Quick Answer: Why Do Military Ask For ITunes Cards?

What is a Itune card used for?

iTunes card is a merchant gift card where funds on card are used to pay for iTunes products.

Before iTunes, we went to the record store to buy music.

Can you Facetime while deployed?

Facetime & Facebook Messenger

When smartphones really took off, iPhone users were able to use Facetime to continue their video chats during deployments. Only requiring a Wi-Fi connection, Facetime was very popular with service members who stayed near well-developed areas and were able to get solid wireless internet.

Does the Army look at your social media?

A. The short answer is yes. Director of National Intelligence James Clapper signed Security Executive Agent Directive 5 in May that allows investigators to analyze information posted publicly on social media sites, such as Twitter, Facebook and Instagram, as part of security clearance background checks.

What do soldiers use to communicate?

Military communications equipment

Drums, horns, flags, and riders on horseback were some of the early methods the military used to send messages over distances. They use different frequencies to send signals to other radios and to satellites.

Can soldiers call home from Afghanistan?

Phone. There are a number of DSN (Defense Switched Network) phone centers and AT&T phone tents located throughout U.S. bases in Iraq and Afghanistan. A soldier is usually allowed free 15-minute “morale calls” to call family back home. Soldiers can also use low-cost prepaid phone calling cards to call back home.

How do I verify if someone was in the military?

Verification of Military Service

Please use the Defense Manpower Data Center’s (DMDC) Military Verification service to verify if someone is in the military. The website will tell you if the person is currently serving in the military. The site is available 24-hours a day.

What should you not say to a deployed soldier?

20 Things You Should Never Say to Someone in the Military

  • “How many people have you killed?” Shutterstock.
  • “What kind of action did you see in combat?”
  • “When are you done?”
  • “I’m glad you made it back in one piece.”
  • “How could you leave your family for so long?”
  • “What do you think about what’s going on in the news?”
  • “What’s it really like over there?”
  • “Did anyone you know die?”

Can you talk during deployment?

Most would be happy to talk or Skype or email every day. Also, the deployed service members sometimes don’t have much to talk about. Every day can feel like Groundhog Day during deployment. Some service members have to wait in lines or pay out of pocket to use phones or internet during deployment.

Do military relationships last?

When you are dating a sailor, soldier, Marine, airman or Coastie you know your military man (or woman!) will be facing peril when they deploy. But do you know that this is a perilous time in your relationship too? Some couples go through a deployment and stick together. Most deployments last at least six months.

Do military recruiters check social media?

Answer: Yes! What you post online is visible to recruiters and hiring managers and they are likely considering your posts, photos and comments as part of their interviewing and hiring decisions.

Can I join the Army with 5 dependents?

You may be able to join the Army National Guard with four dependents, but you often have to seek a waiver and your options will be more limited. The standard limit is two or fewer dependents in addition to a spouse. If you are single, you typically can’t have dependents or pay child support for two or more dependents.

Does security clearance check social media?

The policy authorized federal investigators charged with background checks to use publicly available social media information in the security clearance process. Investigators are not required to review social media but they have the green light if it the agency head deems it germane.

Do military guys want relationships?

Military men may never have closer relationships than those they made in the military. That is not a good thing or a bad thing, that is just a matter of fact and something you need to understand. Related: The unconventional relationship is the norm in the military.