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I Am An American Soldier

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 42 People

    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    When I was younger, my parents watched the movie American Beauty with me in the room. I was too young to understand it at the time but some of the scenes were imbedded in my memory...
    molliee151 molliee151 22-25, F 3 hrs ago

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    A letter to American people, From an Iraqi born. I would like to show gratitude for America and the American people for being a great nation and helping me have a life when taking...
    wasseem wasseem 26-30, M 8 Responses May 16

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    MY DADDY! I LOVE YOU! http://youtu.be/mJrftgq6KKw I love the other American Military Veterans in my family. All 14 of them! Some are here and some are not. But thank you for...
    2Greatfriends 2Greatfriends 46-50, F 1 Response a week ago

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    America's fighting men and woman sacrfice much to ensure that our great nation stays free. When soldiers are committed to a task, can't compromise. Its unrelenting deveotion to...
    Hanna36 Hanna36 36-40, F 1 Response May 22

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    Thank you to the families of fallen soldiers on this Memorial Day!
    SouthernBelle2 SouthernBelle2 41-45, F 9 Responses a week ago

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    Hoping all of you have a magnificent Memorial Day. A special thank you to current Military Soldiers and all Veterans of the United States Military... Please take a moment to...
    CrownedSprite CrownedSprite 41-45, M a week ago

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    I am one big mixture of things . I was told by my Aunt who keeps up with our Family Tree, I am European, Mediterranean & Native American . Specifically, Blackfoot & Raritan Bay...
    Kayleney Kayleney 18-21, F 1 Response May 8

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    I support our soldiers. All and any. I support the familes..friends..anybody. now I just need a little help I just got a phone call and my brother isn't coming home..
    Cant223 Cant223 18-21, F 4 Responses May 19

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    I fight battles daily. I train hard, eat hard, sleep hard. I exercise regularly. My brain makes my job difficult but on the outside I fit in with the lads because I am, first and...
    Michaelx5 Michaelx5 18-21 6 days ago

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    I have always been mesmerized by Native Americans.. Their culture, their wisdon, everything!! haha I always kinda figured I'd end up marrying a native american girl :)
    Tripp93 Tripp93 18-21, M 5 Responses May 8

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    I was reading if your baptized into a born again Christian your relieved of all sins AKA pardoned of all crimes. The thing I did was minor the equivalent of running a red light. No...
    7531yo 7531yo 18-21, M 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    This is the first time in American Idols history that all 3 judges performed together The coming auditions will be American Idols last season
    Hiddenheart101 Hiddenheart101 56-60, F 1 day ago

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    I feel judged when I say I am Native American because people don't believe me cause i'm so fair skinned i'm also an Alaska native but I mean look at my picture I look like a white...
    MarleyShitkaDavis MarleyShitkaDavis 13-15, F 3 Responses May 1

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    Yaas, I am. Well...technically I'm only 1/4th, but I consider myself African American. .-.
    Waffl3s Waffl3s 13-15 4 Responses May 3

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    Hello everyone. I am a proud Native American girl from the Haliwa Saponi Nation.  I posted this because it is often assumed that I am of different race, which is fine as long...
    NativeBoxerGirl NativeBoxerGirl 18-21, F 6 Responses May 4

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    I know my 50 states I am a good american
    7531yo 7531yo 18-21, M 8 Responses May 4

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    I am a very proud American citizen. I love serving my nation very much in my profession and have been so blessed to be born in this great country.
    femalewithredhair femalewithredhair 31-35, F 4 Responses May 9

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    Born and raised but I never understood why some people get so upset with me because I don't say I'm proud to be an American . I guess I'm not really sure how you can have pride...
    Blackandugly Blackandugly 18-21, M 8 Responses May 9

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    I'm a Veteran a Husband a Father Our Country may be havibg sone issues but we will over xome them. We may be hated in parts of the world but thousands of my brothers and sisters...
    Imhungrytoo Imhungrytoo 51-55, M 6 Responses May 13

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    My father and grandfather are both army veterans. Proud to be an American. Times get tough but we are better off than most.
    RocknRollCowboy71 RocknRollCowboy71 41-45, M 1 Response May 14

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    I am American. Born and raised in N.C. Just thought I would check in here :)
    TheGoddessB TheGoddessB 31-35, F 9 Responses May 14

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    It would be nice to see Black American actors/ actresses act in different genres such as horror, fantasy, adventure, thriller, mystery etc. besides drama, since that seems like the...
    Cutiepeachpie Cutiepeachpie 22-25, F 2 Responses May 15

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    I have allways loved American muscle cars and what was a old time era is back going harder and faster than ever . They are pumping out more horse power than ever before. My love...
    philipsSRT8 philipsSRT8 56-60, M 7 Responses May 15

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    I love being an American. It's pretty awesome.
    Princey88 Princey88 26-30, M May 16

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    We may not be perfect, but Americans know how to pull themselves up by their boot straps and face new horizons. Least I hope so.
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response May 16

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    I am proud to be an African American woman. I wouldn't have it any other way.
    RealmRunner RealmRunner 22-25, F 2 Responses May 17

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    Willfully ignorant mean-spirited Americans are going to enjoy getting auto-immune disorders. "As further evidence of this, long dsRNAs are now used in medicine to cause autoimmune...
    wombat456 wombat456 41-45, M 1 Response May 18

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    Friend: Who would you turn gay for? Me: The maid from American Horror Story, Season 1. Friend: Ew the old lady?! Me: -____- (Lol I was just joking with her, I sort of have...
    anonamanda001 anonamanda001 18-21, F 1 Response May 18

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    I am a 27 year old female and i am dating a 21 year old Indian American male.. His family is from India... He was born and raised here in the US.. He tells me he was not raised the...
    curiousgirl0824 curiousgirl0824 26-30, F May 18

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    I've recently gotten into reading / studying about Native American arts and culture and have fallen in love with their traditional music. Listening to it eases me in a spiritual...
    SummerSolace SummerSolace 18-21, F 1 Response May 19

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    Proud To Be American !!
    vickieprince vickieprince 51-55, F 5 Responses May 21

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    American accents are so lame, I wish we all talks like British people, they have cool accents
    abercrombie99 abercrombie99 16-17, M 9 Responses May 22

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    The creators of american horror story are pure genius!,All the actors put so much in and rise to the role.
    deleted deleted 26-30 May 24

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