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I Am a Soldier

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    I am a soldier in the US Army. Although i don't agree with alot of the things people say or do in our society. I joined the military to make sure that the civilian communities will always have the rights to say or do those things that our laws allow them to. I am in no way a...
    Coren Coren 31-35, M Oct 22, 2011

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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 everythin aint a rosewalk, want same rights as the men do? prove youre ready to do as much as most men do.
    Maddevall Maddevall 31-35, F 2 Responses Jul 6, 2014

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    Has anyone been a victim of blue on blue sexual

    assault? I'm going through treatment for PTSD that resulted from an assault and would like to talk with someone who's been through it.
    TenaciousLee42 TenaciousLee42 22-25, F 3 Responses May 4, 2014

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    Engineer

    2010-2011 OEF I want to deploy again... being back in the states feels weird. I feel distant to my family, friends... wife... child... everyone but my older brother, who is also a soldier.
    OhItsHim OhItsHim 22-25, M Oct 4, 2012

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    I am active duty army

    and I make military humor videos on YouTube. Check them out and subscribe if you like them. My username is aschmetzer42
    TenaciousLee42 TenaciousLee42 22-25, F May 4, 2014

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    One of our soldiers going home to Canada.

    ..Sargent Carter was an amazing man and a great friend...miss you buddy
    DavidWahlstrom123 DavidWahlstrom123 18-21, M 1 Response May 1, 2014

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    I'm a Soldier

    " I am an American Soldier. I am a Warrior and a member of a team.  I serve the people of the United States and live the Army Values. I will always place the mission first. I will never accept defeat. I will never quit. I...
    evilkittymew evilkittymew 36-40, F 11 Responses Sep 13, 2008

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    Boys.

    If anyone supports you it's the girls at your side. like her- asoldiersgirl.weebly.com The girl that runs this site has been helping hundreds of girls deal with deployments.You owe her a thanks! I'm sure she helped with your care packages in some way!
    Hayleekay Hayleekay 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 30, 2010

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    13 years and going, 2 tours to Iraq,

    1 to Afghanistan, 2 rotations to Korea, and another Middle East rotation coming up. I am an American soldier, and wouldn't trade the experience for anything.
    Booyeah80 Booyeah80 31-35, M 3 Responses Mar 2, 2014

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    In Need Of Information

    Hello all strange people. It's a month until my 18th birthday and I plan on joining some branch of the military. I'm thinking either Army or Airforce. I've done research on the Internet, but it's not the same thing as first-hand advice. I could really use information and advice...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Feb 22, 2010

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    I am a US Soldier

    I was willing to make the ultimate sacrifice to protect my family, country, and everyone that shares appreciation for the freedoms we enjoy today. I trained long and hard in urban, mountain (alpine), and conventional warfare to become a lethal instrument to fight Americas...
    3rdbct187thRakkasan 3rdbct187thRakkasan 26-30, M 8 Responses Mar 5, 2011

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    What Is A "Good Man"

    This year has been one of the worst of my life. It started off with living in a sexless relationship and then the end of that long term committed relationship. As the year went on I lost my job, had a close family member die and was diagnosed with a serious illness and everything...
    Idontknowwhyimdoingthis93 Idontknowwhyimdoingthis93 26-30, M Nov 19, 2013

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    Wut

    You dont believe me? Check my stats then: http://www.wdzclan.com/hlstats/hlstats.php?mode=playerinfo&player=13608 trolololol.
    Floydian Floydian 22-25, M 1 Response Aug 9, 2011

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    I head back overseas in a week.

    ..I am kinda scared to go back...there were a few close calls...please pray for safety of me and my fello Canadian soldiers over there...I will still be in this sight so message me and I will message you when I can
    DavidWahlstrom123 DavidWahlstrom123 18-21, M 5 Responses Apr 10, 2014

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    I Am A Female Soldier

    Simply put in the title. I am a female soldier. But that doesn't mean jack. I have been in over a year and am currently in the reserves as a cook. I have dealt with enough harassment and adversity prior to enlisting and then to hear males talk smack about females in today's...
    MaryPearl MaryPearl 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 24, 2013

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    I Am A Beacon

    I am a beacon when all other lights go out. I am an angel in a hellish waste land. I am a sheep dog keeping the wolves at bay. I stand on guard ready to throw myself into the fight. I am a hero when I am needed and forgotten by many when I am not. I am hope, I AM A SOLDIER.
    Bluedragon23m Bluedragon23m 31-35 Jun 14, 2012

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    My Views

    I am a soldier in the US Army. Although i don't agree with alot of the things people say or do in our society. I joined the military to make sure that the civilian communities will always have the rights to say or do those things that our laws allow them to. I am in no way a...
    Coren Coren 31-35, M 1 Response Oct 22, 2011

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    Buffalo Soldier

    Dreadlock rasta.Stolen from Africa,bought to America.Fighting from arrival,fighting for survival......B.Marley
    sharpTresHombre sharpTresHombre 41-45, M Jan 12, 2011

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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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    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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    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...
    AshAshyAshley AshAshyAshley 22-25, F Apr 16

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    my boyfriend is soon to be leaving for basic. what do should I expect? I'm so worried.
    hannahfarmer hannahfarmer 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 20

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    After time in the military I find it hard to be a civilian again...... to protect those who couldn't protect themselves has always been my calling and now while I'm waiting to go...
    someguy242 someguy242 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 23

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    I am British and I am so proud to support the British Armed Forces. my best friend served for over 13 years in the British Army and these guys and girls do am amazing job as am...
    smiler2015 smiler2015 26-30, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    bijouxbroussard bijouxbroussard 51-55, F 2 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    Anyone ever had a soldier graduate from Fort Leonard Wood OSUT?
    niarafuller niarafuller 16-17, F 7 hrs ago

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    Just A Rambling Thought In all the past lives I can remember, I was just a cog in the works. I was never a major player, famous, mentioned in lore, or written about in history. I...
    PastPilot PastPilot 51-55, M 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    (A Waffen SS veteran's review of Saving Private Ryan; keep in mind he was not a concentration camp guard, but a soldier) Mr. Steven Spielberg Dreamworks Productions 10 Universal...
    kurtjaeger kurtjaeger 16-17, M Apr 17

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    Officer: Soldier, do you have change for a dollar? Soldier: Sure, buddy. Officer: That's no way to address an officer! Now let's try it again. Do you have change for a...
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M 2 Responses Apr 15

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    I'm praying for the best right now! Not just for myself and my Soldier but for every other girl out there and every other solider out there!!! Ladies, I wake up daily and remind...
    Carliza0425 Carliza0425 16-17 Apr 17

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    I don’t want to rule or conquer anyone. I should like to help everyone - if possible - Jew, Gentile - black man - white. We all want to help one another. Human beings are like...
    NobodyFrvr NobodyFrvr 22-25, M Apr 22

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    Day 14. April 22nd, 10:19 pm ---------------------------------- Have you ever been to the edge? Like the very last point where you just cant take yet?! They always say that you...
    TheLeftBehind TheLeftBehind 18-21, M Apr 22

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    iamseulgi1993 iamseulgi1993 18-21, F Apr 23

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    Me to my older son on the way to a scouts meeting at a veteran's post: if you were a soldier, and you had the choice between saving the flag or saving your life, which would you...
    JoannaBe JoannaBe 41-45, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    Before I moved, I noticed a lot of my peers never really talked about helping other people or doing anything for other people. It wasn't until I moved where I started to feel like...
    moose73630 moose73630 16-17, M 5 days ago

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    Toys of Years Gone Past Look around you Up in your attic Upon old play things And grew up with Like some old friends That you once knew A Tin Soldier stands, Tall and stiffly...
    dragonfang dragonfang 51-55, M 1 Response 8 hrs ago

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    A Tribute To First Sergeant Matt Eversmann , He Was Immortalized In Ridly Scot And Jerry Buckheimers 2001 Master Piece "Black Hawk Down " On October 3rd 1993 Then Staff Sergeant...
    williamson1984 williamson1984 18-21, M Apr 3

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    Kenyan police have arrested five people in connection with the attack on a Kenyan university that saw nearly 150 killed and scores injured. Interior minister Joseph Nkaissery said...
    valha11a valha11a 46-50, M 1 Response Apr 3

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    Week 9 of the Tcm Ep movie club begins in less than 48 hours..... [Week 1: Edison The Man, 2: Inherit The Wind, 3:The Goodbye Girl, 4: Love Affair, 5: Soldier In The Rain, 6...
    johnny048 johnny048 46-50, M Apr 4

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    (Quote ) A good heart and a wise mind is always a formidable combination ! Ghandi amongst other peace makers, are well respected by many for their stand for human lives in a non...
    Stephenrko Stephenrko 31-35, M 1 Response Apr 4

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