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    Default Over 35 years and still on the job

    Just wondering on how many 35 years + people are out there still on the job.
    Just went over 35 years as a DoD firefighter yesterday.

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    Wow...congrats to you old timer. I did 10 years, and I have to say, that I don't see how you could have been or still be doing 24 on/24 off, because it sucks, plain and simple.

    May I ask where you have worked all these years?
    "Loyalty Above all Else. Except Honor."

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    Default 35 years+

    Thanks FWDBuff
    Oh its been one grant old fun time!!!!!!!. Best way I can describe it would be like a roller coaster ride- 1 up for every 5 downs- espically latley.
    But in fairness been some good times also.
    Been around quite abit
    1972-76 USAF @ Craig AFB Al. & RAF Lakenheath UK
    1978-1983- Hired on at Naval District Washington Washington DC-Engine Co.1 Navy Yard and Engine Co. 3 Naval Research Lab.
    1983-87 US Naval Air Station Bermuda, Saint Davids Island Bermuda
    1987 to present Combined Arm Center Fort Leavenworth Kansas.
    And also a few Vol. Depts. here and there.
    But I see the light at the end of the tunnel- will be retiring at the end of the year- really looking forward to it.
    Be safe and have a great day
    Brian

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    That's one advantage of a Fed Department is that you can move around. I think I could do 35 years if I could work for a different Dept. every 5 years. It's a little tougher to all that in one Dept.

    Congrats. on making it as long as you have.

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    good job brian and stay safe!!

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    Thanks to all for the replies, will visit the forum from time to time to see how you are all doing, be safe and have a great day.
    Brian

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    Talking Thanks

    Thanks to all that posted a reply- will drop in from time to time to see how all you are doing, be safe, and be careful and have a great day.
    Brian

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    Thumbs up 35 years

    Guess there isn't to Meany of us with 35 years but I thank all that had replied and the 250 that looked at the post
    All have a Happy Holiday season and be safe
    Brian

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    I know several that will have 39 years of service! They went into the service at 18 and will retire at age 57.

    Good Luck!

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