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I Am a Soldier

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 95 People

    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 Oct 22, 2011

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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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    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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    Scariest Psychological Experience In The Military.

    I was in the desert with my platoon of 26 soldiers. Our WO decided we'd patrol around some pump jacks that day. It was late afternoon and we were walking around a suspiciously TURNED OFF one that was functioning earlier. We heard there was a Taliban presence in the area. We...
    Jackedlol Jackedlol 18-21, M Aug 24, 2013

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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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    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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    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 4 Responses May 4, 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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    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 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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    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 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 6, 2014

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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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    Related Experiences

    I respect all military soldiers nothing more to say
    never0empty never0empty 18-21, M 4 Responses Dec 31, 2014

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    My soldier left a little bit ago for his first duty station overseas. He'll be gone for a year. It's gonna be a journey that's for sure. But I've got school and a wedding to plan...
    Armyfiance2007 Armyfiance2007 18-21, F Jan 2

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    I think suicidal ppl like me should be able to get jobs in army as suicide bombers the enemy cpuntrys have em so ours should be able to like if I was in our army n my ppl were...
    matrixwolf matrixwolf 16-17, M Dec 26, 2014

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    I've been with my boyfriend for a little over 2 and a half years; 3 years in May of 2015. We plan to be engaged before he leaves for his duty station at the end of May and then i...
    AlexBlair AlexBlair 18-21, F Jan 1

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    I've been in a relationship with my boyfriend for a month shy of 3 years. He is only in BT but before now the longest we've spent apart was three weeks and now I am looking at...
    Romero020212 Romero020212 18-21, F 4 Responses Jan 1

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    My boyfriend left for basic training on the 29th ?? Can anyone give me information on when you receive your first letter or anything? He went in for army infantry. Training to me a...
    kcasto123 kcasto123 16-17, F Jan 2

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    My boyfriend just left 5 minutes ago for Fort Lee in Virginia and I already wanna cry 😩 at least this time he will have his phone but he still won't be with me. It's going to be...
    rachelmarie28 rachelmarie28 18-21, F Jan 4

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    Congressional Medal of Honor Citations for Actions Taken This Day January 10 HELMS, JOHN HENRY Rank and organization: Sergeant, U.S. Marine Corps. Born: 16 March 1874, Chicago...
    timothyc31 timothyc31 41-45, M 1 Response Jan 10

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    So I'm back. Sorry that I had go away for a bit, but I really didn't want to be in the office any longer than necessary. Just listening to my Commander's voice makes me cringe...
    jahat75 jahat75 36-40, M Jan 14

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    THE KINGSTON TRIO "Where Have All The Flowers Gone?" Where have all the flowers gone? Long time passing. Where have all the flowers gone? Long time ago. Where have all the...
    sherrianna sherrianna 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 9

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    BREAKING NOW! Fort Hood Soldier DEAD After Returning From West Africa  Published on Jan 13, 2015 ***** U.S. SOLDIER DEAD AFTER ASSIGNED TO EBOLA RAVAGE WEST AFRICA...
    Heavenbound5511 Heavenbound5511 36-40, F Jan 15

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    Her most up-to-date research focuses on the social identification procedures connected with social networking websites. In this context she has investigated the purpose of gender...
    Ethack826k7ix2 Ethack826k7ix2 31-35, M 1 Response Dec 30, 2014

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    The below list are the lives for which I have memories. These do not include all the lives I have had over the last 1250 years, just the ones I remember. Some of my memories are...
    PastPilot PastPilot 51-55, M 1 Response Jan 8

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    Said the officer to the soldier, "Private, why did you salute that refrigerator?" The soldier replied, "Because it was General Electric." "And that jeep?" the officer asked...
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M 4 Responses Jan 8

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    The Rapture.. Carol Brooks “Today’s church wants to be raptured from responsibility.” [Leonard Ravenhill] ON THIS PAGE Introduction Does It Matter? Beliefs...
    Cootamundra Cootamundra 70+, M Jan 10

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    Gun Ownership and Muslim Extremism in the light of the Horrible Tragic Sydney Siege...... (this note was first written on Dec 17th in another group..) Over night, one of the...
    jiaberg jiaberg 51-55, M Jan 12

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    I just wanted to let the fellow ladies who happen to be in relationships with soldiers that if you ever need someone to talk to or need support feel free to send me a message. My...
    Cbryant25100 Cbryant25100 18-21, F Jan 13

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    I’m in love with an angel, heaven forbid Made me a believer with the touch of her skin I’d go to hell and back with you Stay lost in what we found. Worlds apart we were the...
    Jlc12 Jlc12 26-30, M 1 Response a week ago

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    What is Addiction? It is now one hundred years since drugs were first banned -- and all through this long century of waging war on drugs, we have been told a story about addiction...
    Ferric67 Ferric67 36-40, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    As odd as it may seem to others I'm sure some of you may understand. I met my soldier 2 weeks ago through a mutual friend on Facebook. He is currently in Afghanistan and we have...
    Camomoma Camomoma 22-25, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Christians waged war on Indigenous people, and people of other faiths for centuries. They occupied and kill many inhabitants or other nations and cultures. They unfairly judge...
    rumboltz7 rumboltz7 31-35, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Imagine being a cop in an urban war zone like Chicago, Baltimore, Memphis, Birmingham, or St. Louis -- it's the equivalent of being in a 24/7/365 battlefield, where a black riot or...
    Allwaysthink825 Allwaysthink825 22-25, F Dec 28, 2014

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    Hi, I would like some responses to my post because I'm so confused and j tend to overthink/over analyze things. About a month ago my boyfriend decided he wanted to put our 7...
    syllysyl syllysyl 36-40, F 3 Responses Jan 3

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    Buffalo soldier, dreadlock rasta: There was a buffalo soldier, in the heart of America. Stolen from Africa, brought to America Fighting on arrival, fighting for survival
    Tawheed1994 Tawheed1994 18-21, M 2 Responses Jan 5

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    sadly my first "experience" is not really an experience at all. At first it was, it was new and strange and i didnt know what to think about it. That was 2 years ago, and as a...
    heyeviee heyeviee 16-17, F Jan 6

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    I consider myself a soldier. A soldier saving anyone who needs help. Helping people is like breathing to me. I also like danger, struggles, hardships because it makes me stronger...
    Stormeye1996 Stormeye1996 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 8

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    This is such a catharsis, I never dreamed I would meet so many people that share my views of life in the US Army. It makes for an appealing work day while I sit chained to my desk...
    jahat75 jahat75 36-40, M 1 Response Jan 13

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    This is amazing. Even more amazing is that this hasn't been published long before now. CHURCHILL ON ISLAM Unbelievable, but the speech below was written in 1899.(Check Wikipedia...
    steverick steverick 56-60, M 1 Response Jan 16

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    HORSE SOLDIERS WITH JOHN WAYNE WILLIAM HOLDEN !ding dong, ding dong, she made a fool out of both of us. You southern people have your own help! Let go you don't have to kill...
    willisca49 willisca49 61-65, F 2 Responses