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I Am a Soldier

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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

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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

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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 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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    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 5 Responses May 4

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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 9 Responses Mar 5, 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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    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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    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 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

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 2 Responses May 1

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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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    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

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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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    Hello, my name is Kelsey and my boyfriend is in the United States Army. He is stationed at Ft. Bliss in Texas, while I am going to college in Ohio. I am only a freshman. Though my...
    KelseyVianna KelseyVianna 18-21, F Oct 8

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    Hello, my name is Kelsey and my boyfriend is in the United States Army. He is stationed at Ft. Bliss in Texas, while I am going to college in Ohio. I am only a freshman. Though my...
    KelseyVianna KelseyVianna 18-21, F Oct 8

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    This my life when I was a signal soldier for 10th mountain unit. I and my sergeant was place with a mission to support my unit on the top of this hill or mountain, the place where...
    ageroy2015 ageroy2015 31-35, M 4 Responses Oct 11

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    "We have an obligation to every last victim of this illegal aggression because all of this carnage has been done in our name. Since World War II, 90% of the casualties of war are...
    Bewail Bewail 22-25, F 6 Responses Sep 28

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    I got not one but FIVE letters today from my soldier. He's getting my letters now. Nothing could make me happier right now!!except of course seeing him haha. :) I love the feeling...
    emuck emuck 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 29

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    On my way to Georgia to see my soldier (:
    tianahull tianahull 16-17, F Sep 30

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    I give respect to those who earn it. It sounds rude but just because you are a soldier doesn't mean you are a hero. One of my best friend a is in the national guard part time...
    ValhallaAwaits ValhallaAwaits 18-21, M 6 Responses Oct 1

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    My parents upset me so much. My soldier and I have been dating for two years. We want to get married one day. I'm a senior in high school getting ready to go to college. My dad...
    AaronsGirl9112 AaronsGirl9112 16-17, F Oct 1

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    I had an amazing time this weekend with my soldier and his family. It's incredible how not a single thing has changed between us after being apart for over 2 months. Our love has...
    bayleejoelle bayleejoelle 18-21, F Oct 14

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    I just got off the phone with my soldier who is at AIT. He's so depressed and home sick. He's starting to not like his MOS and is just miserable. I hate knowing he's like this...
    tianahull tianahull 16-17, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    My heart breaks when I see good men turned and indoctrinated into killers. I survived the DADT era. How many other lesser educated soldiers can say the same? Not many. That is...
    JacobStark JacobStark 18-21, M 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I need some support. Since everyone I know is telling me, me and my boyfriend aren't going to last since he just left... And because we are young (16&18)..He'll be back in 4months...
    neoncupcakes neoncupcakes 16-17, F 7 Responses Sep 23

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    Anybody boyfriend was here ineed help asap
    1stLady2yu 1stLady2yu 18-21, F Sep 23

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    I've been sending my man letters for the past week, and I just realized I've been addressing them wrong. By putting his first name then his last, does anyone know if that would...
    xoxoarmygirlfriend xoxoarmygirlfriend 16-17, F 2 Responses Sep 24

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    I miss him so much.. BUT, he just told me he comes down in 6 weeks! The countdown begins :)
    Navysweetheartxo Navysweetheartxo 18-21, F Sep 30

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    Ugh , I Just Need To Hear His Voice .❤ #73Days 💍💎👰💏💒
    VictoriaSlaughter VictoriaSlaughter 18-21, F Oct 3

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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

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    Let me know what should I do.?? Well.. finally i know that he- an army guy already married. I know it when he went somewhere for holiday, anyhow Im sure he already married. And...
    Rey2793 Rey2793 18-21, F 3 Responses Oct 4

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    He just wrote me saying he feels alone, i wish I could help him right now.
    val8788 val8788 26-30, F Oct 5

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    There are days when I just want to sleep all day to forget I miss him for awhile...
    Nobodysdaughter10 Nobodysdaughter10 18-21, F Oct 5

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