how do you deal with military or army career councelors?

i want the 15q air traffic controller job and the student loan repayment program from the army. how do i deal with them if they dont give me what i want? I have all the credentials, ASVAB score, and eduactation needed for me to qualify. how do i make it clear to them that i wont take anything less without them laughing at me and sending me home? i havent enlisted yet

Asked By: daniel e - 8/23/2006
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Hello! I know some of the other people on here keep saying that the "needs of the military" come first, but you also have to keep your dreams and goals in mind! It is a big step to take when joining the military. Just because you want to go after a certain job does not mean you are any less worthy of serving our... More
Answered By: SargeeBee - 8/23/2006
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They will put you in the job if you fit the profile. Just because you tested well, there may not be a need, or you do not have the mental profile they are looking for. You of course can pay for this school yourself in the civilian sector if this is what you chose to do. In the military the needs of the mission come... More
Answered By: Leogirl0804 - 8/23/2006
Military needs come first. If they want you, and there is a position in the job you want you can get it. If they do not have a place for you in the job you requested then go home. You do not HAVE to joing the military. If it is only about the money to you we do not want you.
Answered By: B R - 8/23/2006
well if you have the right credentials and its what you want they cant do nothing about it but they might try to persuade you to do something else i know because it happend to my friend
Answered By: teesider boro lad - 8/23/2006
don't sign unless its in writing on your contract...the army is the only branch who guarantees a mos (job) if you qualify so if its another branch they may not be able to accommodate you.
Answered By: whatwereyouthinking - 8/23/2006
last I heard, When the army tells you to do something you do whining no complaining. Like the commercial goes...JUST DO IT
Answered By: smitty031 - 8/23/2006
If the position is not open, they won't offer it. The needs of the Army come first. If you don't get what you want, get up and leave. It's that simple. If you are otherwise qualified, and the job is not available, go to another branch. See if the Navy, Marines or Air Force have an opening.
Answered By: chapelite_av - 8/23/2006
Do the research. Learn everything you can about the ins and outs of what it is your trying to do. So when you go to them they can't try to spin the facts. I guarantee they will have no choice to help you if you let them know from the beginning that they can't fool you... More
Answered By: wouldpecker - 8/23/2006
You can make it clear that you will take your skills elsewhere. A believe all five branches of the armed services, as well as the FAA are desperate for ATC... More
Answered By: Yote' - 8/23/2006
Answered By: mhimler - 8/23/2006
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