This is my first post so forgive me if my format is a little 'off'. I've searched and searched, not only on this board, but over on gocoastguard.com as well.....and I think I may have "over-informed" myself to the point of confusion!
I was told an ME position may be opening up at the station which is local to me. My question(s) is what does a RESERVE ME do as compared to an enlisted ME?
Also, I know what I've read on the different websites as far as BM's go, but again, what does a reserve BM do that is different than an elisted BM? Is there a difference?
Are either of these positions as 'glamorous' as they are made out to be? Is an ME really just sitting at a port station doing security work (nothing wrong with that) as opposed to the runnin' and gunnin' some may have you believe?
Finally, I MAY have a chance to go enlisted (my age is a factor) but I'd have to go to guaranteed "A" school....which for now, the only one open is cook school (as told to me by my recruiter).
I apologize for the lengthy post and I'm sure my questions are answered somewhere on this board alread....again, I think I'm just in information overload right now and wanted a clear answer to these questions.
Thanks in advance!!