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I Am An American Soldier

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 42 People

    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Once, I held you in arms. Heard your joy, heard your pain. Wiped your tears. Watched you grow...you're now one of Nations best, you're an American soldier... I kissed your cuts...
    EyeDontGiveAHoot EyeDontGiveAHoot 36-40, F 1 Response Feb 11

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    This cemetery is the resting place of 5,070 American soldiers who fell during the Second World War. Not far from the cemetery entrance stands the white stone chapel, set on a wide...
    balmoralintgroup balmoralintgroup 26-30, F Feb 11

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    RULES FOR KICK'N *** Rules for the Non-Military (Make sure you read #13 twice) Dear Civilians, we know that the current state of affairs in our great nation has many civilians...
    Inexperienced3 Inexperienced3 51-55, M 16 Responses Feb 23

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    No we are not the only ones with PTSD but our symptoms can differ or take on different appearances especially if the soldier suffers from combat PTSD. There are many many causes...
    SilencedSoul68 SilencedSoul68 36-40, F Feb 8

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    so My soldier left a week ago today for 9 months. Its really hard at night when Im laying by myself. This is his(and our) first deployment. My question is, what kinds of activities...
    mrsmenard2015 mrsmenard2015 26-30, F 3 Responses Feb 20

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    I am not an American but I love Americans
    GauttamRR GauttamRR 18-21, M 4 Responses a week ago

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    I am American, I feel American. I was born and raised in Ohio, never moved anywhere else. I'm a son of Ghanaian immigrants but I swear I love this country more than I love a whole...
    MO513 MO513 13-15, M 7 Responses 4 days ago

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    Once upon a time ..........This Great Nation held a Promise :  Of Liberty  , Strength , Safety , and ProsperityFounded by Ordinary Men and Women , who rose in the face of...
    TsavoHunter TsavoHunter 36-40, M 4 days ago

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    My Native American name is Makawee Alawa, which means Mothering Pea.
    badgirlbee badgirlbee 22-25, F 6 Responses Feb 3

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    Your Native American Name Is: Nukpana Bodaway And apparently...the translation means .... Evil fire maker.... Yikes 😓!!!! 🔥
    expressomarkie expressomarkie 46-50, M 1 Response Feb 3

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    Your Native American Name Is: Nina Kuwanyauma which means: Your name means: Strong Butterfly Showing Beautiful Wings I will take it.
    akindheart akindheart 56-60, F 11 Responses Feb 3

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    Your Native American Name Is: Alsoomse Alawa Your name means: Independent Pea
    Blanche08 Blanche08 31-35, F 2 Responses Feb 3

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    I ship Zoe and Kyle more than I ship Violet and Tate tbh :/ Zoe and Kyle are like my OTP in American Horror Story lol
    MariexOkay MariexOkay 13-15, F Feb 4

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    I have Native American ancestors from Oneida.
    loriial loriial 18-21, F Feb 5

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    American here, this country is FILLED with idiots but everyone forgets the % of people living here that are foreigners...
    RatxInxAxCage RatxInxAxCage 18-21, M 2 Responses Feb 5

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    Im native american from the UP of michigan chippawa indian. canadian french. single male..56
    Murphylovesmax2 Murphylovesmax2 56-60, M 6 Responses Feb 6

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    Life is a blessing.Having life and being born and raised in the USA is a gift from the heavens above.I love NY and am very proud to be an American!
    AfanOfbigNaturals AfanOfbigNaturals 41-45, M 3 Responses Feb 7

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    I am an American female. I was born, raised, attended and graduated from college, and lived in Washington D.C. for 43 years. I am now semi-retired in a Phoenix, Arizona suburb. I...
    femaleofficeworker femaleofficeworker 51-55, F 1 Response Feb 8

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    I am the all-American female. I am 35 years old, single, and live in Tampa, Florida. I do have children; two younger ones and three teenagers.
    tallmomwithkids tallmomwithkids 31-35, F 3 Responses Feb 11

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    Im not an American Im an Australian i was born here lived here all my life but would 1 day like to travel the usa to meet my usa ep friends
    adelaideman adelaideman 46-50, M 2 Responses Feb 11

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    I'm an American I'm a born and raised Texan and proud of it!!!!
    Sexytexan18 Sexytexan18 26-30, M 3 Responses Feb 12

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    I was born in Phoenix, Arizona. I was home schooled then went to college at ASU. My husband, kids, and I moved to Las Vegas, (Henderson), Nevada, about seven years ago, to...
    businesswomanathome businesswomanathome 36-40, F 5 Responses Feb 15

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    ....but I don't feel like an American. My family comes from Lebanon and Colombia, I was born here but I don't feel like I belong here. People here are too uptight about things that...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Feb 15

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    It's not that bad to be American. I don't know much about stopping world hunger or war, but we haven't been doing a great job on out own. It is a joint effort, and everyone must be...
    AscherLukasValentine AscherLukasValentine 16-17 2 Responses Feb 15

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    I was born and raised in the same town in the same state in the same country, but I have not once felt like I fit in here. I do not feel any 'patriotism', even during national...
    MarimbaJake MarimbaJake 18-21, M 5 Responses Feb 16

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    I am PART Seneca Native American, and still very proud of it!
    Guitarist1158902 Guitarist1158902 18-21, M Feb 21

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    As a society, What would be your dream come true? mine would be to trade all this excessive technology for a more simple american lifestyle. where having dinner with your...
    deadheadhippy deadheadhippy 18-21, F Feb 22

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    I am an American citizen. I was born and raised in Denver, Colorado. I have 12 siblings and all are married with their own families. I am living with my husband and our five...
    momfromcolorado momfromcolorado 41-45, F 2 Responses Feb 22

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    I am an American Citizen. I was not born in the United States. I was brought here as a child. I became a Citizen when I turned 18.
    lysanderhoppe lysanderhoppe 22-25, M 2 Responses Feb 22

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    Yep I love being African American Black is Beautiful :)
    LoneLegend LoneLegend 16-17, M a week ago

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    I'm pretty sure that my family came from England and France. Just like everyone else here except for the American Indian I am in the immigrant.
    lovlife777 lovlife777 46-50, M 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I love Americans. I love interacting with them on social media and whenever I see them visiting.
    YourOnlineFriend YourOnlineFriend 13-15, M 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    If there are any Americans here message me I'll be traveling from New York to New Orleans in April/May love to meet people
    Tomm3y Tomm3y 18-21, M 2 days ago

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    Black is beautiful. Black is beautiful