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I Am An American Soldier

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 42 People

    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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    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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    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, 2014

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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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    I honestly don't understand American football.
    kimmye17 kimmye17 18-21, F 6 hrs ago

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    I really hate it when non american people talk about us as a whole, whenever they're saying something bad about us. Like, it's never just them saying it about a certain individual...
    BananaSmoothiee BananaSmoothiee 18-21, F 23 Responses Jan 3

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    so I saw an article, and it was titled: "5 countries with the worlds hottest men" so I read it and here is what it said: (p.s this article wasn't made by an american - and you'l...
    BananaSmoothiee BananaSmoothiee 18-21, F 7 Responses Jan 11

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    My father doesn't hold anything back when it comes to his opinions and he doesn't care your age. His truth is his truth and that is all. Anyhow, we visited him and we have a hard...
    DrivenLady DrivenLady 31-35, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I am a white Anglo with ancestry from Sweden Italy Germany and the Netherlands. But I was born and raised in America. I am an American. I am NOT a European American just an...
    metrucker metrucker 56-60, M 3 Responses Jan 13

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    I wish I knew more of my heritage. I do not claim myself as Native American, that would be disrespectful since I haven't any proof. All I have aside from photos, family talks, and...
    Lovelife090994 Lovelife090994 18-21, M 4 Responses Jan 16

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    I wish I knew more of my heritage. I do not claim myself as Native American, that would be disrespectful since I haven't any proof. All I have aside from photos, family talks, and...
    Lovelife090994 Lovelife090994 18-21, M 2 Responses Jan 16

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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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    My soldier is facing a very difficult and dangerous mission this next deployment-unlike anything he's ever experienced... The past month he's increasingly become more distant and...
    Slk23 Slk23 26-30, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I am a chinese-japanese american. I was born in the USA with a US birth certificate but people will still say no you are asian or a dirty communist (people tend to attack my...
    Horse10202 Horse10202 18-21, F 19 Responses Jan 3

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    ITS FOR THOSE NORTH AMERICAN GIRLS AND BOYS WHO LOOK DOWN UPON ME AND TREATED ME RUDELY.Because I m an Indian.Not one person but many.Well this Canadian guy who was my friend on EP...
    GenuineAngel GenuineAngel 18-21, F 7 Responses Jan 4

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    I love Native American men. They look so good to me. I love to look into their dark eyes. They have big strong muscles and high cheekbones. I've never had a Native American man...
    winnie19 winnie19 41-45, F 1 Response Jan 5

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    I want to find my own Native American to love. I want one who will hold me in his big, strong arms and never let me go. I like to look at pictures of Native Americans. I want to...
    winnie19 winnie19 41-45, F Jan 5

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    I just love my heritage as a Native American Indian. I have their blood inside of me and I also have their features, too. People don't know that I'm Native American. I'm a real...
    winnie19 winnie19 41-45, F 1 Response Jan 5

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    I love studying African American history, African American studies is one of my majors :D
    ImperialGoddess76 ImperialGoddess76 18-21, F Jan 10

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    I love being black. Being African American in America is harder for most African-Americans but we always find a way to make one another laugh. Hopefully, we will truly live in a...
    MarleyQuinn MarleyQuinn 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 21

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    I was born in Mexico City, Mexico. However, I have been an American citizen for 33 years. I was 16 years old when I became an American citizen. I love being in the United...
    familyonvacationinspain familyonvacationinspain 46-50, F 5 Responses 2 days ago

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    Yea I'm not American and I don't live in the US. I love it tho. Mexican and proud of it :)
    Majin1712 Majin1712 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 1

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    I wish I was American because I love America and I can't wait to move there =)
    blahblahblah06 blahblahblah06 13-15, F 2 Responses Jan 1

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    Im so happy im american cuz usa is the best country in the world!
    darcy10 darcy10 13-15, F 5 Responses Jan 3

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    I absolutely love African American and black women. I believe they are the most beautiful women. I would love to have a relationship with a woman who is beautiful. Black women are...
    RC4blue RC4blue 46-50, M 2 Responses Jan 3

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    Recently I found out that I'm 1/4 Cherokee! Which isn't surprising except for the height part (I'm 6" tall) but by the high cheekbones. almond eyes, thick dark hair, and the color...
    pgtg13 pgtg13 13-15, F 2 Responses Jan 3

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    I found American English is quite interesting to learn, therefore I am blessed to be introduced to 3 ladies that put all their efforts to teach their audience this accent. they are...
    wasseem wasseem 26-30, M Jan 4

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    but......I think Americans are some of the most affable and friendly people I have ever met.
    kolga kolga 56-60, F 1 Response Jan 9

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    American bred,Country by the Grace of God.
    dafalcon dafalcon 46-50, M 2 Responses Jan 11

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    This new American horror story keeps me on my toes. I never know what will happen next. It's ******* awesome😈
    Sparkie667 Sparkie667 18-21, M Jan 11

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    The pressure is always on the first generation of Americans to succeed. And when they feel you're starting to get ungrateful they'll give you the story of how they came to this...
    Rosieeeee Rosieeeee 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 12

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    When there are childres in USA that need families....  There are plently of American children in need of adoption, so why go over seas to adopt a kids or baby????
    bnaesf bnaesf 36-40, M 2 Responses Jan 13

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    I wish knew more about my heritage. I'm Black but my family is kinda mixed up feature wise and by heritage. I know I have a lot of Native American blood such as Cherokee and...
    Lovelife090994 Lovelife090994 18-21, M Jan 13

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    That Moment When You Just Want To Fast Foward Time Just To See American Horror Story. ?????? Why Cant It Start Already ??????
    PorcupineBoyXD PorcupineBoyXD 13-15, M Jan 14

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    I'm so good at it, I don't need to try..... Because I am an American lol :)
    hallow1331 hallow1331 13-15, F Jan 17

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    Omg I love american horror story but I don't like I've got season 2 season 3 I'm way ting fro season 4 to come out in stock
    jackwacky12322 jackwacky12322 13-15, M Jan 18

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    I'm embarrassed to be an American by faux news. http://egbertowillies.com/2015/01/18/french-tv-ridicules-fox-news-no-go-zones/?utm_campaign=coschedule&utm_source=facebook_page...
    deanekone deanekone 66-70, M 14 Responses Jan 18

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    I am a British girl and I love American men, love the accent and how down-to-earth they are. I want to marry one one day!
    stephanie29 stephanie29 26-30, F Jan 19

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    I love being an American. I was born in the 50th state named Hawaii in January 1976. I have an Aquarius horoscope. After I graduated from high school, I moved New York City...
    femalemom1976 femalemom1976 36-40, F 13 Responses Jan 22

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    Icelandic girls are adorable but there's something oddly cute about Americans that I can't explain really.
    IngensImpetum IngensImpetum 18-21, M 2 Responses Jan 22

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    What I like about it is their whole concept about nature and their respect for it and also their traditional values and behaviors,particularly living in harmony with all things. I...
    NayaAngelou NayaAngelou 26-30, F Jan 23

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