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GREAT information from the Army
Last week I emailed a rep from the Army and told them about my blog. They emailed me back with some great information. I am copying the email. This is good stuff. Be sure to read it and share it with everyone.
- Soldiers have medical insurance, which pays for their
medical costs when treated at civilian health care facilities worldwide –
family and friends do not need to pay their medical expenses.
- Military aircraft are not used to transport Privately
- Army financial offices are not used to help Soldiers
buy or sell items of any kind.
- Soldiers deployed to Combat Zones do not need to
solicit money from the public to feed or house themselves or their troops.
- Deployed Soldiers do not find large unclaimed sums of
money and need your help to get that money out of the country.
Anyone who tells you one of the above-listed
conditions/circumstances is true is likely posing as a Soldier and trying to
steal money from you.
We would urge you to immediately cease all contact with
this individual. If you would like further help reporting a fraudulent social
media account, please reply with a link to their profile, and it will be
forwarded to the proper point of contact.
For more information on avoiding online scams and to
report this crime, please see the following sites and articles:
If someone would like to report a crime, is the victim of
a crime, has information about a crime, or would like to speak with a CID Special
Agent, contact the local CID Office or call 1-844-ARMY-CID (844-276-9243). You
can also email CID at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The challenge with most scams is determining if an
individual is a legitimate member of the US Army. Based on the Privacy Act of
1974, we cannot provide this information. If concerned about a scam you may
contact the Better Business Bureau (if it involves a solicitation for money),
or local law enforcement. If you're involved in a Facebook or dating site scam,
you are free to contact the Criminal Investigation Division of the US Army. You
may contact the Criminal Investigation Division at http://www.cid.army.mil/The
Servicemembers Civil Relief Act website has a request form to obtain this
Yep, he said that. I mean I know I'm beautiful. LOL!!! I was at lunch conversing with this dude and just when I was letting him have it a friend came by and we chatted for awhile and when I came back, he blocked me. No more fun with this guy. Oh well. There is always another one. So enjoy...
I moved on to Plenty of Fish (POF). I
have several POF stories but I have to tell you the one that just happened this
week. So I go through the pictures and profiles and saw a
guy who looked cute and had a decent profile.So I figured what the heck I’ll send a flirt.He responded back right away and we exchanged
several messages over 2 days.He said he
was in the army special forces and right now he was stationed in St.
Louis.He is from Valley Park.My first question I asked is what high school
he went too.He told me JFK High
School.So I checked and that high
school is in St. Louis.Okay, so that
may be true.As we chatted he mentioned
be stationed here and I should have asked where, instead I said oh are you at
Jefferson Barracks and he said yes.My
goof there.Supposedly he has an 8 year
old daughter who lives in KC and is being taken of while he is here.He said his wife was killed in a car accident
five years ago.So a day later he says I
should get a google account and get hangout ap…