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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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    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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    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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    Being in a two year relationship with a soldier who is deployed overseas is one of the hardest things I have ever done.
    aashley1989 aashley1989 22-25, F 3 Responses Aug 16

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    I thought him being deployed and away would bring us closer and in the beginning it was but now it seems like he's starting to pull away again and I'm not liking it :(
    caligurl1231 caligurl1231 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 28

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    At least not necessarily. Some soldiers are indeed heroes, but this country (the U.S.) has the definition of a hero backwards. A true hero is someone who does anything to prevent...
    heapograss heapograss 22-25, M Aug 8

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    I just want to say thank you to all of our Canadian soldiers for serving all over the world, and especially in Afghanistan..I would also like to thank the American soldiers as well...
    CanadianVanstone123 CanadianVanstone123 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 7

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    My soldier left last Monday and ive already written him 4 letters. I was talking to one of his friends who also happens to be my best friends boyfriend. And i told him about me...
    tianahull tianahull 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 30

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    It's crazy knowing people that are going into the army or marines or navy, you tend to understand and appreciate all other soldiers more, because you know what they and their...
    tsg96 tsg96 18-21, F Jul 30

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    They give they're lives for us everyday, I especially thank my brother for his service to our country he saw a lot suffered PTSD but is a wonderful man and was a great soldier...
    ChandlerTitus1 ChandlerTitus1 18-21, F 4 Responses Aug 2

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    Tomorrow will be the second week my soldier is off at basics. I still haven't gotten a letter or adress. I feel like it's never going to come. I miss him so much and none of my...
    tianahull tianahull 16-17, F 3 Responses Aug 3

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    I need advice. Here is some background knowledge: my boyfriend and I have been together for two years we have know from the start that we were meant to spend the rest of our lives...
    Paigebrianne0 Paigebrianne0 16-17, F 7 Responses Aug 3

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    When you just lay in bed wishing your soldier was next to you........
    macrenatoa macrenatoa 18-21, F Aug 4

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    All I want is to just have my soldier in presence😔 23 more days☺️
    macrenatoa macrenatoa 18-21, F Aug 5

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    I feel like I am about to completely break down. It's the beginning of week three that my soldiers been off at basics. I text his mom this morning to check on her and she told me...
    tianahull tianahull 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 5

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    2 weeks ago today I drove 40 hours to see my soldier... Time flew by so quick😔 23 more days!
    macrenatoa macrenatoa 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 5

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    My soldier says he loves me, and he's coming home to me in two weeks from deployment. We talk every single day.. usually video calls.. but he won't accept relationship status on...
    misslady88 misslady88 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 5

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    I wish. It would have been exciting. I myself wanted to be a Soldier. Then gotten in to the thought to take a chance on a Shooting Star.What if it does fall and I miss the chance...
    PathologicalLair PathologicalLair 26-30, F Aug 11

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    A few months ago I met the man of my life: an American soldier, we fell in love and last month decided to move in together. It's been wonderful! Four weeks into our joined life, he...
    Ilgonza Ilgonza 41-45, F 1 Response Aug 11

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    I always wanted to join the Navy, but my weight and ankle that has metal prevented me. I have family serving and have served in all branches. Thanks God for our soldiers🙏
    roselani2005 roselani2005 26-30, F 3 Responses Aug 17

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    I take no moment for granted. I hold onto every touch, caress, kiss, every word. I have memorized the feel of his skin, his smell, the sound of his voice and I play it over and...
    macrenatoa macrenatoa 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    How long does it normally take before you hear anything about /from your soldier that's in OSUT? He shipped out to Fort Benning on the 12th? Any help/advice is greatly appreciated...
    ArmyFiancee20 ArmyFiancee20 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    I love my soldier so much. I can't picture myself without him and I know he feels the same. I know he wants to propose but I don't know what's keeping him from just doing it...
    Soldiergirl3 Soldiergirl3 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    I'm so bored and I just want someone to talk too. Get my morale up. Please don't be creepy about it if you message me.
    thingy1jrc thingy1jrc 26-30, M 3 days ago

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    I met my Marine when he was a junior and i was a freshman. i have known since that day he was gonna go to the Marines. We broke up before he left and i said things i shouldn't...
    audreynicole7 audreynicole7 16-17, F 3 Responses Jul 28

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    Okay. My boyfriend and I have been together for about a year and he left July 2nd for basic and I am honestly having a really hard time dealing with this. I write him everyday an I...
    Navygirlfriend99 Navygirlfriend99 18-21, F 9 Responses Jul 28

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    "The moon is full today and I could think of nothing but you." Our first movie we watched when we met in person was Dear John. And that one scene with the thumb and the moon has...
    armygirlfriend14 armygirlfriend14 18-21, F Jul 28

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    They dedicate their lives to keep us protected and there is probably nothing any of us could do to really thank them enough for all that they do and have gone through but I am...
    tsg96 tsg96 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 29

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    I hope he knows how much I love him. Can't wait to hear from him!
    whileimwaiting011715 whileimwaiting011715 18-21, F Jul 30

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    My husband is ready to join the army. I'm ok with it now. A couple of months ago I was not. We just got married May 4, 2014 so it will be really hard for us. We are just starting...
    AshleyStiles AshleyStiles 18-21 1 Response Jul 31

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    I need a solidier who's gonna stand up for me... I don't know the rest of the song but @love_thechase follow me Instagram
    sashakimi4 sashakimi4 13-15, F Aug 2

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    I don't just support the army's of the world , every military movement and organization there is , atleast there fighting for what they believe in .
    Mihkowakayios Mihkowakayios 13-15, M Aug 2

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    So my boyfriend is in basic training right now. I got a call today yay!! He told me how he misses me & how much he appreciates me. I miss him so much I write to him every night. He...
    Amber1027 Amber1027 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 2

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    Aye listen shout out to all military guys and gyals may the lord guide yall steps while out there in iraq and afghani
    heyyo1234 heyyo1234 22-25, M 2 Responses Aug 3

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    I miss my boyfriend so much.... I can already tell these next 3 weeks are going to feel like forever! Hoping and praying a letter comes in sometime this week .
    macrenatoa macrenatoa 18-21, F Aug 4

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    Officially got engaged yesterday to my airman. So happy and excited he is home, even though it's not for long. Gosh it's so surreal
    p3nnsgirl27 p3nnsgirl27 18-21, F Aug 6

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    I always shake their hand and say thanks you whenever I meet one wearing their uniform. But it ****** me off when somebody just wears it to look important... Sad thing thing is I'm...
    TheStillmanator TheStillmanator 13-15, M 2 Responses Aug 7

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    Another letter!!!!!!!! Ahhhhh 14 more days until I can hear his voice
    armygirlfriend14 armygirlfriend14 18-21, F Aug 7

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    Our beach date lol. I am so whole heartedly in love with him. I've never loved another with all of my being until him. I can't fathom it really. All I know is that he makes me a...
    armygirlfriend14 armygirlfriend14 18-21, F Aug 7

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    My boyfriend left 4 days ago for bootcamp and today is the first full day I've went without hearing from him. It feels like it's just getting harder. I don't know what to do. I try...
    armygirlfriend2007 armygirlfriend2007 18-21, F Aug 9

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    I love those moments when things aren't going the way you want it and it seems like your losing yourself and a part of him but all of sudden it changes. Last night we had a heart...
    heydotwhat heydotwhat 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 10

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    It's been almost 2 weeks since I've got a letter from my boyfriend in AIT 😔
    macrenatoa macrenatoa 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 10

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    Hiya, I'm pretty much a newbie to this entire military girlfriend thing. My boyfriend is currently at Fort Benning for AIT and will be home soon, and I was just looking for some...
    Jmm23 Jmm23 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 12

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    I love this boy more than words can describe I would do anything for him
    MEGANELIZABETH716 MEGANELIZABETH716 16-17, F Aug 13

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    I GOT A PHONE CALL AFTER 66 DAYS!!!!!!!! One week left of basic and the DS surprised them with 10 minutes to call. I was on my way home from the beach and stopped at a store to get...
    armygirlfriend14 armygirlfriend14 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 14

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    Which branch should I join ?? Any suggestions
    Reena12 Reena12 18-21, F Aug 14

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