Discussion in 'Water Cooler' started by cathy a former fencer, Feb 9, 2019.
It's been discussed before with no outcome other than griping.
And a couple other threads I couldn't find.
it's all about context. and what jkormann said.
I'm a 23 year Air Force retired Lt. Col.
I fence foil.
I think it's fine.
Just use the word "VET" and not "Veteran".
Great -- it's an acronym.
Vocal, Enthusiastic and Tired.
I'm a citizen. I think it's fine as well.
Thank you for your service. When reffing service academy cadet epees, they give me a push-up at tournament's end for every touch received, while I do one to their two. We do one additional for our fallen brothers.
I’m not military and I am perfectly comfortable with it.
You can be a ‘veteran’ of many things.
The military doesn’t own the word.
I Bonbu tendo.
You hurt a tendon?
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