Originally Posted by kida2
Herm.... seems like people at most every level need to learn to say "NO".
Glad to see that now that we don't need a million LTs/ CPTs running around there will be less of them... sadly as soon as we get in the **** again I'm sure all the standards will be tossed right back out.... oh.... that's the new thread name.
Officer numbers aren't being scaled back at the entry level all that much. And the screening process is still ****ty. West Point, OCS, ROTC doesn't matter. I can give you examples of each that I personally know where integrity, Army Value and moral/ethical/legal violations have occurred and they are still commissioning (from each source).
Once you hit BOLC B though things are stiffening up (one step at a time I guess...). GOMAR = 365 in the Army and you're out (that's if a board isn't meeting before hand).
APFT failures are being kicked out left and right. Medical issues are being dropped (Which is retarded...cause I know guys who are superb officers, who just can't do 11A training, who are being boarded instead of branch transferrred, but **** bags stay in).
But yeah. LTs now have to work to make O2. O2's have to work to get O3 and so on. You will see a lot less O3s in my year group at the MCCC