posted on Nov, 29 2012 @ 03:39 PM
Originally posted by framedragged
...you were offered a more hands on role in the project, at which point you were told the awesome story you enjoy hinting at?
I was actually told the story several times in bits and pieces before I got the whole read. A chunk here, a chunk there, then all at once. You always
Army stories (this ain't no s...t...), though. Most are obvious bs, some are interestingly spooky.
The first time was in the Army when I called an AF colonel a liar (more or less) and he got pretty po'd, then later pulled me aside and gave me a
demo of something minor, but it was...unexpected and didn't fit into my worldview.
The next was after the Army when I was about to graduate, I'd done some contract work for the government during school instead of being a lab
instructor (heh). They must have liked me because I got hit up by a technical TLA for a job as a field agent back in Europe on graduation, and was
told (likely the reference someone posted earlier) that "we're going to fill you in on the entire REAL story when you join us - but here's a few
Got another chunk at LANL while I worked there, which more or less agreed with the TLA guy's come-on.
Then we did a job with an aerospace company during which there was a "screw with the contractors" episode, and we got an awesome, inspiring, full-on
throw-a-rock-and-hit-one jaw dropping holy crap demo. Not to be forgotten.
Then other stuff sort of happened, further deponent sayeth not. Except Ben Rich was right. I can't believe he said that.