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I Am An American Soldier

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    I was born, raised, educated, and work in America.
    amberbethcoed amberbethcoed 22-25, F 2 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    Recently I was trying to convince someone he was wrong when he said that Europeans think Americans are stupid. Now I saw this: http://youtu.be/7_pw8duzGUg Demonios.
    brianthesnail brianthesnail 46-50, M 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    Need to ask some questions for an american citizens and it's really necessary pm me (: if you wanna help
    wisley75 wisley75 22-25, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Happy 4th of July to all my American friends, This is an occasion that reminds all the world how great the American nation is. As an Iraqi citizen, I really wish to see the...
    wasseem wasseem 26-30, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Happy Independence Day to my fellow Americans! Go crazy, don't go to crazy though. You don't want to get arrested or end up in a hospital. Hopefully you all will enjoy your day...
    evreno evreno 13-15, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Happy July 4th and stay safe! Thankful to be a north American citizen and for my freedom.
    cornhuskerchic cornhuskerchic 46-50, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    Theres bunch of american log in in here! why not check this box? Im not born american, but proud being an american citizen.
    Oceandock19 Oceandock19 41-45, F 6 Responses 2 days ago

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    happy fvck England day! let's celebrate like Americans; by blowing sh!t up and b!tching about taxes!!!
    ZenaMarie ZenaMarie 22-25, F 6 Responses 2 days ago

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    Not an american but would like to know more about them through posts here 😊
    Blahbllah Blahbllah 22-25, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    God Bless The USA by Lee Greenwood If tomorrow all the things were gone, I'd worked for all my life. And I had to start again, with just my children and my wife. I'd thank my...
    CowboyUpPride CowboyUpPride 41-45, M 2 days ago

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    To my American friends enjoy your Independence day! Enjoy your day of hot dogs, weak beer, donuts, fireworks and hollering! From the Aussies!
    HavingFun138 HavingFun138 46-50, M 6 Responses 2 days ago

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    I wish all my American friends and their families a very Happy Independence Day…
    zmilenseor zmilenseor 31-35, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I support the Afghan Taliban. Some afghans told me the Americans did bad stuff and the Taliban is the freedom fighter group and it makes sense. Doesn't it?
    hindustaniberawem hindustaniberawem 18-21, M 4 Responses 4 days ago

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    An Early Happy 4th of July 2015...I am lucky and extremely proud to be an American and A New Yorker...In a world filled with uncertainty I know I've been truly blessed being born...
    AfanOfbigNaturals AfanOfbigNaturals 46-50, M 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    My biggest thrill in my life would be to date an american girl...
    mustangkid2027 mustangkid2027 22-25, M 1 Response a week ago

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    A little Native American boy asks his chief how babies in their tribe get their names. The chief replies, "When a baby is born, the father takes him outside of the teepee, holds...
    Brunette4U Brunette4U 31-35, F 2 Responses Jun 28

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    I just saw my soldier! I'm so in love with him and I'm so happy we had time just to spend with each other. Haven't had precious time like that in a long time. I'm so thankful for...
    KatelynR87 KatelynR87 18-21, F Jun 27

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    Can I ask for people of both perspectives (positive and negative) to explain this controversy over the "southern flag"? I'm not American.
    Todesengel Todesengel 18-21, T 2 Responses Jun 27

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    I am a New England Patriots fan, and im not one of the bandwagon fans i have liked the patriots sense i was 6 so for about 13 years now. they will always be my favorite, yea they...
    Alexis117 Alexis117 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 26

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    I have an AR-15. My 2nd amendment right as a true American.
    DDM4v5 DDM4v5 46-50, M Jun 26

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    well am half my Dad is native American so...yea
    Californialexiiiiiii Californialexiiiiiii 16-17, F 2 Responses Jun 26

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    I 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 proudly stand up next you an defend her skills today...
    bloodstream11 bloodstream11 18-21, M 1 Response Jun 25

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    The fact that some of these "proud Americans" are holding on to a flag that is associated with so many evils is just another reason why I am working on moving away. If not out of...
    Allforaview Allforaview 18-21, F 8 Responses Jun 25

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    I am part Native American
    Blackbelt4ever Blackbelt4ever 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 25

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    I'm watching American dad now
    eman2012 eman2012 31-35, M Jun 25

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    I feel like this group is based off of stereotypes of Americans. What are you guys saying Americans are actually brainwashed about any ways?
    melsips7002 melsips7002 22-25, T 4 Responses Jun 25

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    I'm American and If they Want to brainwash ME they better bring in an army! it ain't gonna be easy, that's all I can say ;)
    Azeazal Azeazal 16-17, M 3 Responses Jun 24

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    I think that what's wrong with americans is the same thing that's wrong with the people of any country when they don't think for themselves and instead do and say what the rich and...
    Mossonarock Mossonarock 41-45, M 1 Response Jun 24

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    I'm not sure if it's similar in other countries, but in the last five years skilled acting has nearly ceased to exist in the USA. Once in a while a really great movie or actor or...
    lovelywarpedlemon lovelywarpedlemon 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 24

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    Yep they think their Coulter is the best. and are so dumb and quick to judge other Coulter's and other people's way of living without understanding it and not analyzing theirs...
    hellokitty206 hellokitty206 18-21 3 Responses Jun 24

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    They should keep the confederate flag up In SC. After all its part of our american heritage!
    sarahEhlVvian sarahEhlVvian 18-21, F 92 Responses Jun 22

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    I am an American. I was born in Columbus, Ohio in 1992. I was home schooled by my mother and graduated from college at OSU. I am gainfully employed here as a computer researcher...
    collegecomputerwiz collegecomputerwiz 22-25, F 9 Responses Jun 20

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    Although I am a typical Pisces, and quite enjoy reading about western astrology, reading about the Native American zodiac and their animal symbolisms seems to resonate with me on a...
    Tinboxdoll Tinboxdoll 36-40, F 4 Responses Jun 20

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