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I Am a Deployed Soldier

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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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    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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    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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    EBestest EBestest 22-25, M Aug 25, 2014

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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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    Related Experiences

    No we are not the only ones with PTSD but our symptoms can differ or take on different appearances especially if the soldier suffers from combat PTSD. There are many many causes...
    SilencedSoul68 SilencedSoul68 36-40, F Feb 8

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    Once, I held you in arms. Heard your joy, heard your pain. Wiped your tears. Watched you grow...you're now one of Nations best, you're an American soldier... I kissed your cuts...
    EyeDontGiveAHoot EyeDontGiveAHoot 36-40, F 1 Response Feb 11

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    so My soldier left a week ago today for 9 months. Its really hard at night when Im laying by myself. This is his(and our) first deployment. My question is, what kinds of activities...
    mrsmenard2015 mrsmenard2015 26-30, F 3 Responses Feb 20

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    and so is the mailman.....
    dinprins dinprins 16-17, M Feb 2

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    Even after we are married and I have seen it a hundred times I still swoon when my husband wears his dress blues. So handsome that he makes me blush and giggle like a teenager...
    dbarr1992 dbarr1992 22-25, F Feb 4

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    I don't have the easiest job. I don't meet the nicest people. Most of my bosses, (yes plural), are not nice. But the benefits are great, the change we are helping to make is...
    nearlynearly nearlynearly 18-21, F Feb 7

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    I would love to chat to someone in the military, I find them incredibly brave and they always seem to be honest...I think they are hot too lol xx love you all xx
    LeighUK LeighUK 41-45, M Feb 10

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    OMG.... Stand in line and I will take you one at a time. Believe me I have enough stamina for all of you:)
    0intimacy 0intimacy 46-50, F 4 Responses Feb 14

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    Even tho today is Valentine's Day and my boyfriend can't be here Im gunna try and be happy I know it's just a day but it's hard to be alone and seeing everyone so happy n together...
    hksmtr hksmtr 22-25, F Feb 14

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    after basic and all that my husbend station at fort jackson and I be comming with him
    maggietyler maggietyler 22-25, F Feb 14

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    my boyfriend of two months yes it's not very long but we hit it off instantly and I have been living with him since the 3rd day we became an item. he left for army infantry basic I...
    PriscillaO PriscillaO 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 20

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    I can't sleep since he left for basic only way I can is if I watch Netflix till 2 am and eventually I dose off than have to.move to the bed only to put my earphones in to continue...
    PriscillaO PriscillaO 18-21, F Feb 20

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    Anyone on here at Hunter Army Airfield in savannah ga?
    mrsmenard2015 mrsmenard2015 26-30, F a week ago

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    He's not quite sure what to do... he's never had a girlfriend. I'm 17, he's 20. We met at our stuck up, Catholic elementary school. We were the "losers" so to speak. He's a total...
    jenneh255 jenneh255 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    I'm from Kosovo. In 1999 I was only 7. After years of suffering, and months of war, came the best day of my life. I remember myself running behind US tanks and throwing flowers on...
    metheorite metheorite 22-25, M 1 Response 21 hrs ago

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    Jesus is God, man, and mystery, all in one. He is the object of worship, scorn, and controversy too. The second person of God, he came to earth as a man, not a King that people...
    valha11a valha11a 46-50, M 5 hrs ago

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    As a former army guy. I've seen them work. For me 9 years deployed out of 15 served. It didnt. But I still belive for so many other soldiers I worked with theirs worked. Keeping...
    Averageguy41074 Averageguy41074 36-40, M 5 days ago

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    Serious advice is needed! I met a wonderful guy while deployed in 2013. We spend hard times of deployed life together. . It was his first and my second. Many nights talking...
    lola330 lola330 26-30, F 3 Responses Feb 18

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    As a very young child I grew up in a very loving home. My father and mother both showed my sister and I so much love. My father drove a truck cross country and was gone a lot and...
    tornsin tornsin 31-35, M 12 Responses Feb 1

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    So here is my story. I met a marine through a mutual friend. He is based in North Carolina. We started talking January 2014 he was then deployed for 9 months and we stayed in...
    usmctygf usmctygf 22-25, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    Liberation & RevengenextnextLiberation Video:Russian armed forces liberate AuschwitzPavel StenkinVictims:Russian POW Pavel Stenkin talks about being liberated from AuschwitzRelated...
    lunadelobos lunadelobos 41-45 1 Response Feb 6

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    Well most of my studies if not all of them are about people so yea I am always curious about knowing people better and this goes for all cultures actually not just the ones around...
    PiecingMeBackTogether PiecingMeBackTogether 18-21 1 Response Feb 17

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    Paul Panaikas is a highly respectable Resilience Coordinator at Joint Force Headquarters. He joined the headquarters in the year 2006, and since then he has been delivering...
    leonardstrauser leonardstrauser 26-30, F Feb 9

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    I had no idea what I was getting into when I made the commitment to my soldier. As a 16 year old I was naive about the whole "military relationship" thing, but that changed quickly...
    E2614 E2614 16-17 4 Responses Feb 13

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    Israeli Court Sentences A Child To Two Months  Thursday January 22, 2015 07:15 by Saed Bannoura - IMEMC News The Israeli Military Court in ‘Ofer prison...
    MissGaga MissGaga 22-25, F 6 Responses Feb 7

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    My boyfriend and I just had a long talk about what we want for our future together. We agree that we want to live together, which of course means getting married. What we've...
    EmilyP94 EmilyP94 18-21, F Feb 9

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    "The White Death", Simo Hayha A Finnish huntsman that went out clad in white(it was during a heavy winter[6ft of snow, 20-40 degrees below]) that would snipe Russian soldiers. He...
    Raneth Raneth 16-17, F 3 Responses Feb 10

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    The Great Dictator's Speech. I’m sorry, but I don’t want to be an emperor. That’s not my business. I don’t want to rule or conquer anyone. I should like to help everyone...
    LindsayBishop LindsayBishop 31-35 1 Response Feb 19

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    My boyfriend and I have been dating for about 9 months and I just found out last weekend that he will be getting deployed to Japan and Australia for 7 months. He will be leaving in...
    bjmrjr2014 bjmrjr2014 18-21, F Feb 19

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    I'm a not worth the battle .. Was it easy to surrender me and suffer defeat ? Or do you still think of me as a lost? Do you regret not giving your all to keep me ?? My life seems...
    imperfectbeauty imperfectbeauty 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 4

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    German soldiers publicly humiliate an elderly Ukrainian Jewish man by forcibly cutting his beard. This sort of degradation aimed at Jewish cultural and religious identity was...
    lunadelobos lunadelobos 41-45 Feb 6

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    FACTORIES OF DEATH Understanding Auschwitz Today: How the world failed children during the Holocaust March 1942 to March 1943 Michel Muller Mother of Annette & Michel Muller...
    lunadelobos lunadelobos 41-45 Feb 6

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    Im watching the hobbit: battle of the five armies and it always occur to me (when i watch the war parts) y we need to engage in war.. Its sad bec the soldiers wer being sacrificed...
    Chiscuit Chiscuit 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 10

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    The Arab golden age [which brought us algebra, Algorithms, Alchemy - chemistry in its infancy] came to an end because Imam al-ghazali deemed that the qur'an was the only book...
    chips24 chips24 18-21, M 3 Responses Feb 14

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    The old school "You're either smart or dumb and the cure is to try harder" philosophy. There was a book * read where this special education teacher had one student, 7 yrs old; very...
    CrossCresentCreed CrossCresentCreed 18-21, F Feb 18

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    I had a dream I was the Captain of a group of soldiers that were supposed to check out this train station due to suspicious activity among the rails, it was going fine until when...
    BorderBetweenWorlds BorderBetweenWorlds 16-17 4 Responses Feb 18

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    Welcome to Poetry Poems! Poetry News About the Author About The Poet Home Login Please enjoy your visit. Welcome to My Poetry Site 14 Poems...
    madhukpattiath madhukpattiath 51-55 Feb 18

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    soldiers used to be warriors and they would be brave and march against each other and battle with swords,spears and bows and shields wearing armor riding horses and chariots.. they...
    OccultumLapidem OccultumLapidem 22-25, M Feb 18

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    I really don't want to say much about my experience. I was in United States Air Force and almost created a international incident. This is back in 1999 I was having a conversation...
    clairvoyantone clairvoyantone 36-40, T 4 Responses 6 days ago

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    I've stood in the parade ranks more than once. You get a sense of the men next to you. You can feel them seeking and finding that place inside, cold and silent as an abandoned...
    Saylowman Saylowman 46-50, M 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    Facetimed my boyfriend so he could watch the last two minutes of the Super Bowl and see his team win. Held my phone in front of the TV and he yelled so happily when the Pats got...
    RikkiDF RikkiDF 26-30, F Feb 1