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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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    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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    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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    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, 2014

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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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    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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    So the other day a Black man was hanged in Mississippi and professionally printed 'Whites only' signs were posted in the windows and doors of several businesses in Texas. So...
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    im an American for sure. not only was I born here, as were my parents and their parents too, im also a combat veteran of the US ARMY. I was a staff sergeant (E6) in the first gulf...
    jayciedubb jayciedubb 46-50, M 4 Responses 4 days ago

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    In my senior year of high school our senior government project was to write a letter to the family of a fallen soldier, find the families address, and mail it to them. Being a...
    tbotset tbotset 18-21, M 3 Responses Apr 1

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    Yes I was born in America. I love and I am living the American dream here. I am proud to be an American. If you are an American and you not then you need to rethink why you are...
    classyandclassicalfemale classyandclassicalfemale 31-35, F 11 Responses Mar 22

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    my post about being ashamed to be an American sometimes proved my point about some Americans being to prideful, many comments telling me to leave and go back to where I came from...
    RavenRena17 RavenRena17 18-21, F 7 Responses Mar 22

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    African Americans should stop trying to fit in point blank... Don't try to fit into white society And I will admit I could be wrong and I might find myself to be ignorant later on...
    LeahLovee LeahLovee 16-17, F 7 Responses 4 days ago

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    Weather you are in the Army, Marines, Navy or Cost Guard I surrport all... You have taken an oath to protect this country for all enemies foreign and domestic and for that I thank...
    CESARR7 CESARR7 18-21, M Mar 19

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    Recently the love my life has left for bt. Although its put me through excruciating pain to see him leave. ive never been so proud of him. How could one been so upset to see the...
    angieeM angieeM 16-17, F Mar 21

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    Recently the love my life has left for bt. Although its put me through excruciating pain to see him leave. ive never been so proud of him. How could one been so upset to see the...
    angieeM angieeM 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 21

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    it's only been a couple weeks since my soldier left but nights are so difficult for me to get through. I wonder what he's doing and how he's feeling or whether he misses me..i know...
    angieeM angieeM 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 26

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    I don't like the American way of life. I think the vast majority of young americans are selfish and brainless, yet I think the government has made us this way on purpose so they...
    meeeghanp77 meeeghanp77 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 19

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    I was not born in America but born in Australia. My parents are Americans and were living in and working at the American Embassy located in Sydney. I came along and was born...
    olderwifeandmom olderwifeandmom 51-55, F 1 Response Mar 23

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    One might be inclined to wonder 'how did we get here?' In Georgia a vet who was suffering from psychological issues was killed two weeks ago by police. The cop who shot him felt...
    Modiwolfshit Modiwolfshit 41-45, M 2 Responses Mar 25

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    Yeah, they are American, but so are Canadians, Brazilians, Mexicans, Peruvians. Etc. Americans are of South America and North America, not just USA, so stop confusing facts.
    Atraxiella Atraxiella 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 8

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    Well, I finally gave in and started to weigh in with my blog about American race and sex politics because I think my point of view as an Asian American man is underrepresented. It...
    FrictionFractal FrictionFractal 31-35, M 3 Responses Apr 10

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    Americans have truly become generally absolutely hideous over the last 25 years. The intensity of the repulsiveness of these morbidly obese vermin has really become overwhelming...
    wombat456 wombat456 41-45, M 1 Response Apr 10

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    I used to think America sucked. Then I traveled. Now I put an American flag on all of my cars. They are all American brands. God bless the USA.
    ChasingTheDreams ChasingTheDreams 26-30, M 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    Honestly, almost all of the people who post in any of the "I hate America / American" groups sound like illiterates with anger management problems. Or just generally unfriendly...
    PsychGirl94 PsychGirl94 18-21, F 15 Responses 3 days ago

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    Mia Love Pens EPIC Facebook Post About Hillary Clinton, and What She Says is Awesome Michael Cantrell April 15, 2015 10:54 am Mia Love, the GOP’s first black congresswoman...
    jopava jopava 56-60, M 3 days ago

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    Some moron is always asking or commenting, "The Africans sold their own people into slavery !" I guess some people don't realize that just like there are different nationalities...
    bijouxbroussard bijouxbroussard 51-55, F 3 Responses 14 hrs ago

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    I am an American and live on the east coast with my teenage son. I am not married and I am not dating either.
    femaleoutshopping femaleoutshopping 26-30, F 3 Responses Mar 19

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    and sometimes I am ashamed to be one. I think Americans can be the most overly prideful. and that's is a bad thing to be.
    RavenRena17 RavenRena17 18-21, F 24 Responses Mar 22

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    When I was 19 I met this Indian American guy online. He was supposedly 22 at that time. We were really just friends in the beginning. However slowly we started falling in love. He...
    thisisparadise thisisparadise 22-25, F Mar 22

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    And regardless of the hate, I love my beautiful brown skin. I love the fact that my hair is natural. I love my small stomach and nice curves. I also love my beautiful African...
    Hteag Hteag 31-35, F 3 Responses Mar 22

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    The Markiplier history of america. https://youtu.be/AviEcrYvvVo and https://youtu.be/HiT5BwG43eg. Markiplier tells what its like to be american its funny
    7531yo 7531yo 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 22

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    Call it alta-country,rockabilly or any  of those rock critic sad attempts to categorize music,this has been a hotbed of creative and innovative music for some time..why just...
    bookerdana bookerdana 51-55, M Mar 24

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    I have no hope for this country. People say they want a government that represents the people? We have one. It's full of incompetent morons, just as everyday Americans like myself...
    ftmFreddy ftmFreddy 18-21, T 7 Responses Mar 24

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    My dad is a veteran and my house is the only house in our development that has a flag pole waving an American flag. He put that up when I was little.
    Cherilyn16 Cherilyn16 18-21, F 6 Responses Mar 30

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    I get tired of non Americans, especially those who have never been here; Who have great ideas to "Fix US problems".
    hardnutjr hardnutjr 46-50, M 2 Responses Apr 2

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    Subhan'Allah see America you really do need to wake up How do you not know that some other nut did such acts and blamed them on Muslims maybe even the Boston bombing or 9/11 ? You...
    Shangem Shangem 41-45, F 1 Response Apr 2

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    Grandma and grandpa-full on mexican Mom-born in America Grandma and grandpa-full on mexican Dad-full on Mexican Me-born in America So am I like 1/4 American or...?
    CindyisBored CindyisBored 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 3

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