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I Am An American Soldier

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    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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    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 7 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 3 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 5 days ago

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    Tension between community, Ferguson police, deeply rooted by Mark Strassman/CBS News/August 19, 2014 Protesters say long before Michael Brown was killed, Ferguson cops policed by...
    bijouxbroussard bijouxbroussard 46-50, F 1 Response Aug 19

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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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    Well, I live in Europe, never really met an Native American in person, but since i was about 11 i was obsessed about their culture. About their past and present. I actually went on...
    anouk33 anouk33 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 16

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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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    Being in a two year relationship with a soldier who is deployed overseas is one of the hardest things I have ever done.
    aashley1989 aashley1989 22-25, F 3 Responses Aug 16

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    I always wanted to join the Navy, but my weight and ankle that has metal prevented me. I have family serving and have served in all branches. Thanks God for our soldiers🙏
    roselani2005 roselani2005 26-30, F 3 Responses Aug 17

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    I take no moment for granted. I hold onto every touch, caress, kiss, every word. I have memorized the feel of his skin, his smell, the sound of his voice and I play it over and...
    macrenatoa macrenatoa 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 21

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    How long does it normally take before you hear anything about /from your soldier that's in OSUT? He shipped out to Fort Benning on the 12th? Any help/advice is greatly appreciated...
    ArmyFiancee20 ArmyFiancee20 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 21

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    I love my soldier so much. I can't picture myself without him and I know he feels the same. I know he wants to propose but I don't know what's keeping him from just doing it...
    Soldiergirl3 Soldiergirl3 18-21, F Aug 22

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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 a week ago

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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 4 days 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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    Im not from Africa. Im not even from America. I was Born in Jamaica and grew up in Toronto, Canada. "African" is not a race, it is a nationality. Just an FYI for you people who are...
    TheVisualist TheVisualist 18-21, M 5 Responses Sep 7

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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 6 days ago

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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 5 days ago

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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 15 Responses 1 day ago

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    I'm attracted to African american women I'm currently looking for someone. to be with
    david251 david251 31-35, M Aug 21

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    For some reason I had to listen to Native American music, it make me feel calm. Even when I upset or mad, all I had to plug ear phone and listen to music. It seems weird to me but...
    colonaileen colonaileen 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 22

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    like all american women as they are truely libberated lot..
    romell romell 36-40, M Aug 25

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    Would love some american friends to talk to skype with and have a laugh with
    Mustangkid2018 Mustangkid2018 26-30, M Aug 28

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    My language is American. AMERICA
    JohnBobMac JohnBobMac 16-17, T 17 Responses Aug 28

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    I'm a British guy I really wanna hear an american girl talk for hours just give me butterflies in my stomach
    Mustangkid2018 Mustangkid2018 26-30, M 1 Response Aug 29

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    I am an avid reader of many subjects therefore always dipping into different sources. Certain informational magazines I read fairly consistently, as well as online news sources...
    Ameliorate Ameliorate 26-30, M Aug 29

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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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    I am American but I see many things wrong with this country. Income disparity, failure of our education system to educate our children that keeps us falling behind other developed...
    metaphorical metaphorical 46-50, M 8 Responses Sep 6

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    American horror story freak show!!!! :O
    MorbidlyDemented MorbidlyDemented 13-15, F 1 Response a week ago

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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 5 days ago

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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 4 days ago

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    George Carlin "The American Dream"
    Hiddenheart101 Hiddenheart101 56-60, F 4 days ago

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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 2 days ago

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