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  1. JORMUNGANDR

    JORMUNGANDR New Member

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    This shit is getting annoying. The navy based all of their survey data on an old statistic before the FDA regulates another of the mods. Plus people can't read the instructions and warnings about proper/improper use.

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    Sonar505 Silver Contributor Member For 3 Years

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    If I was still in I think I would be a lot more than annoyed. So how hard are they cracking down? Being as you are on a carrier. I would think there are a lot of places to stealth vape unless they are conducting massive searches for contraband vaping supplies?
     
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    They check bags at the gate but not extensively.
    I vape in the signalshack behind the bridge some im good there lmao but at sea it's a whole new ballpark which makes it harder. If anyone possess a vape and is caught they go to mast.
     
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    Sonar505 Silver Contributor Member For 3 Years

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    Damn that's very messed up. It was going out to sea which turned me into a full time smoker back in the day. Are they also cracking down on the smokers? Back Then all the chiefs had 2 things glued to their hands a cig and a cup of coffee. So I am real glad no more Haze grey and underway for SoCal ops or west pac's for me. Hope you never get caught.
     
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    Nope in fact a lot of quitting smokers that vape went right back to full smoking. Lol same. I'm only on this ship for a deployment then it's shore for me!
     
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    What does it mean to go to mast?

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    I resembled that remark, and fondly remember "coke n smoke" in boot camp SanDiego!
     
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    I believe I would make a breath spray and take that
     
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    Its called "Captains Mast" and it's also known as NJP 'non judicial punishment for minor infractions of the Uniformed laws like missing apointed place and time of duty, being late for watches and pissing off the officers aka "zeroes" resulting in a pleasant encounter with the Captain or his designated person. I got handed a article 91 in A school for not doing volunteer study time after a few days of sick call.
    I was head of the class and I pissed off the wrong E6 that was a peice of work.
     
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    So basically it's like the article 15 for the army then. That's some serious bullshit

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    You can get nonjudicial punishment without an Article 15, i.e.: LOR and LOA.
     
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    It means bend over and grab your ankles that fucker with the full bird is going in DRY!
     
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    full disclosure: I'm not in the Navy. :)
     
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    sounds like something you really try to avoid

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  15. Craig Mad Bricky

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    You can try! Being very good at your job helps to keep your ass out of the fire. I was a Fire Control Technician and my Phalanx CIWS was up time over 90% so I was a golden boy with my duty section while haze gray and underway. It's a whole different world for a squid on shore duty or training command like Great Lakes. All kinds of oppertunity for trouble from the loosers in charge on that assignment. It was not the real Navy as we liked to say.
     
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    My son is in the Navy. I'm retired Air Force. After listening to him talk about different things, along these lines, I could never do Navy.
     
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    I wish I would have went navy

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    I'm ex Air Force and Army. Navy has always been my favorite color.
     
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    Now's not the time to sneak a vape someplace and get caught considering the ban is so new and fresh in the news and stuff. Imagine the higher ups who are covering their ass, rather than let it blow up in the media as reports of 'yet another sailor injured because of vaping'. So they go strict with the vaping suspension. Now stop and think after the Navy's imposed this, another vaper hurts themselves vaping. It would make them look like clown shoes so instead they'd be all too happy to cornhole the shit out of someone and make them an example. Especially after the shitshow with the Fitzgerald, they've had enough press for awhile. Definitely a far cry from the days when cigs were passed out as part of the c-rations lol.
     
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    Things are safer these days. Don't count on them changing their minds anytime soon either. Air Force treats us the same as smokers.
     
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    I am no longer in service (it's been about 40 years), but I am a disabled vet, and I spend a lot of time at the VA Hospital. The VA treats vapes like burning tobacco. This is pretty annoying. I was a smoker for 50 years, but since I quit smoking, I can't stand to be around the things. They make my eyes burn and water, burn my nostrils, and give me a scratchy throat. How did I DO that for 50 years?!? Anyway, at the VA, to vape, you have to go to a smoking area, where I get to enjoy all of the aforementioned symptoms. I tried vaping in a non-approved area, outside and still way away from anyone else, and was threatened with arrest. There is no proven hazard to "second hand vape", and I am told there isn't even an odor (sense of smell is one of the things Uncle took from me). My (VA) doctor has even told me I probably saved my life when I threw over cigarettes for vaping. Just what gives? Where has sanity gone in this world?
     
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    Go to your car and tell them to shove it.
     
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    Well, I do that when my car isn't a mile away. Our hospital is so big and so crowded, I can seldom find handicapped parking, and wind up riding a golf cart in from the parking lot. :xD:
     
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    I cant believe they are actually going through with this. The new regs and crap are outta hand, even from when I got out in '09. My wifes in and I could never do it now. It seems like they send you to mast for anything. Last time I picked up cigarettes for my wife on base they told me that they were going to quit selling cigarettes in the NEX. The best part of being a civilian now is that I do all the shit I know Im not supposed to. DOD cops dont care about dumb shit and I can tell everyone else to suck a fat dick.
     
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    I think the Federal government is now worse than Torquemada's Inquisition... If you derive any kind of pleasure, it MUST be bad... Whatever happed to the concept of Liberty, you know, the right to choose your own handbasket?
     
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