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I Am An American Soldier

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 41 People

    Me? Well Of Corse I Am!

    I Used to Play war with My Brother and Sister when we where kids. Heh i remember Those days. Back then we thought war was Just a Fancy Game we could play. Hell where we wrong. 10 years Leater i joined the Marines and was in for hell a reckenin. I Had joined in time to Get sent...
    ForgottonSoldier ForgottonSoldier 31-35, M Nov 21, 2012

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    YES I Am

    I love being an american solder, and I'm willing to lose my life to protect my county, family and YOU. You don't need to thank me for my service but at some point, please shake the hand of some one who is or has served...
    longgun longgun 31-35, M 12 Responses Aug 2, 2008

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    Future Soldier

    i joined the United States Army Reserves on nevember 4, 2011. i have a brother how is infantry, a best friend is a 92g and a boyfriend who is infantry. thay have a lot of influence on my decision to join. it takes guts to put your family and friends to go and learn how to defend...
    Armywifestrong2012 Armywifestrong2012 16-17, F Mar 2, 2012

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    Afghan Tales

    First deployment, out on a base you'll never find on google maps. We get shot at every day, rockets, motars, the base gets enemies trying to force their way in. A rocket recently hit someone's room, destroying everything in it. But I love it out here, I hope we're making a...
    darkjace darkjace 26-30 1 Response Mar 10, 2012

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    Have You Deployed? Please Help Me!

     Hi! My fiance is currently deployed to Iraq and I'm doing some research about soldier deployments. If you've deployed to Iraq or Afghanistan, please help me out and take this survey! It will only take about 5 minutes- Thank you! http://www.surveymonkey.com/s.aspx?sm...
    TGRecruitment TGRecruitment 22-25 Nov 28, 2009

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    Okay, I'm going to spill it on here

    because I don't have anyone else who will understand and I find some support or advice or something. I was sworn in last January. I was so excited. I was going to wait until July to leave so I could walk the stage for my family. After I had lost the only job I have ever had and...
    Envy4 Envy4 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 18

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    Waiting Game

    I am in the United States Navy. I am waiting to go to bootcamp in April. After that I will be on a ship for a year to pick a job I want. Then I will be stationed in Japan! I'm super excited and a little nervous.
    dancingbabe08 dancingbabe08 18-21, F Feb 13, 2011

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    A Soldier

    I have been in the army for 7 years and I am currently on my 3rd deployment. I suck's but it a job that put food on the table and provide my family with cloths and a roof over there head. It thought beening a soldier these days because we miss so much of our family lives. It...
    nb0898 nb0898 26-30, M 3 Responses Dec 22, 2007

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    My Son

    My Son has been gone a long time ...in navy SP OPS ..and we have very little emails and or calls from him ...and now he has gone and reuped for another 10 yrs ...we have only had him home once in 8 yrs time...and he didnt even get to come home when his dad died .. i know it's...
    goodseemore goodseemore 41-45, F 1 Response Feb 18, 2011

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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 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I am a proud American, born and raised in the USA. Even when our leader is doing wrong, I'm still proud to be an American. Many countries are at war, starting wars, and there's...
    Eyedontgiveahoot Eyedontgiveahoot 36-40, F 6 Responses Sep 1

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    Hello everyone:) I would just like to start of by thanking all American and Canadian soldiers and marines and pilots who are serving and who have served in the past:) I am a...
    KatAttack91 KatAttack91 22-25, F 1 Response a week ago

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    God bless America. Once again, respectfully I say to myself, “What the **** does that mean?” God bless America? Is that a request? Is that a demand? Is that a suggestion...
    OdeSlinger OdeSlinger 26-30, M 5 days ago

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    One thing I am totally sick of hearing from Americans military personnel is, "Don't be so ungrateful! I'm fighting for your freedom!" No. No you're not. First of all, I live in New...
    Bewail Bewail 22-25, F 8 Responses Sep 4

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    I wish the title of this group didn't include the word 'sorry' because I'm not sorry. Of course I have met a small number of them who are good, interesting, intelligent people but...
    Bewail Bewail 22-25, F 4 Responses Sep 4

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    Im studying.. And im very very distracted with this tv series.. Masterchef australia 4.. The thing is i LOVE how these reality cooking shows cook for people like SOLDIERS :)) I...
    Chiscuit Chiscuit 26-30, F Sep 11

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    Sometimes I hate when little girls post crap about how they sit around watchin dear John and cry cause they miss him so much. If u miss him so much get a damn night job or better...
    redneckarmygf2014 redneckarmygf2014 22-25, F Sep 20

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    The Redskins? Come On! The other night I watched the John Stewart show, and saw the heated debate between Washington Redskins fans and a Native American coalition. As a Mohawk I...
    BadPam BadPam 51-55, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    Just when I needed to hear some good news I found this! YAY! david 17 Mail Help Follow Yahoo News     News Home U.S...
    The1960texan The1960texan 51-55, M 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I am almost ashamed that I willingly identify myself as an American. I can remember when being an American was something I was so proud of. Now it seems I am part of a generation...
    DemonFeyLove DemonFeyLove 18-21, F 4 Responses Sep 3

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    And I hate that we aren't allowed to let that be our defining culture. I'm not German, English, Mexican, Spanish, African, Asian, or anything else. I'm an American yet society...
    Tgunn7 Tgunn7 22-25, M 2 Responses Sep 17

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    This Group Should Not Exist-All "African-Americans" are US Citizens with equal eights and opportunities NOT a whole separate species. No "African-American" alive today has ever...
    Joha0505 Joha0505 18-21, F 7 Responses Aug 30

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    I always get asked what am I and where am I from and were is my family from. And I always say the same thing, here, America. My family has always lived here and yes we have dark...
    christinajoycee christinajoycee 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 21

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    I am mixed with African American on my dad's side. He is mixed with African American and Native American. idk what percentage that makes me T.T... love my curly hair, i rock an...
    EchoesInTwistedMeadows EchoesInTwistedMeadows 22-25 4 days ago

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    I was born and raised in the United States, and am a third generation Texan by birth, though I currently do not live in Texas. And the majority of my ancestry traces back to...
    PaleRyder PaleRyder 51-55, M 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    I got his address last nighttttttt <3 so happy! Hope all your soldiers addresses aren't far behind! (:
    Nobodysdaughter10 Nobodysdaughter10 18-21, F Sep 7

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    I love my soldier❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️
    AaronsGirl9112 AaronsGirl9112 16-17, F Sep 7

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    Lunch with my soldier... So glad he's back:) lol on his phone
    AaronsGirl9112 AaronsGirl9112 16-17, F Sep 8

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    Hey, I am completely new to this. I've never joined or been a part of anything like this before. I am a UK Army girlfriend. I have fallen in love with a soldier and I literally...
    Pip246 Pip246 22-25, F 3 Responses Sep 12

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    IDE like to see where all of you haters would be if there weren't any soldiers.
    Rugby4me Rugby4me 18-21, M 1 day ago

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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 12 hrs ago

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    HI...Native Americans..NOw I am trying to get American accent.Can anyone help me?by chatting on the phone or skype or facebook or here...:)
    VampireJK VampireJK 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 6

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    I am firm in my belief that we as a Nation must return to being Governed with a policy of : We are Americans FIRST , NOT Citizens of the World , and should act according to OUR...
    TsavoHunter TsavoHunter 36-40, M Sep 10

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    And I'm not afraid to say this. Just because you dislike your own government, it absolutely does not mean you hate your own country or it makes you any less patriotic. It just mean...
    Incognito666 Incognito666 18-21, M Sep 10

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    Ok so I'm totally not American. I'm English. But I was hoping to ask for some American advice! I'm sending my friend an English food package with candy and chocolates and tea in...
    leo1292 leo1292 22-25, F 14 Responses Sep 14

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    In the United States we call ourselves "American". So what do people in South America call themselves? Shouldn't they also call themselves "Americans"? My twelve year old asked...
    ivory050 ivory050 46-50, F 9 Responses Sep 17

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    I always find it funny when people like American accents seeing as I'm American. It always makes me laugh a little.
    internetrodo internetrodo 13-15, F Sep 17

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    Think most Americans Are Happy with Our Government? Think Again. share 612 tweet 27 email BOSTON (Reuters) - The failed Scottish vote to pull out from the United Kingdom...
    The1960texan The1960texan 51-55, M 2 Responses Sep 19

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    "I have spent my life judging the distance between American reality and the American dream." - Bruce Springsteen 
    Manorkill1 Manorkill1 56-60, M a week ago

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    I'm proud to be an American Where at least I know I'm free And I won't forget the men who died Who gave that right to me And I'd gladly stand up next to you And defend her still...
    tsg96 tsg96 18-21, F 7 Responses Aug 30

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    With all the war overseas, I am proud to be an American!!!
    NightMagic367 NightMagic367 36-40, F 2 Responses Sep 3

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    I was born in the continent named America, therefore I should be able to identify myself as American, I think. It's not that I have anything against the US, whatever injustices the...
    Gorstone36 Gorstone36 18-21, M 12 Responses Sep 4

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    The American Idol auditions are coming to San Francisco by the end of this month and I might go :o I'm seriously freaking out hahaha
    nicholiii98 nicholiii98 13-15, M Sep 6

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    American horror story freak show!!!! :O
    MorbidlyDemented MorbidlyDemented 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 8

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    50% Aruban and 50% American with some german blood, i don't really like Aruba, America's okay i guess xD
    MilotheCat MilotheCat 13-15, M Sep 10

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    http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/10/29/american-exceptionalism_n_4170683.html 15 Ways The United States Is The Best (At Being The Worst)
    findmeholdmeloveme findmeholdmeloveme 18-21 Sep 11

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    George Carlin "The American Dream"
    Hiddenheart101 Hiddenheart101 56-60, F Sep 11

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    I am an American female and housewife with four children. I was born in California and now live in a suburb of Phoenix, Arizona with my family.
    momatpool momatpool 41-45, F 2 Responses Sep 14

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