Top Military Reddit IAmA's http://www.topiama.com/cat/military The latest Military IAmA's collected from Reddit MilitaryIamA 21 year old Active Duty EOD tech(bomb squad). AMA! http://www.topiama.com/r/5778/iama-21-year-old-active-duty-eod-techbomb-squad We are three VO Actors:

Ashly Burch: Hey Ash Whatcha Playin?, Tiny Tina - Borderlands 2, Chloe Price - Life is Strange

TJ Storm: (our mocap guru) Colossus - Deadpool, Godzilla - Godzilla, Avatar, Decimus - Halo

Steve Blum: Wolverine, Lex Luthor - Infinite Crisis, Tank Dempsey - COD, Bob - Toonami, World Record for performing in the most number of video games

We're still striking, we're still here and we still believe that Game Performance Matters!

SAG AFTRA has put out three contracts: experimental, indie and AAA, that have now been signed by over a dozen game companies. We still want to create dialogue with the companies that refuse to negotiate. We had an original AMA, but there were still a lot of questions we didn't get to. We're here to talk about our stike, and anything else you guys think up.

ASK US ANYTHING

Proof:

Twitter: https://twitter.com/GamePerfMatters/status/823988046617948160

Game Performance Matters Website

Corporate greed has put the brakes on some of your favorite games, hurting everybody on the team, help us tell them that performance matters to you!

EDIT: Since we're getting some questions that we responded to in the first AMA, there's a FAQ here as well: http://www.gameperformancematters.com/faq

EDIT 2: Everyone has to run to auditions, but we will be back with more VA and Mocap performers soon. We'll also check in through the next couple days to make sure we respond to the top voted questions. Please make sure you check out our FAQ at: http://www.gameperformancematters.com/faq

EDIT 3: THANK YOU SO MUCH!!!

thanks to /u/maddking as our moderator

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Sat, 28 Jan 2017 0:00:00 EDT
MilitaryIAmA Military Role player, or as we like to call it, adult laser tag you get payed for. http://www.topiama.com/r/5581/iama-military-role-player-or-as-we-like-to-call Hey everyone, As the title says I'm a fighting game veteran and have been competing since 2003. I co-founded Cross Counter TV in 2010, an esports start-up dedicated to bringing you the best in fighting game entertainment, events, and training content.

I also am the co-host of the Excellent Adventures of gootecks and Mike Ross, a weekly buddy comedy-style YouTube show where we sit on a couch and play Street Fighter V online which you can see at http://youtube.com/crosscountertv

This week I launched my first video course called Rise Up in Ranked Matches which is aimed at beginner and intermediate players that are looking for a practical path to winning more matches online and offline which is available at http://www.riseupinranked.com.

Also, I'm raising money for Extra Life in conjunction with Team Reddit! I'll be streaming on the reddit Twitch channel tomorrow and you can donate money to the organization to play me! But in the meantime, if you donate $10 or more today, I'll send you a coupon code to join Rise Up In Ranked for free: http://www.extra-life.org/index.cfm?fuseaction=donorDrive.participant&participantID=240965

I'm here to answer questions about turning your passion into a business, creating content no matter what the niche, getting better at fighting games, traveling the world, and more.

Proof: http://imgur.com/QRKwasq

EDIT: Alright guys, thank you for your thoughtful questions, I had a lot of fun! About to head out and might answer some more later, but pretty much done for now. Stay tuned tomorrow because I'll be on the reddit Extra Life stream and we're gonna raise some money for some sick kids!

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Tue, 08 Nov 2016 0:00:00 EDT
MilitaryIamA Female Aircraft Mechanic to F-16s (Crew Chief) AMA! http://www.topiama.com/r/5384/iama-female-aircraft-mechanic-to-f16s-crew-chief Floyd Norman is an animator, storyman, and troublemaker. But more importantly he is an official Disney Legend, honored by the company in 2007 with this title. Norman is the first Black artist at Disney, and has had a storied career working on Disney classics, as well as famed Saturday-morning cartoons, Pixar feature films, and more. At 81 years old, Norman is the focus of a new feature documentary out in theaters starting this Friday August 26th. "Floyd Norman: An Animated Life", reveals how Norman continues to impact animation and stir up "trouble" after the company forced him to retire at age 65. It's a tale of perseverance, and a love letter to the history of animation, as seen through the life of a one-of-a-kind man. Check out the trailer at www.FloydNormanMovie.com, and connect with us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/FloydNormanDocumentary.

Filmmaker Michael Fiore owns and operates Michael Fiore Films; a boutique production company that develops, finances, and creates high-concept filmed content for the best-of-the-best in the Film, TV, and Ad worlds. Fiore has worked as a writer/director and producer/editor for industry notables like Joel Silver (Prod. "The Matrix"), Jonathan Liebesman (Dir. "TNMT"), and Tom DiCillo (Dir. "Living in Oblivion") among others. Fiore has another movie coming out later this year, in December, titled "Keep Watching" from Sony Screen Gems. That film stars Bella Thorne and "Walking Dead" star Chandler Riggs.

Filmmaker Erik Sharkey is no stranger to the world of documentary. Sharkey's last feature documentary "Drew: The Man Behind the Poster" follows the creative endeavors of the legendary movie poster artist Drew Struzan. Prior to that documentary, Sharkey had directed a fun comedy titled "Sexina" starring the original Batman, Adam West. Sharkey is a born-and-bred New Yorker, with the accent to prove it!

https://www.facebook.com/FloydNormanDocumentary/photos/a.508279402712027.1073741828.508254702714497/580983308774969/?type=3&theater

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Thu, 25 Aug 2016 0:00:00 EDT
MilitaryIamA US Marine Corps Captain. AMA, including those non-PC questions about the Marine Corps or military life in general. http://www.topiama.com/r/5241/iama-us-marine-corps-captain-ama-including-those My short bio: Hello Reddit! I am an active duty US Marine Corps Captain, here to answer any questions you might have about the Marines, the military, deployment life, etc. I have deployed three times to the Middle East, including two deployments to Afghanistan. I have trained Jordanian soldiers to fight ISIS, served in both the reserve and active duty components, earned a Masters degree in service, and acquired a number of different specialties and qualifications.

Please dont hesitate to ask questions that might not be considered "Politically Correct", as I have no problem answering those. However, my opinions are my own, and do not necessarily represent the opinions of other Marines or the US military as a whole. Having said that, fire away!

UPDATE: I am continuing to get sporadic questions, and I welcome them. I have been checking this with relative frequently, and as long as Redditors out there still have question, I am happy to keep answering them. Thanks for all of the questions so far, I have enjoyed it!

In addition to the proof below, more concrete proof has been provided to the monitors discreetly, and they will be along shortly to verify me. Thanks!

My Proof: http://imgur.com/TXy3fzF

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Fri, 24 Jun 2016 0:00:00 EDT
Military-LiveHi I’m Jack Farley, a disabled Vietnam vet whose story will be portrayed on the National Memorial Day Concert Sunday, May 29, on PBS. Ask Me Anything http://www.topiama.com/r/5151/hi-im-jack-farley-a-disabled-vietnam-vet-whose I’m Jack Farley. I served in the 25th Infantry Division in Vietnam. After falling under fire, I lost my leg above the knee, and with it, the dream of the life I had planned for myself. My new normal included physical pain, grief for what might have been and the struggle to find a new path. In time, I continued my work as a lawyer and became a Federal court judge, working on veterans’ benefits. I also volunteered my time to work with other amputees from Vietnam and every conflict since through Iraq and Afghanistan. To this day, I still work with disabled vets who are amputees, teaching them how to ski. This story and more will be shared on the National Memorial Day Concert on PBS, Sunday, May 29, at 8pm (check local listings). For more on PBS’ National Memorial Day Concert. Ask Me Anything

Proof photo: https://www.dropbox.com/s/q1zw4n6uqk1v8ma/IMG_0617%20%281%29.JPG?dl=0

I am finished with the AMA now. Thank you so much for your questions!

This was my first experience with AMA and I am thrilled at the quality of the questions. I'll be looking out at all of you tonight during the telecast on PBS of the National Memorial Day Concert. It is okay if you wave back.

Tune in to the National Memorial Day Concert on PBS, tonight, May 29, at 8pm.

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Sun, 29 May 2016 0:00:00 EDT
MilitaryI'm a US Army veteran and a career coach helping vets transition between careers. I'm spending my Memorial Day weekend helping to bridge the civilian-military divide. AMA! http://www.topiama.com/r/5145/im-a-us-army-veteran-and-a-career-coach-helping Good Morning Reddit!

I'm Bobby Wise, a US Army veteran and a career coach for Veterans Forward at the National Abe Network. Our organization is a non-profit workforce development agency committed to helping vets conduct a more effective job search.

Today I'll be marching 22 miles along Chicago's lakefront with hundreds of other vets to honor the fallen and raise awareness about the 22 veterans who commit suicide every day. Since that gives me about eight hours to kill, I'll also be here all day answering your questions about the job market, veterans transition, and the civilian-military divide. AMA!

PROOF: http://imgur.com/a/Rvuks

EDIT: Well, it's not a proper ruck match without a little rain. I'll start answering again after the rain lets up and my touch screen becomes a bit more effective.

EDIT 2: Getting into the home stretch and the sweat is getting into my eyes pretty good. I'll be answering the rest of your questions from my laptop at home. Thanks for all the great comments and I look forward to working with everyone who reached out to me in private messages. Enjoy your weekend!

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Fri, 27 May 2016 0:00:00 EDT
MilitaryIAmA former US Army sniper AMA http://www.topiama.com/r/5117/iama-former-us-army-sniper-ama I'm a former US Army sniper, I served in the 82nd Airborne Division and was deployed to Afghanistan. I also run a somewhat popular Instagram page under the user name 2nd_shot_correction

Got questions? Send it!

http://imgur.com/iya5DFI

EDIT: I'm driving right now but I'll continue to answer question when I get a chance.

EDIT 2: I'm back.

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Fri, 13 May 2016 0:00:00 EDT
Military-LiveIamA Retired US Navy Chief, with 20 years of experience driving Los Angeles and Virginia Class submarines. I've been on multiple deployments, seen numerous countries, and I was personally involved in the open missile salvos of the 2nd gulf wa http://www.topiama.com/r/5094/iama-retired-us-navy-chief-with-20-years-of I have been asked on several occasions to do this. I have always tried to remain humble about my life experiences but I'm willing to passionately discuss my time on and around submarines.

Proof: Here's a few pictures from my time in.

Also this periscope video of a couple of the missile launches.

There's also this collection of pictures from the embedded journalist during our missile strikes.

Edit: I have received an overwhelming amount of questions. I appoligize if I don't get to you immediately but I will try to answer each of you. Except the Trolls, I'm done feeding them for the day.

Edit 2: Thank you to all my fellow submariners who jumped in on this to help answer questions. I was having trouble answering everyone with anything more than a sentence or two.

Additional Proof that I am who I say I am. (Very unflattering) https://imgur.com/a/NHRMK

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Wed, 11 May 2016 0:00:00 EDT
MilitaryHey Reddit, I'm COL Steve Warren, spokesman for Operation Inherent Resolve (the military counter-ISIL coalition), AMA! http://www.topiama.com/r/5075/hey-reddit-im-col-steve-warren-spokesman-for Hey Reddit, this is COL Steve Warren from Baghdad, Iraq. I am the spokesman for Operation Inherent Resolve, the US-led counter-ISIL military coalition. Our 66-nation coalition is working with our partners in Iraq and Syria to defeat ISIL/ISIS/Da’esh.

I’ll be answering your questions for an hour today, May 6th from 8:00pm to 9:00pm local time in Baghdad (1:00pm to 2:00pm Eastern). Ask me anything!

I hope I can answer all of your questions but please remember that in military operations some secrecy is necessary. Our enemy is watching and they would very much like to know what we are planning and how we will fight them. This is information I will not let them have.

If you’d like to receive updates about Operation Inherent Resolve after this AMA, follow me on Twitter @OIRSpox.

Proof: https://twitter.com/OIRSpox/status/727486733080612868

/Edit: Hey Reddit, this has been a terrific 100 minutes. Your questions were thoughtful, intelligent, and I hope I was able to provide quality answers. We're shutting down for the night-- it's almost 10pm here in Baghdad. We'll chip away at some of these other questions in the coming days.

However, I do have one major disappointment: no one asked me about ducks, horses, or horse sized ducks. So here's the answer in case you were wondering: Between duck sized horses or horse sized ducks, I'd want to face duck sized horses. They wouldn't be able to fly so you could punt them like footballs. A hundred isn't really that many so I don't think you'd even break much of a sweat booting them all.

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Fri, 06 May 2016 0:00:00 EDT
MilitaryI am an Army Staff Sergeant serving in the South Korean SOF unit that inspired the recent TV Show "Descendants of the Sun". AMA. http://www.topiama.com/r/5035/i-am-an-army-staff-sergeant-serving-in-the-south I am a Republic of Korea (ROK) Army Military Intelligence Staff Sergeant (linguistic) currently in support of the ROK joint special operations unit that inspired the recently concluded South Korean TV show "Descendants of the Sun".

  • If you have no idea what that show is, be glad and skip ahead. I'm not a famous public figure nor an accomplished Solider but I'm mainly doing this AMA to basically crush fatuous fantasies of foolish girls who can't discern the reality and a TV show. It's becoming quite problematic in my part of town and annoying me to no end.

*Also, if you have an interest on special operations and/or intelligence community in South Korea, you're welcome to ask away.

Proof: http://s31.postimg.org/tk8nlcmuz/IMG_0381_1.jpg This proof is identifiable since my unit is the only one in the world that wears this pattern of camouflage. No, it's not desert MARPAT.

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Thu, 21 Apr 2016 0:00:00 EDT
MilitaryIamA former CIA Case Officer who recently revealed my career to my family and now the world. AMA! http://www.topiama.com/r/4990/iama-former-cia-case-officer-who-recently I was a Central Intelligence Agency Case Officer who served in the Directorate of Operations (DO) with multiple tours in Afghanistan and throughout the Middle East. I was in Afghanistan throughout President Obama's 2010 Afghan Surge, during which time I worked on eliminating the most deadly improvised explosive device (IED) network in the world; as well as the removal of numerous al-Qaeda and Taliban High Value Targets from the battlefield.

I was in Kandahar, Afghanistan during Operation Neptune Spear which resulted in the death of UBL in Abbottabad, Pakistan. My final assignment was with a top secret task force operating amidst the Syrian Civil War.

I just wrote a book about all these experiences (and much more), it's titled Left of Boom: How a Young CIA Case Officer Penetrated the Taliban and Al-Qaeda.

I will answer all of your questions to the best that I can — if I can. If I can’t, I will do my best to explain why.

1750 EST: AND I WILL NOT STOP UNTIL I SURPASS THIS COMPUTER DUDE KEVIN RILEY WHO IS STANDING ON MY HEAD RIGHT NOW. (Here for the long haul guys. Big bag of cat food for the bubbins. Let's do this.)

1839 EST: DUDES, YOU HAVE ALLOWED THE GUY ABOVE ME TO MAKE THE HOME PAGE OF THE INTERNET. HOW. IS. THIS. POSSIBLE. (Bubby is gnawing on my slipper about this to contemplate.)

1923 EST: CAN SOMEONE TEACH ME HOW TO SABOTAGE KEVIN RILEY WITH ANNOYING QUESTIONS AND THEN BLAME HIM FOR NOT ANSWERING THEM FAST ENOUGH SO HE GETS DOWNVOTES?

1931 EST: COULD IT BE I ACTUALLY HAVE 200 FBI AGENTS MONITORING THIS FEED RIGHT NOW UNDER PSEUDONYM? (Bubby is flattered.)

1958 EST: HEADING FOR THE TITO'S. STILL BEING BEAT BY A PROGRAMMER BY A LANDSLIDE. SHIT IS ABOUT TO GET WEIRD.

2030 EST: TAKING A RUN TO STAY SHARP. IN THE MEANTIME, SHOW SOME LOVE TO GET ME AHEAD OF THIS KEVIN RILEY GUY FOR GODSAKES...

0153 EST: OK GUYS BUBBY NEED HIM NAPPY TIME OR I GET YELLED AT. LET ME PUT MY HEAD DOWN UNTIL 0500 AND THEN I AM BACK UP HERE SLUGGIN AWAY WITH COFFEE AND CAT TOYS. BRB.

2107 EST: THIS JUST IN. CURRENTLY SANDWICHED BETWEEN TWO VIDEO GAME DEVELOPERS IN THE IAMA. TALK ABOUT A CIA CONSPIRACY.

2207 EST: MOAR!!!

2314 EST: Keep em coming guys. Thanks for the interest. Very humbling!

2231 EST: Say when.

ZERO DARK 34: Still here guys. I told you I wouldn't give up on you. I am here as long as you need me.

0132 EST: 11 hours in folks. Thinking about a nap on the couch and then right back to it. Let's go ten more mins. If I hit homepage, I wont sleep. If I hover 27 me go night night a bit.

Proof: http://imgur.com/a/PYClO

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Fri, 08 Apr 2016 0:00:00 EDT
MilitaryI'm a 94 year old former OSS Staff Sargent in World War II - Part 2 - AMA! http://www.topiama.com/r/4959/im-a-94-year-old-former-oss-staff-sargent-in I was sworn to secrecy for 65 years and can finally talk about my life as an OSS agent. I've seen it all from behind the enemy line.

This is my second AMA. I did one 6 months ago, but I had no idea so many questions would come in and I didn't dedicate time to it. So many questions went unanswered. I'm honored to see so many questions and interest.

I will be here for the next 2 hours to answer your questions. I'll do the best to answer as many as I can. I'll do my best to check-in over the next few days and answer anymore questions that come in.

Proof: http://imgur.com/gallery/a3hGzrD Proof (album): http://imgur.com/a/LflPP

NOTE: I am not savvy enough on the computer, so my grandson is typing as I answer your questions. He also is taking care of posting the pictures.

Grandson here - the last AMA was under "ossjohncardinalli". We didn't write the password down and there wasn't an email on file to reset it. So, I had to create a new account. We had to do the same for imgur. I have reused some of the pictures in the previous AMA and posted a new "proof" photo taken today. Anything that isn't spoken or answered by my grandfather, I will always put "Grandson here" before I write it, so you know the source.

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Tue, 29 Mar 2016 0:00:00 EDT
MilitaryWe Are Leif Babin and Jocko Willink, Authors of EXTREME OWNERSHIP: How U.S. Navy SEALs Lead and Win. Ask Us Anything! http://www.topiama.com/r/4944/we-are-leif-babin-and-jocko-willink-authors-of Hi Reddit!

We're Leif and Jocko - former Navy SEALs, and co-founders of Echelon Front, where we serve as leadership instructors, speakers, and executive coaches.

Jocko spent 20 years in the U.S. Navy SEAL Teams, starting as an enlisted SEAL and rising through the ranks to become a SEAL officer. As commander of SEAL Team Three's Task Unit Bruiser during the battle of Ramadi, he orchestrated SEAL operations that helped the "Ready First" Brigade of the US Army's First Armored Division bring stability to the violent, war-torn city. Task Unit Bruiser became the most highly decorated Special Operations Unit of the Iraq War. Jocko returned from Iraq to serve as Officer-in-Charge of training for all West Coast SEAL Teams. There, he spearheaded the development of leadership training and personally instructed and mentored the next generation of SEAL leaders who have continued to perform with great success on the battlefield. During his career, Jocko was awarded the Silver Star, the Bronze Star, and numerous other personal and unit awards. In 2010, Jocko retired from the Navy and launched Echelon Front where he teaches the leadership principles he learned on the battlefield to help others lead and win. Clients include individuals, teams, companies, and organizations across a wide-range of industries and fields.

A graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy, Leif served thirteen years in the Navy, including nine as a Navy SEAL. As a SEAL platoon commander in SEAL Team Three's Task Unit Bruiser, he planned and led major combat operations in the Battle of Ramadi that helped the "Ready First" Brigade of the US Army's 1st Armored Division bring stability to the violent, war-torn city. Task Unit Bruiser became the most highly decorated special operations unit of the Iraq War. Leif returned from combat as the primary leadership instructor for all officers graduating from the SEAL training pipeline. There, he reshaped SEAL leadership training to better prepare SEAL officers for the immense challenges of combat. During his last tour, Leif served as Operations Officer and Executive Officer at a SEAL Team where he again deployed to Iraq with a Special Operations Task Force. He is the recipient of the Silver Star, two Bronze Stars, and a Purple Heart. In 2011, Leif left active duty and co-founded Echelon Front, a leadership consulting company that helps others build their own high-performance winning teams. Clients include individuals, companies, and organizations across a wide-range of industries. Leif speaks on leadership, U.S. military strategy, and foreign policy matters. His editorials have been published in the Wall Street Journal and he has appeared on a variety of national television news and radio programs.

We're here to talk about our experiences, our book, and anything else you want to know! You can get our book here on Amazon, and follow us on Twitter, too!

Leif - @LeifBabin

Jocko - @JockoWillink

So, Reddit, Ask Us Anything!

Proof for Jocko

Proof for Leif

Volunteer moderator u/courtiebabe420 is here with Leif in person and with Jocko over the phone to assist with this AMA.

Jocko will be up this net until 3:30pm Eastern. Back to answer questions later. Leif signing off for a few. Will be back online to answers later.

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Thu, 17 Mar 2016 0:00:00 EDT
MilitaryI was an MP (Military Police) AMA http://www.topiama.com/r/4895/i-was-an-mp-military-police-ama I was an MP (Military Police) when I was in the army I joined the Indiana National Guard in 1997 I got my discharge in 2007. I did a year in Saudi Arabia with a few mounts in Qatar. I will not be answering any questions about security on either base so don’t bother asking! I was not in combat, I was a Bridge Crewman befor I beacom an MP feel free to ask about that as well my proof is located at this link https://youtu.be/ZBql3oC7z8c Let the integration begin!

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Sat, 05 Mar 2016 0:00:00 EDT
MilitaryI am Red 1, Team Leader of the Royal Air Force Aerobatic Team, the Red Arrows – AMA! http://www.topiama.com/r/4806/i-am-red-1-team-leader-of-the-royal-air-force I’m Squadron Leader David Montenegro, Team Leader and pilot with the Royal Air Force Aerobatic Team, the Red Arrows. I lead nine fast-jets, performing aerobatics in displays around the world. This is my second year as Red 1, following operational tours with the Royal Air Force previously in my career, flying the Tornado aircraft. The Red Arrows are currently training hard and preparing for a busy season, which will see the team complete precision displays across the UK and overseas. We hope to inspire people through our teamwork and constant pursuit of excellence. This is my first AMA. Go for it!

Proof: http://www.raf.mod.uk/news/archive/red-1-says-ask-me-anything-09022016

EDIT: Hey reddit that was great fun with some brilliant questions. Look forward to doing another reddit in the very near future. For now, smoke off go.

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Tue, 09 Feb 2016 0:00:00 EDT