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I Am a Deployed Soldier

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 11 People

    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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    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

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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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    EBestest EBestest 18-21, M Aug 25

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    My boyfriend is currently deployed right now at its been hard. I was wondering, is it selfish of me to wish that he could make it back in time for my college graduation? It's such...
    AMarinesGirl0401 AMarinesGirl0401 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 29

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    Okay girlys I hope to get a lot of responses again on this one but what is everyone's input on writing your soldier everyday? Do any of you write to your soldiers everyday or do...
    rachelmarie28 rachelmarie28 18-21, F 3 Responses Nov 9

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    Soldiers are the most secretive and intellectual men when it comes to surprising their family and SO back at home. Y'all have any stories to share about how your soldier surprised...
    itsjess13 itsjess13 18-21, F Nov 14

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    Those of you who support this page need to grow up and get your heads out of your a$$es. The world is an ugly place right now and yes there are people that want to destroy America...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Oct 30

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    I love my soldier so much. I need some ideas of what to send him like cute ideas for xmas.
    hksmtr hksmtr 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 2

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    Ft Benning has my soldier in OSUT right now, then soon headed to his FDS. I miss my son, but I have such pride in my heart for my hero!
    ArmyStrongMama ArmyStrongMama 41-45, F Nov 5

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    Had to leave my soldier again yesterday after not seeing him for ten weeks . 3 days with him went by too fast . But leaving him was hardest thing I have done in my life & I decided...
    EmmieeeLynn EmmieeeLynn 18-21, F Nov 10

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    In honor of our fallen soldiers, active and retired....HAPPY VETERAN'S DAY
    EyeDontGiveAHoot EyeDontGiveAHoot 36-40, F 2 Responses Nov 11

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    I am going through my first deployment its been almost a month since my bf left, but I haven't heard from him in 2 weeks, on our last email he told me he was a few days away from...
    kimberlyndelgado16 kimberlyndelgado16 18-21, F Nov 16

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    In the single digits baby!! 9 days left till I leave to go see him for the weekend! We got this.
    emuck emuck 16-17, F 1 Response Oct 28

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    I just missed my boyfriend's phone call for the second time because I was asleep. I miss him so much and feel like no one understands the emotional pain I'm in. This is only his...
    mufasamilan mufasamilan 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 3

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    kerendion kerendion 26-30, F Nov 4

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    Just got off the phone with my boyfriend. He deploys in January. Idk what to do. How do I prepare myself for this?
    armygirlfriend2007 armygirlfriend2007 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 5

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    I have been dating my hunnybun for almost a year and I am seven and a half months pregnant with our son Samuel :) He has been gone three months and honestly has been hell not...
    Soldiersbabymomma Soldiersbabymomma 16-17, F Nov 6

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    So today I got a letter and it wasn't positive at all. He told me he's super depressed and stressed. I feel so helpless because I can't be there to comfort him or call him and tell...
    rachelmarie28 rachelmarie28 18-21, F 5 Responses Nov 6

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    Feeling down but I need to be strong for him :(
    PopeyesOlive PopeyesOlive 18-21, F 3 Responses Nov 7

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    My boyfriend graduated high school last year and is going to basic training in two days. We're hanging out tomorrow and I know I'm gonna miss him like crazy. Any advice?
    softball2 softball2 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 8

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    So jealous of the other girls who can visit their SO! wish I can do the same, oh well I'm real busy with school and he lives on the other side of the earth. US-Asia distance...
    PopeyesOlive PopeyesOlive 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 8

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    I need help!!! My man is in Basic and he was fine and dandy up until a month ago, but then he randomly messaged his mom to tell me not to go to family day or his graduation. He...
    jelly9394 jelly9394 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 8

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    To all my friends and family who serve/served, I thank you!!!R.I.P BeetleJuice. I miss you tremendously.R.I.P HammerHead. I miss you picking on me while singing backup at my...
    EyeDontGiveAHoot EyeDontGiveAHoot 36-40, F 1 Response Nov 9

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    I finally got to talk to my boyfriend today! It was only for 5 minutes but it made me feel so much better. We are both counting the days until he comes home and we get engaged...
    mufasamilan mufasamilan 18-21, F 3 Responses Nov 9

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    Right after high school. I'm ready. I was always do whats right no matter the cost. I dont wanna die for you but if dying is asking me, then ill do it. Freedom DOES NOT come free...
    SilentShadows SilentShadows 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 10

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    After a 9 hour drive he arrived safely at AIT. Miss him already but our last kiss was amazing💕💍
    NoemiG NoemiG 18-21, F 4 Responses Nov 10

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    my boyfriend just told me in his last letter that he's only gotten 2 of my letters in the whole 2 months he's been there and I've sent at least like 50!!!! This is so frustrating...
    vbjklk vbjklk 18-21, F Nov 10

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    Remembrance Day :( .............
    bluegirlie98 bluegirlie98 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 11

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    Thank you to all our veterans and boyfriends out there that fight so hard for our freedom. I'm grateful to call my boyfriend my hero. He's been through so much making this...
    itsjess13 itsjess13 18-21, F Nov 11

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    Yesterday was terrible ): I miss my man so bad ! I had an awful day at work and today I don't even want to go to school. Saying "GOODBYE" for the second time was way harder than...
    EmmieeeLynn EmmieeeLynn 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 11

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    Happy Veterans Day everybody
    H0ST0NWEDG1E H0ST0NWEDG1E 31-35, M Nov 11

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    My boyfriend left for the army around October 14th and is at Fort Benning. I havent been able to find any pictures or information through Facebook, but have looked at several other...
    emilynyquist emilynyquist 16-17, F 3 Responses Nov 11

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    I have recently become extremely sick. I can't eat or sleep and I have chills and a fever that won't break. I live alone (my parents divorced and my mom gave me the house and moved...
    mufasamilan mufasamilan 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 11

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    Hey ladies! I know it's kinda early to be planning this but I'm just curious what you girls wore to your mans graduation? I was thinking a dress and heels but my mom thinks that is...
    rachelmarie28 rachelmarie28 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 13

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    Just booked my flight! Holy cowwwww!!! 13 more days!!! Aarrrgggfbrbekcbbejakcu!!!
    Lavenderrrr Lavenderrrr 18-21, F Nov 13

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    Finally after over a month i got the address for letters and couldnt be more overjoyed. Definitely worth the wait. ??
    emilynyquist emilynyquist 16-17, F Nov 13

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    My boyfriend leaves for basic 5 days after Christmas. What are some good Christmas gift ideas?
    collegiatebison collegiatebison 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 16

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    I've always been a very emotional person, especially when it came to my boyfriend. I just made it through the first week of his bootcamp, & I've hardly cried.. And for some reason...
    CaitlynTripp CaitlynTripp 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 16

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    unfortunately the fortune part just never panned out for me.
    knightsalone knightsalone 61-65, M Nov 16

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    So my boyfriend and I have been best of friends for the last 7 years and he's now been the love of my life for almost a year. He's been talking about the Army ever since I can...
    ArmyGF2014 ArmyGF2014 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 17

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    My boyfriend left for basic training a week ago, he joined the Navy. I need friends to keep me encouraged. I love him more that anything and I know that he is in love with me and...
    karadominique karadominique 16-17, F 4 Responses Nov 17

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    Well, basic is over! It's an incredible feeling to be able to talk to him every day. For those of you still on the long journey of basic training, hang in there. I know it's hard...
    bayleejoelle bayleejoelle 18-21, F Nov 18

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    my bf is coming home from afghanistan in december. I want to do something special for him any ideas ? we have a 7 month old
    queenkimoni queenkimoni 22-25, F 5 Responses 6 days ago

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