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I Am a Deployed Soldier

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    That Guy...

    I'm all for people being friendly... But it just went too far today. Already was in an irritated mood because B Co. got me started off on the wrong foot. I don't know what's got it in their heads that we're their personal bit*hes, but that sh*t's gotta stop. But so I got sent to...
    Prototype13 Prototype13 18-21, M Jul 4, 2011

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    A Change Of Pace

    So here's a new one... I'm a specialist in the U.S. Army, and we're currently deployed. My team leader says when we go back stateside, he intends to transfer to the Airforce. He wants me to take his place... As team leader. As a solider only about a year out of AIT, to be made a...
    Prototype13 Prototype13 18-21, M Jun 26, 2011

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    EBestest EBestest 22-25, M Aug 25, 2014

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    Funny

    Ya know... It really is almost funny. They keep asking us to take these surveys. They all really ask the same thing. Are you depressed, and why. The answer never changes. They just keep sending surveys in hopes that it will on it's own. But there's a clog in line of communication...
    Prototype13 Prototype13 18-21, M Jul 30, 2011

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    Anybody stuck at the wonderful land of Bagram

    air field? I'm just burning time till I go home 20 more days
    intoeverything67 intoeverything67 18-21, M Oct 3, 2014

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    Hope everyone had a decent holiday, for those that are deployed or stationed away from home my thoughts are with you and your families.
    ddg123011 ddg123011 26-30, F Jan 9

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    I respect all military soldiers nothing more to say
    never0empty never0empty 18-21, M 4 Responses Dec 31, 2014

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    My soldier left a little bit ago for his first duty station overseas. He'll be gone for a year. It's gonna be a journey that's for sure. But I've got school and a wedding to plan...
    Armyfiance2007 Armyfiance2007 18-21, F Jan 2

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    My soldier is facing a very difficult and dangerous mission this next deployment-unlike anything he's ever experienced... The past month he's increasingly become more distant and...
    Slk23 Slk23 26-30, F 1 Response 22 hrs ago

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    I've been with my boyfriend for a little over 2 and a half years; 3 years in May of 2015. We plan to be engaged before he leaves for his duty station at the end of May and then i...
    AlexBlair AlexBlair 18-21, F Jan 1

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    I've been in a relationship with my boyfriend for a month shy of 3 years. He is only in BT but before now the longest we've spent apart was three weeks and now I am looking at...
    Romero020212 Romero020212 18-21, F 4 Responses Jan 1

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    My boyfriend left for basic training on the 29th ?? Can anyone give me information on when you receive your first letter or anything? He went in for army infantry. Training to me a...
    kcasto123 kcasto123 16-17, F Jan 2

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    My boyfriend just left 5 minutes ago for Fort Lee in Virginia and I already wanna cry 😩 at least this time he will have his phone but he still won't be with me. It's going to be...
    rachelmarie28 rachelmarie28 18-21, F Jan 4

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    He's only been gone 2 days and I feel like it's been a lifetime. I miss him more than anything. 2 days down 364 more to go. We don't get to talk much cause the time difference is...
    Armyfiance2007 Armyfiance2007 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 5

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    Curious, how many are you stationed in HI?
    7onii 7onii 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 6

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    My husband and I just got married on the 30th. He is taking the asvab this month and is hoping to get military police. Since the only base to train is in Missouri fort Leonard wood...
    WynonnaMarye WynonnaMarye 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 6

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    My boyfriend leaves for boot camp exactly one month from today, I joined this app today for support.
    AshAshyAshley AshAshyAshley 22-25, F Jan 9

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    Hello ladies I wanted some advice on what it's like to live on base ?
    macrenatoa macrenatoa 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 9

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    It's been 82 days since he left and I finally get to look forward to seeing him. My best friend and I are going to road trip and see him in 56 days!! I'm crazy excited!
    armygirl20 armygirl20 18-21, F Jan 10

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    my great-grandfather was captured in a war. we celebrate his birthday every year. salute!
    Alexandra398 Alexandra398 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 10

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    I'm technically not in a relationship with this person, but we talked almost every day for two months. We met on a dating site, so I only know his first name and a few other basic...
    worrier07 worrier07 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 12

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    Yay my boyfriend is going graduate Basic tomorrow and I couldn't be more proud of him! Despite the fact that I miss him a lot I'm very happy that he's doing what he likes and...
    AWBear0108 AWBear0108 18-21 1 Response Jan 13

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    My girlfriend for a year and six months just left for the army and I am so proud of her,but at the same time I'm emotional I havent spent too much time away from her since we have...
    diamondareforever diamondareforever 18-21, F Jan 13

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    so the guy I am talking to graduated basic! ever since he left November 10th for basic I haven't heard from him once. well today I finally heard from him!! but idk where we stand...
    theshu12 theshu12 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 13

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    I can't wait to serve this great country one day. Army strong
    jovorrism jovorrism 16-17, M 4 Responses Jan 18

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    http://youtu.be/c8-XkPJXhCw Thank you to all members of the military!!!
    time2enjoyJC time2enjoyJC 26-30, M 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    Shawn just left today around 12 and it is really killing me... I have cried nonstop all day and I really wish I could just have at least 30 seconds with him. It was the hardest...
    Love9997 Love9997 13-15 1 day ago

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    A little boy in silence stands, As tears stream down his cheeks, Ready to bury his father, After two long painful weeks. His father was a soldier, Brave and strong and true, Who...
    codenamekidnextdoor codenamekidnextdoor 22-25, F 1 hr ago

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    So I'm back. Sorry that I had go away for a bit, but I really didn't want to be in the office any longer than necessary. Just listening to my Commander's voice makes me cringe...
    jahat75 jahat75 36-40, M Jan 14

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    This is such a catharsis, I never dreamed I would meet so many people that share my views of life in the US Army. It makes for an appealing work day while I sit chained to my desk...
    jahat75 jahat75 36-40, M 1 Response Jan 13

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    Well I guess I don't need to be on this app anymore. I'm happy I got to talk to a lot of you and get your support. My bf.. Well I guess ex bf had not contacted me for 6 weeks which...
    LC1516 LC1516 22-25, F 5 Responses Jan 16

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    Congressional Medal of Honor Citations for Actions Taken This Day January 10 HELMS, JOHN HENRY Rank and organization: Sergeant, U.S. Marine Corps. Born: 16 March 1874, Chicago...
    timothyc31 timothyc31 41-45, M 1 Response Jan 10

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    Ok the one thing I really can NOT stand is when someone who has NO AFFILIATION with the military saying that every spouse will cheat when their loved one get deployed. Does it...
    MarinesGirl94 MarinesGirl94 18-21, F Dec 28, 2014

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    THE KINGSTON TRIO "Where Have All The Flowers Gone?" Where have all the flowers gone? Long time passing. Where have all the flowers gone? Long time ago. Where have all the...
    sherrianna sherrianna 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 9

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    BREAKING NOW! Fort Hood Soldier DEAD After Returning From West Africa  Published on Jan 13, 2015 ***** U.S. SOLDIER DEAD AFTER ASSIGNED TO EBOLA RAVAGE WEST AFRICA...
    Heavenbound5511 Heavenbound5511 36-40, F Jan 15

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    Her most up-to-date research focuses on the social identification procedures connected with social networking websites. In this context she has investigated the purpose of gender...
    Ethack826k7ix2 Ethack826k7ix2 31-35, M 1 Response Dec 30, 2014

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    My experience is a mixture of complicated/never thought it would happen to me. My experience could have been very shortly lived, but instead it appears to not be the case. I think...
    XY234786 XY234786 18-21, F Jan 6

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    The below list are the lives for which I have memories. These do not include all the lives I have had over the last 1250 years, just the ones I remember. Some of my memories are...
    PastPilot PastPilot 51-55, M 1 Response Jan 8

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    Said the officer to the soldier, "Private, why did you salute that refrigerator?" The soldier replied, "Because it was General Electric." "And that jeep?" the officer asked...
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M 4 Responses Jan 8

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    The Rapture.. Carol Brooks “Today’s church wants to be raptured from responsibility.” [Leonard Ravenhill] ON THIS PAGE Introduction Does It Matter? Beliefs...
    Cootamundra Cootamundra 70+, M 1 Response Jan 10

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    Gun Ownership and Muslim Extremism in the light of the Horrible Tragic Sydney Siege...... (this note was first written on Dec 17th in another group..) Over night, one of the...
    jiaberg jiaberg 51-55, M Jan 12

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    I just wanted to let the fellow ladies who happen to be in relationships with soldiers that if you ever need someone to talk to or need support feel free to send me a message. My...
    Cbryant25100 Cbryant25100 18-21, F Jan 13

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    I’m in love with an angel, heaven forbid Made me a believer with the touch of her skin I’d go to hell and back with you Stay lost in what we found. Worlds apart we were the...
    Jlc12 Jlc12 26-30, M 1 Response Jan 17

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    I'm afraid my bf will get deployed:( how soon after basic training can they be deployed
    Tiffybear23 Tiffybear23 22-25, F 5 Responses 6 days ago

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    My Marine told me a few mins ago that he found out that in November, his unit will be deployed overseas to Japan for about 9 months. I could literally tear my place to shreds I'm...
    KaleJay KaleJay 26-30, F 4 Responses 6 days ago

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    What is Addiction? It is now one hundred years since drugs were first banned -- and all through this long century of waging war on drugs, we have been told a story about addiction...
    Ferric67 Ferric67 36-40, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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