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I Am a Deployed Soldier

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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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    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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    My dad is deploying soon... I am not allowed to say when. But I can say were. He is going to Japan. For 2 years. This is the longest my dad will ever be gone. He is going to miss...
    TAMBlitz TAMBlitz 13-15, M 1 Response Jul 2

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    Just found out a couple weeks ago that he will be re-enlisting in the army when he gets home from overseas! Don't get me wrong i think its really great and i'm so proud of him and...
    WhisperEden WhisperEden 18-21, F Jul 6

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    My name is Jami I've been with my Bf for 8 months now and we've been apart for 7 of them. From what i hear that's not uncommon with military relationships. I joined EP because not...
    WhisperEden WhisperEden 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 2

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    My relationship with my soldier isn't 100% legal. I'm in a relationship with a 19 year old and I'm 14. He is getting deployed soon and my family is worried that I won't stay loyal...
    elischaise elischaise 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 15

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    Hello! This is my first post and I've decided to talk about my boyfriend. We are both from Georgia. I'm in New Jersey for college and because of my dad's job has transferred us...
    MilsoChristine MilsoChristine 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    once a soldier always a soldier. quit a 5 years ago after 3 years of service. serving changed my life and made it who i am today. wish more women would serve and learn that...
    Maddevall Maddevall 26-30, F 3 Responses Jul 6

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    So my bf was deployed on Thursday, I had spent a rediculous amount of time making him "open when" letters since he had told me we wouldn't be able to talk while he was away. I went...
    callijojohnson callijojohnson 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 13

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    My boyfriend left for basic training yesterday and I miss him like crazy already, I pray time will go by fast and I get to see him! Being a military girlfriend takes a strong...
    LovedByASoldier LovedByASoldier 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 1

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    It has only been two days and I have to wait till late November before I can see him again. He left the day before my 18th birthday and that hurt a lot. I don't know when his exact...
    allyson17 allyson17 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 3

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    i respect soldiers cause my father died in iraq but i hate wars
    kadencejames kadencejames 13-15, M 5 Responses Jul 4

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    Okay so how I've read that soldiers in basic get their phone every Sunday.. How long would they be able to call? And would they be able to text on Sundays too or just call? And how...
    LovedByASoldier LovedByASoldier 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 5

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    It's great that soldiers cared enough to fight for our country. But a hero is definitely NOT someone who goes to other countries and kills other people. It's stupid to kill people...
    alysssaa alysssaa 13-15, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I know many people out there are probably going through what im going through...being pregnant, having to go through a birth all by yourself , dealing with so many emotions is by...
    aiddet aiddet 26-30, F 6 days ago

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    My boyfriend left for Afghanistan at the end of June and to be honest... The past month has been really tough for me. I know that I have no choice but to deal... But I still wish...
    texaswildfliwer texaswildfliwer 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    My soldier has been gone for almost 2 months now and sometimes I feel like no one understands how it feels. Even though he hasn't been gone long, it still feels like forever.
    amberaate amberaate 18-21, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    Only 5 months into our relationship, I can honestly say that I have fallen in Love with my Soldier. I know that 3 months into the relationship I had already fallen for him, he knew...
    mrsgallegos mrsgallegos 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    I hope my soldier knows how much I miss him. I went and had a bunch of pictures developed today to send to him.
    tianahull tianahull 16-17, F 2 Responses 17 hrs ago

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    Well he's been gone for 6 months now. But less than a 100 days until he comes home! Can't wait to see him! I guess I'm lucky in that I get to talk to him almost daily. He said he...
    Cbryant25100 Cbryant25100 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 17

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    So with him being away, I'm starting to really question a lot of things. Idk why but I keep wondering if he's lied to me about different things, and whether or not he's ever cared...
    callijojohnson callijojohnson 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 15

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    I'm starting to question my relationship, I find myself being resentful of him leaving the way he did, and not saying I love you to me when he left. I'm really scared, confused...
    callijojohnson callijojohnson 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 16

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    Missing him a lot tonight, just read a chapter in my book about a wife who sent her husband gummy bears in all of his care packages because of an inside joke between them. I sent...
    callijojohnson callijojohnson 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 17

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    He surprised me and his daughter yesterday and came home 2 days early!!!! He had a banquet last night so we didn't get to see him long but I woke up in the middle of the night to...
    callijojohnson callijojohnson 22-25, F 1 day ago

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    So my boyfriend and I have been together for almost 3 years (this September). I knew from the very beginning of being with him that he wanted to go in the Military, and even though...
    armylove11 armylove11 22-25, F Jun 28

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    Hello all! I'm new to this site and to the Army lifestyle. My boyfriend and I have been together for almost 3 years now. He just left a week ago for basic training in Fort Benning...
    armylove11 armylove11 22-25, F 2 Responses Jun 29

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    In 3 days 15 hours and 11 minutes my fiancé will becoming home for a week leave it may not be a long but it's better than not seeing him at all. It's the first time in 7 months...
    odalisr odalisr 18-21, F Jun 29

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    I have a question I recently got married and been getting things squared away so our housing will come through but everyone went on leave a few days after we turned in are housing...
    aconner324 aconner324 18-21, F Jun 30

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    Mine left last week, I hated him so much for the inevitable now I miss him so much. I only joined ep to relate to other people bcuz I'm so lost and new to this experience
    VousEtesBelleCM VousEtesBelleCM 18-21, F Jul 2

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    So he called & gave me his address and now I'm procrastinating at writing him. I guess I was so wrapped up in the idea of missing him that now I actually want to miss him haha. He...
    VousEtesBelleCM VousEtesBelleCM 18-21, F Jul 2

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    Looking for advice on soliders coming back from deployment. Mine has just gotten back and is being distant from me. This is out of character as we talked every day while he was...
    court30 court30 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 2

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    "Oh these times are hard, yeah they're making us crazy don't give up on me baby." -The script
    VousEtesBelleCM VousEtesBelleCM 18-21, F Jul 3

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    In exactly 5 hours I'll be picking up my fiancé from the airport and it'll be the first time I see him in 7 months . The 7 months have been so bittersweet, I've had to learn how...
    odalisr odalisr 18-21, F Jul 3

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    Who do not get to termed and have fun tomorrow, bless your souls
    bilove5598 bilove5598 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 3

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    Hi my name is Autumn. I am 17 years old and just a few weeks ago started dating a guy named Kenny who is 20. We were together 2 and a half years ago but we broke up bc of a certain...
    autumn977 autumn977 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 4

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    My late grandfather served in the Army for so many year even during the time of WW2. My olders half brothers, 3 of them served in Army and Marines too. Hats off to the great and...
    BakerQueen14 BakerQueen14 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 4

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    My boyfriend has been in the army for a year and the distance is so hard, as all So's already know. Recently I had seriously considered moving to where my boyfriend is, 6 states...
    AmaneU AmaneU 18-21, F Jul 5

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    I sent my letter off today. I hope he gets it & I can't wait to hear from him again 💔
    VousEtesBelleCM VousEtesBelleCM 18-21, F Jul 6

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    && it has begun. The wait for his letter. I'll spend the next couple of days hunting the mailman. **** even my heart skips a beat when the phone rings.
    VousEtesBelleCM VousEtesBelleCM 18-21, F Jul 6

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    Been basically 6 months since I haven't been or seen my bf. it's the hardest thing ever. Never imagined how hard this would be. Feels like I'm falling apart without him.
    Soldiergirl3 Soldiergirl3 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 7

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    Has anyone ever felt like giving up on their loved one? Bcuz lately I've been having the compelling urge to tell him to move on. Maybe it's because I'm tired of missing him all the...
    VousEtesBelleCM VousEtesBelleCM 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 8

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    I think the worse thing in the world is not being able to wake up next to him. Soon enough I'm counting the weeks and Days down.
    Soldiergirl3 Soldiergirl3 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 8

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    Graduation next week 🇺🇸❤️ so excited!!!
    elliehill33 elliehill33 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 8

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    He wants to move in together I'm nervous and scared though. Any thoughts?
    Soldiergirl3 Soldiergirl3 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 9

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    If you don't support military men and women than you should go live in a cave in Afghanistan.
    blam89 blam89 22-25, M 3 Responses Jul 10

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    Im just curious as to why you guys want to join the army.
    rehn25 rehn25 22-25, M 1 Response