You know how you read a newspaper story and it freaks you the fuck out?
I just read an article about the Navy sending sailors to supplement the war in Iraq, and they call the deployments IA's, Individual Augmentation. I knew this was happening, has been happening for awhile, Tony even talked about it doing it.
What freaks me out is that it says that 1 in 5 sailors without an IA under their belts make Chief. 1 in 3 who have an IA make chief. Why does this have me worried? Tony just took his Chiefs exam. Although he has a lot of positives going for him, that doesn't mean he'll make it.
All I'm saying is, I can see one of these in our future. Sigh. They are on average 9 months, sometimes 12 or 13. I just know Tony will do whatever it takes to make chief. It's an annoying quality of his.