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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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    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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    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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    I'm really missing my soldier today. :/ he's been gone for 7 weeks already. 13 more to go before graduation..
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    Feeling down today ; I wonder if he thinks of me too :/
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    Just when i was feeling lonely i received not one but three letter from my boy. I am so happy and it's a great way to start my spring break. Getting my first letters felt amazing...
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    Just when i was feeling lonely i received not one but three letter from my boy. I am so happy and it's a great way to start my spring break. Getting my first letters felt amazing...
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    I just can't wait till I get to hear his voice!!! :/
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    I am having a tough time today. Although I get to talk to him, and FaceTime him constantly. I'm still missing him like crazy. I get to see him again in 7 weeks. and then we will be...
    mirandab3 mirandab3 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 31

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    Just waiting , is hard an knowing if he's ok .. We get a few moments here an there a day which hard , can I keep going .. Thinking to myself an I get a message that's he's ok even...
    Hillary1160 Hillary1160 36-40, F 1 Response Apr 2

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    Family weekend was incredible, totally worth the wait! This distance will be no walk in the park but I'll roll with it until the wheels fall off!!
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    it's been exactly a week since my bf left I miss him sooo much :( I hope I hear from him soon ....
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    I received a two minute call after a week !!! It made me soo happy to hear his voice again :)
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    Hi I'm a marine girlfriend and I was wondering what was your experience when your significant other went to MCT & MOS? Also which base were they?
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    Hi I'm a marine girlfriend and I was wondering what was your experience when your significant other went to MCT & MOS? Also which base were they?
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    Hi I'm a marine girlfriend and I was wondering what was your experience when your significant other went to MCT & MOS? Also which base were they?
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    Hi I was wondering how you all coped while your s/o's were away at MCT. It's been two days and not hearing his voice or talking to him is killing me. I feel empty and will do...
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    SonyaHazel SonyaHazel 18-21, F Apr 16

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    AshAshyAshley AshAshyAshley 22-25, F Apr 16

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    So I got what will probably be my last letter from my guy, the good news is that he past his last PT test, the bad news is, he nearly cracked his sternum, he is sore, but he is...
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    my boyfriend is soon to be leaving for basic. what do should I expect? I'm so worried.
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    58 days till my baby comes back home :)
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    Do any of you ever feel like you put way more into the relationship than you get back? I'm struggling today. My boyfriend has been deployed 3.5 months. Another 5.5 or so to go. I...
    RikkiDF RikkiDF 26-30, F 3 Responses Apr 13

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    I don't know if yall can relate... But here it goes Before my guy deployed I had a lot going on, I lost my grandmother, my little sister was leaving for boot camp, my other sister...
    Bambieye Bambieye 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 14

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    I don't know if yall can relate... But here it goes Before my guy deployed I had a lot going on, I lost my grandmother, my little sister was leaving for boot camp, my other sister...
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