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LCD or Captain promotion


Looking for opinions; if you could have your choice of being an LCD/LSA or take the Captain promotion what would you decide?. Im at the bottom of this list and may have the opportunity to get the money, and Im wondering if I do get it if taking the Captain promotion would even be worth it. At the rate the promotion for Captain is going Ill probably have 18 year OTJ by the time it happens.



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I would say LCD hands down. Do yourself a favor and go onto www.seethroughny.net. There are top pay LCDs and LSAs making more than full birds. Sure, theyre doing OT to get it, but if you're in a decent spot that doesn't have to mean heavy lifting. But if ranking up is your thing than I guess it could be a tough decision.  



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That's the no Brainer of the century. Get the money, stay at the money. Everyone says I'd take captain rank just for the pay unless I make special assignment

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Take the $$. I'm in a similar situation and i'd take the $ especially with that toj

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I'm an LCD in the DB capping out every month on code 8. Add Violence reduction OT into the mix which doesn't count towards the cap and Lt's are doing 50 hrs a month cash. Trust me its a No brainier to stay a LT if getting the money. Its a lot of fun at the end of the year when you make the same if not more than a 1 star chief.

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BrotherSeamus wrote:

I would say LCD hands down. Do yourself a favor and go onto www.seethroughny.net. There are top pay LCDs and LSAs making more than full birds. Sure, theyre doing OT to get it, but if you're in a decent spot that doesn't have to mean heavy lifting. But if ranking up is your thing than I guess it could be a tough decision.  


 

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thisjobsucks wrote:

I'm an LCD in the DB capping out every month on code 8. Add Violence reduction OT into the mix which doesn't count towards the cap and Lt's are doing 50 hrs a month cash. Trust me its a No brainier to stay a LT if getting the money. Its a lot of fun at the end of the year when you make the same if not more than a 1 star chief.


This guy answered it as best as anyone could. If you're lucky enough, take the money. **** the rank and all the meetings/politics involved in it.



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