Sexist Military Vet Regrets Judging a Book by It’s Cover – This Female Vet Can Certainly Hold Her Own!

This tale of not judging a book by its cover comes from Reddit. A military veteran questioned the legitimacy of another vet’s claim to be part of the school’s veterans organization.

A Former Captain

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A former Captain in the Marine Corps, Tod, who is now 34 years old and pursuing an MBA, had a classmate named Jamie (31F) who caught his attention. 

Gentle and Unassuming

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He described her as gentle, soft-spoken, and unassuming, which, he felt, didn’t seem to align with the necessary bravado required in a military environment.

A Surprise Discovery

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During one of their discussions, the former Captain shared his military experience, and to his surprise, Jamie revealed she was a Surface Warfare Officer in the Navy. 

He Questioned Her Story

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Tod found it hard to believe and started asking her about her deployment, the courses she took, and the ship she served on.

Avoidance

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But, Jamie became evasive and refused to give specific details about her military life. 

Press for Details

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Every time he tried to press her for more details she would say, “it just wasn’t a good period of my life” or “I’d rather not talk about it”.

Feeling Suspicious

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So Tod, feeling suspicious, decided to accuse Jamie of lying about her military service and expressed his unwillingness to work with a “phony.” 

Find Out the Phony

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He then shared his experience with his friend, Martin, who was part of their school’s veterans organization. 

She Was a Verified Veteran

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Martin was able to confirm that Jamie served in the military and even showed paperwork and identification. 

Recommendation from Above

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One of her MBA recommendation letters also came from a retired Rear Admiral (O-8).

Trying to Make Amends

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Feeling embarrassed, Tod tried to reconcile with Jamie during their next meeting, but Jamie rebuffed him and said, “pound sand, poolee”. 

Wrongful Accusations

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Now he’s stuck wondering if he was wrong for accusing her. 

Misogynistic

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BreakfastHuge5981 wrote, “I’m guessing being a veteran is 90% of your personality.”

Accused of Something Terrible

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Another responded, “Without any evidence, you accused her of something terrible. You were wrong. Why on earth would she want to be “chummy” with someone like you?”

Bad Time

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Lia_Delphani said, “You interrogated her because she didn’t fit your misogynistic views of what a service person should be. She literally said this was a bad time in her life, and you tried to force it.”

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