Well today sucks...no correction...this year sucks. One bad break right after another all year.
But today definitely takes the cake.
Things had been going good at work. Nobody was fighting I was getting the job done and my supe was recommending me for a promotion (mission wise not army wise)
So my plt sgt comes over to me at my desk today, I thought it was going to be about the combatives course I wanted to sign up for. He tells me to lock my computer and follow him...kinda wierd.
So I follow him and he heads to a conference room...thats never good but I can't for the life of me figure out what I could have done?!
Inside sitting on the chairs are my 1SGT, my old plt SGT and my current plt sgt.
Apparently Senior Chief (we are a joint military work force so army/airforce/navy/marines...etc all work together under navy) had gone to my 1SGT and told him that the navy was "not impressed with my work and were reccommending action?" this came out of nowhere. Like I said nobody has had any problems I thought that I was on a good track mission wise being about to get promoted!
So my 1sgt tells me that this has been an "on going thing and theyve had problems with me before" well the only problem iave had is a kid that thinks its his mission to call me a b**ch every single day and an NCO who dislikes me because her friend dislikes me so she tried to get me in trouble and got caught doing it.
So now they are sending said NCO to be personally incharge of me, my own NCOIC. If she finds a single thing wrong with how I do my mission or my "attitude" then she will report me to my 1sgt who will take my clearance, kick me out of the building and will be issuing a bar to retainment and reenlistment. So if that does happen I will be getting out in feb of 2015 with no chance of trying to reenlist or to come back into the army at a later date!
Also my 1sgt told me if said^ does come aroun he will also be recommending I get chaptered out, as the army is looking to downsize by 80,000 and are taking the bottom 10% int he army...and that quote "i am in the bottom 10% right now"unquote
HOW DID THIS HAPPEN?! Not one single person has told me they are dissatisfied with my work. I asked my supe, and my officer in charge and neither of them had heard anything about this!
I am dumbfounded by this broadside. Im not on bad terms with anybody and senior had not come to me nor had anybody else saying they had found anything wrong with my work or my attitude...ive been happier the past month than I have since I've been here since I've been volunteering at the rescue.
I just don't understand...the future is looking very bleak right now...i don't have much hope for me staying here with my clearance.
If I get booted out and I get my clearance taken, there goes any chance ofm e getting a job with the FBI, NSA or anything else I was looking at after my enlistment was up..ill have a very bad mark on my record....and I don't know why.....
Well kind of a silver lining. I was pulled aside at the end of my shift by a sgt that works in another section.
I guess im being completely pulled from my mission, I am now going to be working with this sgt in admin..
But on the plus side, I will be working regular day shift hours, I will have my weekends and with this job, I will be working with E-7 and above and lots of officers, so ill get lots of face time and it will be mucho better for my career/
So basically I work my own hours, I am my own boss, im in charge of my own pt and I am my own team leader! Its great! Aaaah things look much better today.
Yeah it was pretty random! Im kinda pissed that this spoiled little boy gets to jump his chain of command talk crap about me and get me kicked off, but that's the army for ya. He ended up doing me a favor because this sched is going to be soooo much better.
OH! And I just got my first "customer" im going out next saturday to see the 6 yr old gelding the lady needed help with. If all goes well ill be exersizing him every satuday and sunday and will be working with her on him every thursday! Soooo excited!
Ill post more about the hrose when I meet him. For now all I really know is she got the horse for her daughter, and they did well together...when they moved the horse to a new barn he became aggressive and spooky and the daughter became afraid of him. The mother then tried to work with him and hurt her finger? I think. Anyways they are comfortable doing ground work with him, he's very respectful on the ground, they just arent very confident on his back and want someone to work him through it and help them get back on!
Going to be great!
Also, I went to the rescue today! Yay. And talked to Betina about taking a more productgive position now that im on a better schedule. So I will be their main trainer, they want me to train their two horses that currently havnt been broken, and to assess the new ones they get! Yaaaaaaaaay
Probably the best day I've had all year! Haha. I went out to the rescue at about 10. First I cleaned all the big paddocks (ohmygod it was soooo hot) and then.............................................. ..SHE LET ME RIDE! Aaaaah my life is complete
I got up on Honey Girl which is her personal horse. Honey girl was rescued from an abusive home. She has multiple scars on her body from spurs whips, etc. she's about 5 yrs old, around 15 hands, and a complete handful. She can be very aggressive but she behaved BEAUTIFULY for me!
I rode her for about an hour, and then hosed her off and helped Betina with a couple of her lesson kids and did some ground work with Lucky (12 yr old morgan gelding (recently cut haha))
Later on one of the other horse handlers got on Rain, an ex-eventer...she was having some difficulties with the mare so Betina had me hop on her and do some disciplining...Rain is a very very good horse, she's soo responive its great.
I didnt get home till about 6pm....im tiiiiiired! Haha but its a good tired.
I. AM. SOOOORE. HAHA I havnt ridden since christmas of 2011 and riding for 4 something hours on sunday may not have been the best decision...but oooh so worth it.
I've decided....i don't like my new job. Its boring.. I sit there for 8 hours playing on the unclass and spend like 30 min doing my actual job....
My sgt....yeah... no. I literally get yelled at for smiling....smiling. Every single time he has a conversation with me, he stops in the middle of it and asks me "why are you smiling? Are you laughing at me? Is something funny. You need to cut that crap out now. Im serious. Its very unproffesional."
1. I don't even realize im smiling
2. Im sorry that I as actually happy until you showed up. Before this job people commented on the fact I never smiled and thought I was an evil b***h because I never smiled....
3. I really doubt that the fact I don't seem totally pissed off and hate my life kinda thing all the time makes people think im stupid...i realy doubt that they even notice if im smiling during the conversation...hes the only one...
Who in their right mind says "dont smile" okay I get it. If I go to the promotion board I shouldnt smile and I need to be totally stoic and proffesional....but this is a very relaxed environment.....sorry I was having a good freaking day...
I don't like him.
But. Only 3 (fml I miss 3 on 3 off) days till I can go ride again.