if he had said "CBRN Defense Specialist", I wouldn't have had a clue what that was all about.
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theblackknight wrote:Oh come on, I knew a little about Army lingo before I started considering joining..The Marine Corps uses 4 digit designators for our MOS's.
I know that, but despite being the interservice trivia king around these parts, I only learned a few dozen "foreign" MOS codes.
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K.Ingraham wrote:
theblackknight wrote:Oh come on, I knew a little about Army lingo before I started considering joining..The Marine Corps uses 4 digit designators for our MOS's.
I know that, but despite being the interservice trivia king around these parts, I only learned a few dozen "foreign" MOS codes.
'Black Knight", a reference to VMF-214?

I first tried to enlist in the Marines, way back when. Their recruiter told me to count to ten. I did. He then informed me that I failed the hand-eye coordination test because I didn't use my fingers.
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Or the USMC entrance exam:

Subject: MARINE ENTRANCE EXAM
Time Limit: 3 WKS
Name: _____________________________
1. What language is spoken in France?

2. Give a dissertation on the ancient Babylonian Empire with particular reference to architecture, literature, law and social conditions -OR- give the first name of Pierre Trudeau.

3. Would you ask William Shakespeare to
___ (a) build a bridge
___ (b) sail the ocean
___ (c) lead an army or
___ (D) WRITE A PLAY!!!!

4. What religion is the Pope? (check only one)
___ (a) Jewish
___ (b) Catholic
___ (c) Hindu
___ (d) Polish
___ (e) Agnostic

5. Metric conversion. How many feet is 0.0 meters?

6. What time is it when the big hand is on the 12 and the little hand is on the 5?

7. How many commandments was Moses given? (approximately)

8. What are people in America's far north called?
___ (a) Westerners
___ (b) Southerners
___ (c) Northerners

9. Spell: Bush, Carter, and Clinton
Bush: ________________
Carter: ______________
Clinton: _____________

10. Six kings of England have been called George, the last one being George the Sixth. Name the previous five:

11. Where does rain come from?
___ (a) Macy's
___ (b) a 7-11
___ (c) Canada
___ (d) the sky

12. Can you explain Einstein's Theory of Relativity?
___ (a) yes
___ (b) no

13. What are coat hangers used for?

14. The Star Spangled Banner is the National Anthem for what country?

15. Explain Le Chateliers Principle of Dynamic Equilibrium -OR- spell your name in BLOCK LETTERS.

16. Where is the basement in a three story building located?

17. Which part of America produces the most oranges?
___ (a) New York
___ (b) Florida
___ (c) Canada
___ (d) Wisconsin

18. Advanced math. If you have three apples, how many apples do you have?

19. What does NBC (National Broadcasting Corporation) stand for?

20. The Cornell University tradition for efficiency began when (approximately)?
___ (a) B.C.
___ (b) A.D.

* You must correctly answer three or more questions to qualify

* If you are stuck on any questions, you may ask the monitor for help.
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sinjefe wrote: 8. What are people in America's far north called?
___ (a) Westerners
___ (b) Southerners
___ (c) Northerners
Ummmm...I would have written in "(d) Yankees" :oops:
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ZoneIV wrote:
sinjefe wrote: 8. What are people in America's far north called?
___ (a) Westerners
___ (b) Southerners
___ (c) Northerners
Ummmm...I would have written in "(d) Yankees" :oops:
Wouldn't that have been DAMN Yankee?
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And I fucked it up by misspelling Muscles :oops:
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al_2ndWolfhounds wrote:
ZoneIV wrote:
sinjefe wrote: 8. What are people in America's far north called?
___ (a) Westerners
___ (b) Southerners
___ (c) Northerners
Ummmm...I would have written in "(d) Yankees" :oops:
Wouldn't that have been DAMN Yankee?
in my neck of the woods a "damn Yankee" is a Yankee who comes south and decides not to leave.
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