A reader writes:

My recession feels a whole lot like the last 7 years.  My employer's business is way TOO good.  I would like it to die down A LOT.  I am constantly offered opportunities for positions allowing 24/7 work for 12 months at a time.  When I decline to volunteer anymore - I still am afforded the position anyway.  No pay increase with those positions of course, but damn, business is good.  I still accrue 30 days paid vacation each year but I can't find time to use it - that's how good business is.   

But then I mount up and roll out just like yesterday...and the day before...and the month before...and the year before.

My employer?  You guessed it.  The U.S. Army.

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