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jjamesbarnes

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Jeff Barnes

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Fishing, ATV's, Jet Ski's, Old Houses

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Company > Fluor Corp.

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[QUOTE who="Gone Fishing in Forsyth, Georgia"]You finally made it JJ. You stuck in BAF, aka hell?[/QUOTE]

GF, I'm stuck here for now. I have been told that I will ...

4 years ago
Company > Fluor Corp.

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[QUOTE who="HVAC_2 in Tacoma, Washington"]Roger that sir. I will actually use my cell phone on vibrate when possible.. Been through that before... Even in my first hooch ...

4 years ago
Company > Fluor Corp.

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When you get in theater please remember that you are not the only one in the tent, please be curtious and do not use the snooze alarm on your alarm clock. Set it for when you need ...

4 years ago
Company > Fluor Corp.

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[QUOTE who="Gone Fishing in Forsyth, Georgia"]Hey Duke and the rest of you guys and gals.

I've been out of the loop for a couple of weeks, how is everyone?

4 years ago
Company > Fluor Corp.

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[QUOTE who="Esperanza RN in Denver, Colorado"]Thanks for your answer jjamesbarnes! Will the test be the same day of my flight or will they give me a few days to complete ...

4 years ago
Company > Fluor Corp.

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[QUOTE who="Jason in Kansasville, Wisconsin"]now how does that work, because I'm being processed for the foremen position and I'm a JW. Do they say like residencial here ...

4 years ago
Company > Fluor Corp.

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[QUOTE who="the duke in Houston, Texas"]u bet cha love it over here but eventually there will not be a fluor village they r gonna take those b huts and move them over here ...

4 years ago
Company > Fluor Corp.

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[QUOTE who="Esperanza RN in Denver, Colorado"]Here's a question for all you already in GV: Is there a 2nd medical exam before flying out to GV? I am reading conflicting ...

4 years ago
Company > Fluor Corp.

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[QUOTE who="catfish in Spring Branch, Texas"]james or duke.... how long do u stay at BAF before heading to ur FOB and it sounds like u guys move around a lot while there ...

4 years ago
Company > Fluor Corp.

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One thing that I was suprised about was that the electrical is broken down into several departments with each doing their own thing.

4 years ago
Company > Fluor Corp.

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[QUOTE who="the duke in Houston, Texas"]james ull eventually get used to the jets i dont even hear them anymore.. plus most the attacks happen on the village side anyways ...

4 years ago
Company > Fluor Corp.

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[QUOTE who="the duke in Houston, Texas"]u bet cha love it over here but eventually there will not be a fluor village they r gonna take those b huts and move them over here ...

4 years ago
Company > Fluor Corp.

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[QUOTE who="the duke in Houston, Texas"]alright james!!!! have fun at orientation cause ur gonna still be jet lagged sitting on those hard ass metal seats trying to ...

4 years ago
Company > Fluor Corp.

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We fly today and will be in country Thursday. What a ride just to get to this point.

4 years ago
Company > Fluor Corp.

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[QUOTE who="Mrc2100 in south, Florida"]Hey JJ I finally was able to fix the issue with my license I got it from SC. Heading over to GV this sunday. I'm glad to hear your ...

4 years ago
Company > Fluor Corp.

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[QUOTE who="Jason in Kansasville, Wisconsin"]Yeah I'll do that seeings there isn't any other exposure. It's not like I'm looking for a rocket scientist wage either. What ...

4 years ago
Company > Fluor Corp.

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[QUOTE who="SoldierTom50 in Villa Rica, Georgia"]Actually I live in florida as well I am down the road from you in Palm Coast ... I got out of the Army was stationed at Ft ...

4 years ago
Company > Fluor Corp.

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[QUOTE who="Jason in Kansasville, Wisconsin"]Hello All,
What do I have to do to get my resume noticed by Fluor Recruters? I am a Service Medal possesing Veteran, a ...

4 years ago
Company > Fluor Corp.

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[QUOTE who="Littletont in Littleton, Colorado"]To all new comers... If you page back, you will find some great info and answers to many of your questions.. I've been on ...

4 years ago
Company > Fluor Corp.

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[QUOTE who="Gone Fishing in Forsyth, Georgia"]Can't give you a correct answer on that one. I have heard from a pretty good source that 30% go home at the end of their ...

4 years ago
Company > Fluor Corp.

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Be ready for a massive amount of information to absorb when you get to GV. I haven't watched TV all week. There is one instruction after another, it's pretty crazy but there is ...

4 years ago
Company > Fluor Corp.

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[QUOTE who="Gone Fishing in Forsyth, Georgia"]JJ,

Just holler when you know what part of this wonderful place you are going to end up. Going to try and run into ...

4 years ago
Company > Fluor Corp.

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Thanks for everyones input over the last few months and best of luck for those still in the process to make it over. I will try to give updates as I can hopefully sooner than later ...

4 years ago
Company > Fluor Corp.

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Are they concerned about perscription topical ointments like they are pills?

4 years ago
Company > Fluor Corp.

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[QUOTE who="German09 in San Antonio, Texas"]The state grows a lot of Peaches and PRes carter is from there. JK!! LOL.. NO idea about Georgia the country. Just wanted to be ...

4 years ago
Company > Fluor Corp.

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[QUOTE who="Blacksnake in Winston Salem, North Carolina"]I tell you The Insurance is so good,you know how expensive lipitor is,they pay 80% of a 90 -day(this is with ITT ...

4 years ago
Company > Fluor Corp.

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One day left before I fly to GV and still have things to do around here, trying to take pressure of the wife while I'm gone. She has a daycare business and we have rental houses so ...

4 years ago
Company > Fluor Corp.

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[QUOTE who="trey4u in Mobile, Alabama"]As long as you pass the physical your contract auto renews unless you decide to de-mobe. No paperwork involved.

I just got ...

4 years ago
Company > Fluor Corp.

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[QUOTE who="trey4u in Mobile, Alabama"]At the end of 12 months you get an R&R of up to 21 days, why go back immediately? Take a week or two to get drunk, have sex ...

4 years ago
Company > Fluor Corp.

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[QUOTE who="trey4u in Mobile, Alabama"]They e-mailed me and said they received my medical papers and they will be reviewed in 24-72 hours. It's been 48 hours since I e ...

4 years ago
Company > Fluor Corp.

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[QUOTE who="trey4u in Mobile, Alabama"]Fluor uses a labor broker to hire from India, Philipines, Nepal, etc. Used to be something like API or APS, now it's a company ...

4 years ago
Company > Fluor Corp.

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[QUOTE who="trey4u in Mobile, Alabama"]Fluor hired me last year when I was 56. Because of my age (57 now) and high cholesterol found during me end of contract physical in ...

4 years ago
Company > Fluor Corp.

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[QUOTE who="Blacksnake in Winston Salem, North Carolina"]LOL-You need to go a little farther for me,life does not stop at 45!! Thank Goodness they still want the older ...

4 years ago
Company > Fluor Corp.

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[QUOTE who="JEFF THE CARPENTER in DOWN, United Kingdom"]I know !!!! But its true mate !!! Hire the Irish campaign starts now !!!! We work our asses off , we dont complain ...

4 years ago
Company > Fluor Corp.

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[QUOTE who="JEFF THE CARPENTER in DOWN, United Kingdom"]
One thing for sure you would not get an Irish man jumping back on the plane when the first mortar arrives ...

4 years ago
Company > Fluor Corp.

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[QUOTE who="Gone Fishing in Forsyth, Georgia"]So it's alright if they stay? Even if they can't/won't do the job they were hired for? Keep in mind most of them paid for ...

4 years ago
Company > Fluor Corp.

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[QUOTE who="the duke in Houston, Texas"]ok kids gonna go back to my wonderful tent and see my favorite 99 friends so have a good one... if there r any other questions ill ...

4 years ago
Company > Fluor Corp.

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Just got the travel info. That should be everything now.

4 years ago
Company > Fluor Corp.

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I would be interested to hear from "The Duke" since he has been over there for several weeks now. Does anyone know his status?

4 years ago
Company > Fluor Corp.

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[QUOTE who="German09 in San Antonio, Texas"]How long from start to finish??[/QUOTE]

My first contact with Fluor was the last week of December. I could have flown ...

4 years ago
Company > Fluor Corp.

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I recieved the emails from TRS today that you get preceding the trip to Greenville. Completed the drug test and am still waiting on the flight info for this Sunday. Make sure you ...

4 years ago
Company > Fluor Corp.

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[QUOTE who="Greg , Power Guy in Tucson, Arizona"]Thank's for the back up guys.[/QUOTE]

I had all those same questions and many more. To me information provided by ...

4 years ago
Company > Fluor Corp.

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[QUOTE who="jjamesbarnes in Jacksonville, Florida"]Ditto[/QUOTE]

Revision - "and Brits"

4 years ago
Company > Fluor Corp.

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[QUOTE who="Texas Doll in Katy, Texas"]Yes, i am ready.... it was a joyous and an 'oh crap' moment when the email came thru.... lol it got completely real LOL[/QUOTE]

4 years ago
Company > Fluor Corp.

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[QUOTE who="HVAC-2 in Kansas City, Missouri"]Hey I am mildly liberal and I resent that comment lol.. I wouldn't dream of claiming someone who is trying to ruin everything ...

4 years ago
Company > Fluor Corp.

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[QUOTE who="Mixer Mike 2 in Baghdad, Iraq"]American tax dollars should fun American jobs...[/QUOTE]

Ditto

4 years ago
Company > Fluor Corp.

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Could someone recommend some rain gear for Afghanistan. What type works best all round ie.. poncho's or full rain suites?

4 years ago
Company > Fluor Corp.

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[QUOTE who="Texas Doll in Katy, Texas"]Let the official waiting/countdown begin! just got my email..... No further action required!!! forward progress ... QUOTE]

4 years ago
Company > Fluor Corp.

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[QUOTE who="desertdavy in talaffar, Iraq"]Anybody else haveing aproblem w/ florida er license for fluor? I am allowed to contract and pull permits....and am NOT considered ...

4 years ago
Company > Fluor Corp.

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[QUOTE who="Contract Worker in Nashville, Tennessee"]My two cents are the job can be fun and rewarding, even on days when everything seems to be going wrong - all the time ...

4 years ago

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