When I got out of the military service – the navy – I had the hardest time finding work. I still do, five years later. I have tried to rationalize it. I have tried to ask questions and feel with my feelers about the hows and whys.
Understand this. I didn’t join the service out of “not having options”. I joined out of military tradition in my family, a sense of pride and loyalty. To serve country. I am a highly educated guy. I was before I joined and I’m even more-so now. You know what I did in the navy? I was what they called a “nuke”. I played my part in maintaining, repairing, operating, managing, supervising… that’s right… a Nuclear Power Plant. One of the militaries most prestigious enlisted programs. I was an electrician, in addition to a nuke.