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SNA S. Thompson

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Thompson, Shane; Application 25MAY21
« on: May 25, 2021, 02:21:27 AM »


Provide the first and last name you wish for us to use on your personnel file :[Shane Thompson]

Provide your Discord ID (including the pound sign and the following 4 digits):[Thompson#2843]

Provide your age:[21]

Provide your desired role or airframe (F/A-18C, F-14B):[F-14B]


Have you read and understood the requirements for our unit, the criteria for being active, and do you understand that failure to complete said criteria will place you into the reserves squadron? (Y/N):[Yes]

Have you read and understood the unit's definition of realism gameplay and is it the kind of experience you're looking for? (Y/N):[Yes]

Do you understand that this is a U.S. Central time zone unit (GMT -5/-6) and that all events will be scheduled as such? (Y/N):[Yes]

Do you understand that by applying to this unit you are applying for a slot within a training squadron, that training squadron personnel compete for available slots, and that as a member of a training squadron you are not a fully fledged member of the unit unless selected? (Y/N):[Yes]

Do you understand that after the pipeline attendance by all qualified and slotted pilots is mandatory on Saturdays at 1800 hours (U.S. Central time zone). Will you be able to attend these times? (Y/N):[Yes]

After finishing the pipeline you will be required to attend approximately one squadron training per week with your assigned squadron. Can you commit to attending training at least this often? (Y/N):[Yes]

Do you understand that you will be required to complete a training pipeline which includes formation flying and carrier procedures and that all procedures must be performed to standards in order to pass? (Y/N):[Yes]

Do you understand that personal practice and self-study will be required to successfully complete the pipeline? Are you able and willing to practice and study materials given to you? (Y/N):[Yes]

On average, a new pilot will need a minimum of one month and in some cases as much as six months to complete the entire training pipeline. Are you willing and able to complete the entire pipeline? (Y/N):[Yes]

Do you have the time and availability in your personal schedule to fly with instructors regularly until the pipeline is completed? (Y/N):[Yes]


How much total experience do you have in DCS (total hours or periods of continuous play without breaks)?:[4,000 Hours]

How many days do you play DCS per week on average?:[3 Times if Applicable]

On a scale of 0-10 with 0 being never and 10 being always, how likely are you to read the training materials given to you when required?:[10]

How did you find out about us?:[Friend and Website]

Why do you want to join CSG-2?:[Real pilot. On track for OCS in 2023. Love the ocean and boats. Looking to meet some friends, learn new things, and have a good time.]

What is your availability for training and how much time can you spend on CSG-2 activities per week?:[Weekends; can move schedules. More time than required.]

What do you enjoy about DCS? What keeps you interested in DCS in the long term?:[Physicality helps me for real flying; Allows me to experience things i could never IRL.]

What personal experience, knowledge, skills, or training do you have that has some relation to DCS? What experience, knowledge, skills, or training (Not necessarily DCS-related) can you provide that benefits everyone?:[Was in the Blue Blasters VFA sqdrn. 362nd FS for WWII. Real life experience. Fought in some BFM tournaments. ]

What do you think is important for us to know about you?:[Receptive and humorous. Enjoy helping others. Focused pilot. My virtues are discipline and professionalism. ]
« Last Edit: May 25, 2021, 02:25:47 AM by _shanethompson »
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LT V. "Jerry" Sprenger

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Re: Thompson, Shane; Application 25MAY21
« Reply #1 on: May 28, 2021, 09:43:51 AM »
Application Accepted

Mr. Thompson, thank you for your application to Carrier Strike Group 2. Your application has been accepted. Within a few minutes, you should receive access to the rest of the forums and access to the modifications that we use. I am processing you into TRARON THREE (VT-3) "Red Knights", where you will undergo training with your desired airframe and squadron. After a few training sessions to get you up to speed on the basics of the airframe, you will join your desired squadron and finish your training with them.

Several things to do before officially flying with CSG-2: Join our Discord Server HERE and check in with either CAPT J. Wolfe or CAPT S. Clark. We will assign you your proper member groups and you can ask us any questions you may have, and/or schedule your first training session. Secondly, be sure to download any DCS mods that are required. You can ask your Squadron CO for that information, or check on the forums if you have access to it. Third, make sure you are running the DCS Open Beta client. All of our pilots utilize this client, and it is considered the main version of the game by most of the DCS multiplayer community.

Finally, when you are properly processed into the forums (given a proper name, rank, permissions, etc), you will need to check into your respective training squadron both on the forums and in Discord. Failure to do so within 7 days will result in an administrative discharge. Please do so HERE.

Thank you, and we look forward to flying with you!

LT. V "Jerry" Sprenger
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