Originally Posted by DJ's left nut
I was wondering the same thing. Moreover, I thought it was only 18 (at least it used to be).
I'm trying to feel bad for the guy and a small part of me does, but in the end he was very close to being able to lock up lifetime salary and medical care.
He chose to resign his commission; he didn't have to.
I guess the other option was to continue risking his life with bullets whizzing by his ears for two more years?