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Ted2010
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re: Army veteran banned from Old Navy store over teen employee in Marine uniform

Burn the fricker down.

















not really


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lsu_tiger_az
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re: Army veteran banned from Old Navy store over teen employee in Marine uniform
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Curious to see this dudes' "combat record." Been around more military than civilian for more than half of my life, and I've said it on here before, the ones who have truly been in harms way aren't the chest beaters when they come home, it's usually the REMFs. Most vets wouldn't have given this a second thought. Attention ho imo.




Truth....

and well put.




tylercsbn9
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Cypress, TX
Member since Feb 2004
56417 posts

re: Army veteran banned from Old Navy store over teen employee in Marine uniform
Seems like there has to be more.

1. Big fricking deal he was wearing a uniform wrong
2. Big fricking deal...the vet pointed it out

Just like I bitch about people crying about the confederate flag...same applies here.

Has to be more complex than that.
This post was edited on 12/4 at 8:10 pm


777Tiger
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Member since Mar 2011
18896 posts

re: Army veteran banned from Old Navy store over teen employee in Marine uniform
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Please tell me that's not the idiot. He needed his arse grilled.

Ah crap, I change what I just said after seeing that pic. If memory serves me, the Marine Corps manual strictly prohibits wearing that jacket with either a Pith helmet, or a Sherlock Holmes hat after October 15. My bad.


Dizz
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re: Army veteran banned from Old Navy store over teen employee in Marine uniform
I doubt the guy made his feelings known about the jacket discreetly, things don't escalate to being removed from the store for simply saying I don't agree with you wearing that jacket.


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Fox Mulder
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Austin, TX
Member since Dec 2010
32761 posts

re: Army veteran banned from Old Navy store over teen employee in Marine uniform
Yeah, pretty retarded all around. Who gives a frick what the employee was wearing?


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TIGRLEE
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Northeast Louisiana
Member since Nov 2009
24554 posts

re: Army veteran banned from Old Navy store over teen employee in Marine uniform
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frick OLD NAVY!!!




Only place I can buy jeans that fit me right.


777Tiger
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Member since Mar 2011
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re: Army veteran banned from Old Navy store over teen employee in Marine uniform
When you think about it Marines are old Navy.


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Fox Mulder
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Austin, TX
Member since Dec 2010
32761 posts

re: Army veteran banned from Old Navy store over teen employee in Marine uniform
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I'm a vet and I really don't care if someone wears the uniform or medals they didn't earn.



My military experience tells me the customer was probably a huge a-hole.


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kengel2
LSU Fan
Team Gun
Member since Mar 2004
6334 posts

re: Army veteran banned from Old Navy store over teen employee in Marine uniform
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Big fricking deal he was wearing a uniform wrong


Exactly, boots are dumb. If he had a full rack and was a major and only 20 years old that would be a different story.

We need a picture of the other guy.


777Tiger
LSU Fan
Member since Mar 2011
18896 posts

re: Army veteran banned from Old Navy store over teen employee in Marine uniform
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a major and only 20 years old

frocked maybe? I'd have to check but this war may have produced the oldest 1st lt. since WWI
This post was edited on 12/4 at 8:27 pm


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hammer5365
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Baton Rouge
Member since Nov 2008
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re: Army veteran banned from Old Navy store over teen employee in Marine uniform
I think you are entirely missing the point. The employee was not in the military. He was wearing the dress blue jacket as a fashion piece. No Marine would wear the dress blue jacket to work at Old Navy.


777Tiger
LSU Fan
Member since Mar 2011
18896 posts

re: Army veteran banned from Old Navy store over teen employee in Marine uniform
That would just be gauche, unless it was the Marine Corps birthday.


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kengel2
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Team Gun
Member since Mar 2004
6334 posts

re: Army veteran banned from Old Navy store over teen employee in Marine uniform
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I think you are entirely missing the point. The employee was not in the military. He was wearing the dress blue jacket as a fashion piece. No Marine would wear the dress blue jacket to work at Old Navy.


If you are talking to me, I didnt miss the point. Its just the uniform regs change. Without knowing the exact regulations and what uniform this kid was wearing its hard to tell if he was out of uniform or not. Especially, since there is no picture in the article.

Secondly, I wouldnt know if a Soldier's uniform was correct down to every detail. And I dont personally care to even try to understand all their ribbons for not tying and bs like that.

The point I was making was that Id be willing to bet that most Soldiers couldnt tell me how my dress blues are supposed to be setup. And I couldtn care less how their Army Greens are to be setup. Without a picture, this is just reaching for a story.


BTHog
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Member since Jul 2012
8335 posts

re: Army veteran banned from Old Navy store over teen employee in Marine uniform
We agree here.



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hammer5365
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Baton Rouge
Member since Nov 2008
1236 posts
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re: Army veteran banned from Old Navy store over teen employee in Marine uniform
This employee is clearly not in the military. I don't understand why you are arguing about military regulations on uniforms changing. Also, USMC regulations for dress uniforms haven't changed in like 50 years. Regardless, this is an old story.


777Tiger
LSU Fan
Member since Mar 2011
18896 posts

re: Army veteran banned from Old Navy store over teen employee in Marine uniform
So the Sherlock Holmes hat was authorized? Geez, people just don't have enough to bitch about these days. Everyone needs to lighten the frick up, Francis.


ByteMe
LSU Fan
Member since Sep 2003
19698 posts

re: Army veteran banned from Old Navy store over teen employee in Marine uniform
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WikiTiger


You're entitled to your opinion but I think you're out of line with this. I know this is asking a lot, but try stepping back and thinking about this issue for a minute.


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kengel2
LSU Fan
Team Gun
Member since Mar 2004
6334 posts

re: Army veteran banned from Old Navy store over teen employee in Marine uniform
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Also, USMC regulations for dress uniforms haven't changed in like 50 years.


My old command would think differently, I dont really care though.

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I don't understand why you are arguing about military regulations on uniforms changing.


Because they have, and they are different for every branch. The USMC regs have changed for cammies in two years. For boots alone they changed like three times since I went through boot camp. It doesnt effect the majority of Marines, but it still effects a good bit.

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Regardless, this is an old story.

Truth, and its a dumb story that none of us can even argue about because we werent there and dont know what he was wearing.


JOJO Hammer
Nicholls St. Fan
Getting a barbed wire tribal tat
Member since Nov 2010
6974 posts

re: Army veteran banned from Old Navy store over teen employee in Marine uniform
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Ah thanks.

OP, wtf are you doing posting old shit?




bigger question is how did this not make the OT when it first happened?

Somebody's slacking!


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