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The U.N. nuclear watchdog chief pressed Iran on Monday to grant his inspectors immediate access to the Parchin military site, where they believe Tehran may have conducted explosives tests relevant to the development of nuclear weapons.
DUBAI/OTTAWA, Sept 10 - Canada's surprise decision to sever relations with Iran may well have been triggered by Ottawa's fear of retaliation for stepping up its denunciations of Tehran and a parallel move to list Iran as a state sponsor of terrorism. The break in relations, announced on Friday, has led to speculation that it was a prelude to Israeli or U.S. military action against Iran's nuclear facilities. Canada has categorically denied having any information about planned attacks.
Originally posted by wrkn4livn
Originally posted by iwan2ski
Originally posted by wWizard
uhhhh... yeah... sounds like he's just trying to get out of jury duty man. If he's part of the Reserve forces, he definitely isn't serving for three weeks. Reserve units meet once a month for a few days at most, and can only meet so much in a given year.
While you may be right that he could be trying to get out of Jury Duty...You have a misconception (like many others) that the Reserve and Guard service is ONLY one weekend a month.
I've served six years active duty and thought the same about the Guard as you do, until I left Active Duty for a Full-Time position in the Maryland Air National Guard. We in the Reserve/Guard do have a full time staff called Technicians or AGR (Active Guard Reservist) and work everyday just like the Active Duty.
Our "Weekend Warriors" are called traditionals and though they mostly come in one week a month for UTA (Drill) they also can be put on orders to deploy, go TDY, or even work on base for days, weeks or months as the mission calls for, this includes exercises as well.
You should be a little more carful about posting duty status and things like this... It's safe to say Reservist can be called up as needed. Information as innocuous as how much milk is being sent to a base can be used against us.