Re: Rank & File (Was: [gundam] More help for the contest)


A Long Time Ago, In A Galaxy, Far, Far Away.... (devillin@juno.com)
Fri, 5 Feb 1999 01:28:00 -0500


>
> Young punks aside, there do appear to be some characters who work
their
>way up through the ranks. The Black Trinary were non-coms during their
>prewar stint in Zeon's training battalion, and Shin Matsunaga became an
>officer by way of battlefield promotion (and subsequently had to do a
>catch-up stint at officer candidate school). For that matter, Karen
Joshua
>and Terry Sanders from 08th MS Team appear to have plenty of
>experience under their belts...

Maybe they go by the degree of education? High School grads and under
start at
the basic enlisted ranks and have to work their way up. Recruits with 2
or more
years of college or a technical school would start as sergeants. College
grads
would automatically start out as commisioned officers.

--
Linwood Foster,   The_Sentinel@Gundam.Com
3 of 10, Rec.Games.Mecha Moderation Team
10th Lyran Guards, The Revenants.
http://www.geocities.com/Area51/Shadowlands/1315

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