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Does every soldier carry a gun?

I'm a little confused about this. When soldiers get deployed, do they all have to carry guns or is it just the combat soldiers. Say for instance does a mental health specialist carry one? I'm thinking it just involves what MOS a person has but I really don't know.. O yes and another question what do the soldiers sleep in when they are deployed? I know I might sound dumb but I'm very curious.







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Yes everyone except Chaplin Assistant


crash.override
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Pretty much every MOS (except Chaplains) get issued some sort of weapon. Yes a mental health specialist would get issued one.


JScott
Chaplain's assistants carry weapons too. The only people that don't are Chaplains.

Sleeping quarters vary greatly depending on where you are. I slept in tents, buildings, CHU's, and even the ground during my tour.


sci
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Depends on your MOS and where you are deployed. Some medical folks are C.O.'s and won't ever arm. Anyone not designated as a CO will arm if deemed necessary for the local mission. Sleeping Quaters will vary widely based on location from Tents to Hardbacks to existing structures(Hotels/Schools etc).

Ret. USAF SNCO
Acft Maint and got armed on several ocassions. Almost funny if we weren't so scared!


Sandra M
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Everyone who goes into a combat area, with the exception of a chaplain - who is accompained by a heavily armed chaplain's assistant - carries some type of weapon. Some MOS's require soldiers to just carry a 9mm while others require more robust arms.

About soldier's sleeping quarters. It depends on where they are stationed. If they are in a rear area, they might be in solid buildings. If you are forward deployed, you might be in a tent. If you are on the move, you sleep in an area that is secured and that may be outside.

I said that Chaplain's assistants carry weapons. Chaplain assistants are some of the best shots around.......Need to read.......


lana_sands
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No Jamie, not everyone has a gun. It depends on your duty and location. Just because your overseas , does not mean you get a rifle. Your Mental health type might only get a a pistol as a just in case piece.

As for sleepwear? Most folks sleep in their underwear like the rest of the world.







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