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Will the CG issue me glasses?
Last Post 24 Oct 2011 10:33 AM by JedKrikstan. 2 Replies.
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24 Oct 2011 08:26 AM
    I'm leaving for BC in January and currently wear contacts. I haven't worn glasses in years but I'll obviously need some since I can't wear contacts in BC. I always thought, and read that you will receive standard military issue glasses when you get to BC. Last time I talked to my recruiter I asked him about this, but he said that I'll need to bring my own glasses and to just make sure they aren't too fancy. Does this sound right? I have no problem buying my own, but just thought it was strange that they don't provide them anymore. Anyone else have this issue or know anything about it?
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    24 Oct 2011 09:33 AM
    They will provide you with glasses, but not until about week 3, so you need to bring a pair of glasses to use until you get them. Yeah, the fancy thing - my son's regular glasses were white with a black stripe down the side and he got teases all the time until his BC glasses came in. So if you have to buy a pair to take to boot them just get something plain and cheap. I wasn't going to buy him another pair, he could just suffer through the teasing. But he said it wasn't too bad.
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    24 Oct 2011 10:33 AM
    thanks for clarifying!
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