Post
Experience Project iOS Android Apps | Download EP for your Mobile Device

I Am An American Soldier

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 41 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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Related Experiences

    I am food compromised daily I don't feel very loved at all, just forgotten
    thuggranny thuggranny 56-60, F 2 Responses 2 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I'm so tired of American hypocrisy, everyone is so afraid of Islamic extremism- "extremists in Iraq, extremists in Iran, extremis in Syria, Yemen and Afghanistan"- but crickets...
    snowwhitejrm snowwhitejrm 18-21, M 9 Responses 1 day ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Anyone have a soldier in the 1-19 infantry?
    sandrew42 sandrew42 16-17, F 1 day ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I am proud to be American. It's not the country that is bad it is the actions of others. I think a lot of things need to change and hopefully they will but I also think it could be...
    50shadesofexodus 50shadesofexodus 26-30, F 10 Responses 2 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    While my other experiences make it look otherwise, I was born and raised American! 3rd Generation on both sides of my family (for those of you confused, I mean my great...
    EgoSumProdigiosum EgoSumProdigiosum 13-15, M 2 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    The Native Americans after removal, by purchase or force, from their lands were moved to reservations where they were considered outcast members of sovereign alien nations...
    HaroldJenson HaroldJenson 31-35, M 4 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    My sweet baby #Americano is the best coffee :-) without Americano i'm dead , useless but with Americano i feel so good so alive :P Love American I bless the people of America !
    ReceptiveCloud ReceptiveCloud 22-25, M 4 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Why is it that people allow themselves to act absurdly whenever someone speaks critically about American soldiers. It just boggles my mind that a soldier can do anything- carry out...
    snowwhitejrm snowwhitejrm 18-21, M 6 Responses 6 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I am also of African decent. I am grateful everyday that I was born in this country, and with that gratitude I think about my ancestors. I don't dwell on their pain, I honor them...
    FlowerCookies FlowerCookies 26-30, F 8 Responses 6 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    my sit left for basic july 7th and is stationed at fort leonard wood, mo. recently found out he in echo co 701st. military police battalion. anyone else have a soldier there?
    lexielehman lexielehman 18-21, F a week ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    No, I was not born in America but in the United Kingdom in May 1980. In 2003, I completed my bachelors degree at Oxford University. This university is located in my home town. I...
    mollyhenderson mollyhenderson 31-35, F 6 Responses a week ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    " this one time at band camp" lol I love American Pie!!!!
    Brianna1278 Brianna1278 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 20

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Being an Army Wife, is nothing but COMMITMENT, to be committed 100% to your spouse whether he is deployed or not, and also stay 100% faithful is the number one key in a whole life...
    pesimk pesimk 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 19

    Your Response

    Cancel
    In an old job of mine I used to work with a girl who was in a relationship with an army soldier, I used to criticise her situation and say "God knows how you do it, you hardly see...
    Robjamlil Robjamlil 18-21, F Jul 19

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Do Not Marry These Spoiled Self Entitled Creatures!- In 1999,my wife took our two young children(age 4 and 7) and fled back to her native United States illegally while I was away...
    DivorcedEuropean DivorcedEuropean 41-45, M 1 Response Jul 18

    Your Response

    Cancel
    An American - a citizen of the United States of America - is a person who knows that his fellow Americans will defend his God-given right to Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of...
    bethsmiles bethsmiles 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 17

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Historical Events in July July 14, 1943: The George Washington Carver Monument complex, the first national park honoring an African American, was founded in Joplin, Mo. July 14...
    bijouxbroussard bijouxbroussard 51-55, F 3 Responses Jul 15

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I disagree, why is it when I speak to someone about my computer or phone I GET INDIA NOT MEXICO....OR my clothing is made in China along with tools and various items SO AGAIN...
    aradia11 aradia11 51-55, F 1 Response Jul 15

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Alright listen I just want to say this I might be weird but I have a close family member in the armed service and sometimes it's unfortunate to see what happens to our veterans...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jul 15

    Your Response

    Cancel
    How can the common man be expected to effectively comprehend and participate in the web of american bureaucracy while he's also required to work meticulous jobs to maintain his...
    snowwhitejrm snowwhitejrm 18-21, M Jul 13

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Hey guys my name is Jason. Being African American has its ups and downs, which is understandable. As a young black man I felt like it is my responsibility to help this boy out...
    JasonMasters93 JasonMasters93 22-25, M 1 Response Jul 13

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I am a very proud American. I gave 26 years of my life to our military. I am very patriotic as well. Every time our National Anthem is played, I proudly stand, place my hand...
    susanbornin1969 susanbornin1969 41-45, F 5 Responses Jul 13

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I am a citizen. I do not try to make rules for anyone. I don't "police" the world. I have not invaded anyone's home, nor have I started any wars. I am not prejudice and do not...
    MrsTran06 MrsTran06 26-30, F 3 Responses Jul 12

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Am I allowed to mail a card to him at basic? it is red white and blue on the outside and his friends have signed the inside of it. I don't want him to get in trouble.
    swimmonkey swimmonkey 18-21, F Jul 11

    Your Response

    Cancel
    it's unhygienic, unnecessary and childish, I wear a kilt everyday,I'm wearing one now, as I write this, I wear my mens underwear, not underpants because that would suggest I wear...
    Richard161 Richard161 46-50, M 2 Responses Jul 11

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I finally got my first letter from my soldier! It was 6 pages long! I was excited. I've been ready it over and over!
    Corderica Corderica 18-21, F Jul 10

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Dear future I am ready. Hooah!
    yrnjojo yrnjojo 16-17, M Jul 10

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I have been dating my boyfriend for over 2 months before he left for active duty. He has been gone now for almost 2 months and he's changing. He is not the same person he used to...
    ninad1210 ninad1210 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 10

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Oh my god, no you're not. 99% of the people that are part of this thread are just random Americans (who descended straight up from white pilgrims or other settlers) who are...
    brandonflowers brandonflowers 13-15, F 4 Responses Jul 10

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I'm sorry, but there's way too many white people posting stuff under this thread claiming that they're "Cherokee" and what-not because their great-grandfather was an Indian chief...
    brandonflowers brandonflowers 13-15, F Jul 10

    Your Response

    Cancel
    my boyfriend left to fort benning for army basic training 2 days ago and im starting to become a mess. I have so many questions. I havent gotten a phone call from him, so when will...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Jul 9

    Your Response

    Cancel
    My parents thought that it would be funny to raise me to be the whitest black boy in history. I've been going to a predominantly white school since the 4th grade and I live in...
    youngweez youngweez 16-17, M 30 Responses Jul 8

    Your Response

    Cancel
    There are numerous older men in the world who are single and seeking someone special in their life. For all such men, AgeMeet.com has been created as a reliable online platform to...
    bellecc11 bellecc11 26-30, F Jul 7

    Your Response

    Cancel