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Old 11 March 2010, 09:26
RetiredSOCS RetiredSOCS is offline
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Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: Southeast USA
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Originally Posted by Medic5392 View Post
I understand that the guys are always going to bitch that it is "easier" than it was, that is the nature of the beast but when they say they are not allowed to hammer the guys anymore, that everything has to be scheduled and everything they do is questioned it makes me a skeptic. I am not sure how taking that many weeks off also does not make it easier, it might make for a smoother transition but at the end of the day it is about getting more numbers through and I am betting someone crunched the numbers on that and figured they would get so many more guys through per year by doing that, the same way they crunched the numbers on winter hell weeks.
You might want to get specific with your instructor friends. Ask them to think about all the guys they thought slipped through the cracks that also made it to graduation. I bet there will not be very many.