Re: DSM: diplomas

Aaron Winborn (
Tue, 13 Jul 1999 08:19:13 -0400

Actually, I have two brothers in the navy who received their GED's rather than
high school diplomas. One now has top secret clearance and a college degree.

Aaron Winborn

tina wrote:

> All that being said, I've often found it interesting that most branches of
> the military require a high school diploma; no substitutions allowed, even
> the GED. (As Mimsy said, they do accept the SVS diploma.) I find it to be
> an interesting statement of the practical value of holding a diploma. You
> can't qualify for many, many jobs without one. Apparently, you can't even
> be sent to foreign countries to shoot people.

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