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I Am An American Soldier

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 41 People

    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    long story short,i.posted a pic.of.marines and this guy comment on it psh they arent warriors because i caption it saying finest warriors afylter that i told him my friends are...
    tones714677 tones714677 22-25, M 4 days ago

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    This is certainly a different way to look at what is happening.................... One 82-year-old lady loves Obama and she may have a very good point. She says that Obama is...
    Inexperienced3 Inexperienced3 51-55, M 5 Responses Dec 3

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    I was born in Miami, Florida, however I moved to England after my first birthday, stayed there for nearly eight years, and then moved to Australia where I've lived for the rest of...
    LittleClouds LittleClouds 18-21, F 8 Responses Nov 28

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    What does it mean to be American? In this Day and Age what does it mean to be American I see so much bad in America I use to think America was the place I use to take Pride in...
    conservativegirl24 conservativegirl24 22-25, F 15 Responses Dec 12

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    Yay my soldier comes home in 16 more days!!!!! ?
    AWBear0108 AWBear0108 18-21 Dec 4

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    Thank you for your service, that goes to all military soldiers.?
    ddg123011 ddg123011 26-30, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    I want to send my soldier a care package, but don't know what to put in it. I am going to put some of his favorite snacks. I want to give him things that he needs, but he isn't...
    Caylina Caylina 18-21, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    Have anyone ever thought to stop and ask one of our very impressional African/Black, Latino, Native American children how did they feel as a parade of white GOP politicians came on...
    PreacherFoReal PreacherFoReal 46-50, M 5 Responses Nov 27

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    How many Americans does it take to change a light bulb ? None ! Americans don't change light bulbs. They let underpaid Mexicans do the job,
    Johndoe10000 Johndoe10000 46-50, M 5 Responses Nov 27

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    I am a American female and was born in England in 1959. However, I have changed my citizenship from Great Britain to the USA. My parents are American citizens and were living in...
    oldernudistwifeandmom oldernudistwifeandmom 51-55, F 4 Responses Nov 27

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    My Holiday Greeting For The One Percent: "Massa, You Really Need To Wake The Up!"I hope the powerful, rich, and wealthy one percent of the United States of America realize that as...
    PreacherFoReal PreacherFoReal 46-50, M 1 Response Nov 27

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    My parents are from Ghana but I am American and I feel American :)
    FifteenStars FifteenStars 13-15, M Dec 9

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    I was born in New York in 1994 to a Pakistani father and an American mother (with German and Russian roots on her side) very odd mix but would make 2 very interesting family trees...
    Fierrrrce Fierrrrce 18-21, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    My great grandmother was Native American, and she blessed my father and I with these slightly slit eyes. A lot of times people will ask me if I'm chinese or Japanese or something...
    Lechette Lechette 18-21, F Dec 1

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    I am American and I am proud to be one! I am very proud to be raised in America and live in America but I know right now our country is under a whole lot of danger! But we are the...
    Fitzpatrick09 Fitzpatrick09 13-15, M 2 Responses Dec 3

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    I am Blackfeet Lakota Sioux (Unregistered) and Seminole (Unregistered) Native American Indian Woman. My name is TȞATÉ MAKȞÁMANIYAŊ WÓIHAŊBLE SÚŊ (Wind Walking Dream...
    WindWalkingDreamWeaver WindWalkingDreamWeaver 41-45, F 2 Responses Dec 3

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    "Behold The Star" ~ Morehouse/Spelman college choirs (this is an African American spiritual from their annual Christmas concert) Happy Holidays to all !!
    bijouxbroussard bijouxbroussard 46-50, F 6 Responses Dec 5

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    Some people don't believe in the American dream. I was just thinking about a video I saw about North Korea. I noticed their streets look like ours in America, only one difference...
    Jakebrum Jakebrum 16-17, M Dec 7

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    America may be all fu?k up but i am proud to be an American because i can say and do whatever the fu?k i want to
    Alexandralanon Alexandralanon 22-25, F Dec 7

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    Every person in America is technically African American regardless of race. Every human on the planet is African, I am African and one day I hope to return to the motherland. Where...
    MTBlake33 MTBlake33 22-25, M Dec 9

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    I never really understand the thinking here. I'm not from Africa and I don't practice things of the many cultures there. If I were to be categorized I would be considered this by...
    Vicvoss Vicvoss 13-15, M 4 Responses Dec 10

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    North American eSports organisation Aloft Alliance Gaming (MLG) has teamed up with Warner Bros Alternating Ball and developer Turbine Inc to acquaint Absolute Crisis to the...
    fifacoinsarc fifacoinsarc 22-25, F Dec 11

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    My grandparents were immigrants to the USA from Europe. I love being a woman born in this great country called America. I go back to Europe often for sightseeing, the foods...
    femalebrunetteintown femalebrunetteintown 31-35, F 4 Responses Dec 11

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    I'm American, part Cuban , part Italian, and part Hungarian
    Runawaywithme123 Runawaywithme123 16-17, F 3 Responses Dec 15

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    Is it weird i never liked emma roberts? I dont like her or her characters in American Horror story
    MariexOkay MariexOkay 13-15, F 2 Responses Dec 16

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    Obama promised Us transparency. Id say He failed however! Hilary Clinton Seems pretty Transparent to Me! NEW YORK — Hillary Rodham Clinton said Tuesday she's proud to have been...
    The1960texan The1960texan 51-55, M 9 Responses Dec 17

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    want to hear some useless fractions? ask an American their heritage.
    DuskWinters DuskWinters 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 17

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    Don't you just wake up in the morning and think how great you are to be an american. i have lived in america for all my life and i'm just so proud to be here. i am red white and...
    Sladetgx57 Sladetgx57 18-21, M a week ago

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    I love being African American, I wouldn't trade the color of my skin for anything is this world. There's power in my history. I am strong and my brown skin is beautiful and so are...
    sinnamonsie sinnamonsie 18-21, F a week ago

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    Where is this country going? I keep seeing a growing trend where hard work and success is only rewarded with taxes and suspicion. Immigration that isn't proud to become an...
    Elsiboney Elsiboney 46-50, M 1 Response a week ago

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    American Horror Story is one of my favorite shows. So far Dandy has been my favorite character. I'm not usually one to have a celebrity crush (because I find it kind of stupid...
    KittyInDisguise KittyInDisguise 31-35, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    Although, this is quickly becoming a description of which I am ashamed. When I was 21, I became the sole caregiver for my little brother and sister while my dad was fighting the...
    the813msfit the813msfit 31-35, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    Omg... Watching Americans in prison and OMG... Why are they so hot ? Like there's something wrong with me ... Lol I just find them so attractive :/ it's killing me.. Like even the...
    MissLorii MissLorii 18-21, F 6 Responses 1 day ago

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    Shania Twain - Whose Bed Have Your Boots Been Under
    AnotherDayDawning AnotherDayDawning 26-30, F 2 Responses 7 hrs ago

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    my uncle trained me for 7 years straight
    JACKORG343 JACKORG343 13-15, M 1 Response Nov 30

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    New list of ADF approved boots. Any recommendations?
    bdonk1 bdonk1 22-25, M Nov 30

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    I hate staying in my house. I hate having time alone because all I can think about is how we aren't together and we won't be for so long. Getting stronger is taking its damn time.
    armygirl20 armygirl20 18-21, F Dec 2

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