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I Am An American Soldier

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    I support all military personnel; both men and women alike, in our American armed forces. My husband has now retired from the military after 23 years of service. I have two sons...
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    America, the little lifesaving station(I cannot take credit for this illustration or poem. I heard the parable told by my father, the late Rev. Roosevelt Leon Walker, Jr. and read...
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    I used to have loser jobs..that are now occupied by Mexicans (illegal types) I HATE AMERICAN WORKERS AND AMERICAN JOB SITES. I have this job were the N*gger guy is supposed to...
    Igiveyounothing Igiveyounothing 41-45, M 1 Response Mar 20

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    PreacherFoReal PreacherFoReal 46-50, M 3 Responses Mar 22

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    My much-loved brothers and sisters of the United States of AmericaAmericans supports the GOP and Tea Party in the same way Americans support the Democrats. However, it remains...
    PreacherFoReal PreacherFoReal 46-50, M Mar 22

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    America, America, I will always pray for you. We thank you God for your spacious skies perched above the amber waves of grain. Thank you for the purple mountain majesties...
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     A Statement That Was Not And Still Is Not TrueOn the back of every treasured dollar bill is the affirmation that in God we trust. We have circulated this untrue statement for...
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    Welcome to Founderism the Founding Fathers American religion The Founding Fathers "Founderism" religion shall treat the Founders as actual ascended Deities/patriotic Gods(because...
    ToniaD ToniaD 26-30, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I don't get the whole proud to be American ,yes I liked it when I heard it come from George Carlin & as usual his logic is spot on. Its not an achievment being born somewheres I...
    bob350 bob350 56-60, M 1 Response Mar 30

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    Hate This Term!- I just don't understand how anyone could be proud to be called this unless they or their parents immigrated here from Africa. For those of us descended from slaves...
    StandoffishBrat StandoffishBrat 18-21 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    My soldier (George) finishes up Red Phase today!! So proud of him and can't wait for this to be all over. One month and two days down!! Wooooo :)
    KGraciee KGraciee 18-21, F Mar 20

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    I had and affair with a USA soldier ... best time of my life
    butterfly2109 butterfly2109 18-21, F Mar 29

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    Our soldiers have all our support from 12000 years ago
    kojack2014 kojack2014 36-40, M 2 Responses Apr 4

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    I WANTED TO BE IN THE ARMY… When I was younger before I found out that I got a disability I wanted to be in the army! I know mum wouldn't approve of this… I think I got this...
    MilweePisces MilweePisces 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 10

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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...
    DavidWahlstrom123 DavidWahlstrom123 18-21, M 6 Responses Apr 10

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    I feel bad for saying this. I love that our soldiers are brave enough to die for us. I am immensely appreciative. however, I don't agree with killing. I don't understand war, and...
    maggieee5086 maggieee5086 13-15, F 5 Responses 5 days ago

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    I loved him before he was a soldier and will continue well after! Missing him like crazy 11 more days till I see him!!
    Lo2011 Lo2011 22-25, F 2 days ago

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    I'm half Native American (Seminole) and half African (Botswana). My mom is full Native American, but I never got to experience any form of culture. Really wish I did. :/
    Zacarabear Zacarabear 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 25

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    I am sorry to say so but I dislike America. Not American people (I have some good friends there) but the country. And I know this is a bit of an online suicide, but try to...
    LunaOanaAris LunaOanaAris 16-17, F 3 Responses Apr 6

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    I am a very proud American military wife and mom. My husband is an officer in the Air Force. We are celebrating his 30 years in the service of his country. I support and salute...
    femaleoncruiseship femaleoncruiseship 46-50, F 12 Responses Apr 6

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    I was born in Europe to my American military parents. I have traveled all over the world many times and have seen so much; both good and bad. I am so blessed to have had the...
    wifeatdinner wifeatdinner 36-40, F 6 Responses Apr 11

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    I am a single American female. I was born in Southern California in 1976. I support our American troops as they keep us free from terrorists and allow us o be free and live our...
    singlemominusa singlemominusa 36-40, F 7 Responses a week ago

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    I was born in Tempe, Arizona. I am attending grad school at the Arizona State University. In some of my classes there are military personnel in attendance. These people are true...
    bikinimama bikinimama 26-30, F 5 Responses 6 days ago

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    Democratic Capitalism created the economic catastrophe that is currently consuming this country. Democratic Capitalism is the ideology of selling the governing authority and...
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    I am an American female along with my immediate family, relatives, and friends. I am very proud of my husband as he serves this nation as a military officer.
    barbaratownsend barbaratownsend 31-35, F 11 Responses Mar 20

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    I wish I had the money for a Dodge Challenger. I love the look of the modern ones. Because they have that classic feel. I want the muscle car era to be created for a new generation...
    Ruru88 Ruru88 18-21, F Mar 21

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    I have to agree that America's big government did create the problems that most people of all colors face in America and across the globe. In 1776, America casted its die into...
    PreacherFoReal PreacherFoReal 46-50, M 6 Responses Mar 22

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    liberosis liberosis 41-45, F 1 Response Mar 22

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    I'm Native American from Northern Canada
    Mchard55 Mchard55 51-55, M Mar 25

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    I Am Native American (cherokee) Gvgeyusesdi Hasgayah galvquodi ale ageyuhi Nihi Tsigeusv hawiniyu, agiye. Nihi ayohisdi ayv adageyudi ale ulihelisdi. Adanvto danalasgisgv...
    ahyokaatuyastanvusdayvhvsgi ahyokaatuyastanvusdayvhvsgi 36-40, F Mar 26

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    I love American Idol this year. My favorites are Dexter, Caleb, Jessica, and Sam. I think Caleb is the best. He reminds me so much of Meatloaf.
    momof3grls2014 momof3grls2014 26-30, F Mar 26

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