No one is required to request leave on behalf of a military member. A general officer will not correspond with you on behalf of military personnel planning to take leave. A general officer will not be a member of an internet dating site. Military members are not charged money or taxes to secure communications or leave.
What is a military scammer?
These schemes try to steal a service members identity by getting Social Security numbers, bank accounts and other personal information. The scammer pretends to be from the Defense Finance and Accounting Service or another military group and contacts members or their spouses by phone, email or text.
Do military have to pay to come home?
Will the military pay for their flight home or will that be something soldiers or family members have to pay for? A. The short answer is, no, the military will not pay for the fare to return home, said Eric Durr, public affairs director of the state Division of Military and Naval Affairs.
Soldiers using social media must abide by the UCMJ at all times, even when off duty. Commenting, posting and linking to material that violates the UCMJ or basic rules of Soldiers conduct are prohibited, along with talking negatively about supervisors or releasing sensitive information.
Does active military fly free?
Service members and their families can use Space-Available flights to travel around the country and world at little to no cost. Flights are typically free of charge, but call to confirm any taxes or fees. The only way to sign up for a Space-A flight is through a military terminal.
Can you post pictures in military uniform?
The group — Military Social Media Idiots — has one message: “If you are wearing the uniform, DONT POST PICTURES OF YOURSELF THAT WILL DISGRACE THE UNIFORM.” “If you have a screenshot of a soldier or other military serviceman disgracing the uniform, please message the page.
What do soldiers use to communicate?
Now every branch of the U.S. military, as well as airlines and other organizations that need to communicate effectively by radio, uses the NATO phonetic alphabet, along with some code words, to communicate over the radio. The challenge goes beyond just creating a system that would work within one nations military.
What happens if you go AWOL during basic training?
The worst option for someone trying to get out of boot camp is going AWOL, meaning absent without leave. Once youve signed your recruitment contract, youre legally bound to the military. A recruit simply walking away from the military is considered desertion, which carries a criminal penalty.
Do military spouses get paid?
To answer your question, there is no stipend, no monetary benefits for military spouses. Service members can choose to give a monthly allotment to a spouse or whoever, but the money is deducted from their own pay. It does not come from the Department of the Army or Department of Defense.