Red, good luck my friend; always good to see someone willing to “serve” the people.
To add to Whirli’s advice (#1 is IMPORTANT) – from my USMC brothers and I – #4 “Chow is Continuous”.
Semper Fi, K
Arms discourage and keep the invader and plunderer in awe, and preserve order in the world as well as property... mischief would ensue were the law-abiding deprived of the use of them.
- Thomas Paine