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I Am In the Military

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    Sitting In Dep... - So its not official yet, but I cant wait to leave! I ship in April! Hooyah! :D
    ponyup ponyup 22-25, F 2 Responses Dec 6, 2010

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    Questions - Hello I am an army rotc cadet out of Missouri I am a senior and will be commissioning soon I was hoping to get some input from both officers and NCOs on how I could be...
    jmartin31 jmartin31 22-25, M 2 Responses Nov 1, 2013

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    1st cavalry 3rd brigade combat division.greywolf team
    Joryleach Joryleach 18-21, M Dec 19, 2013

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    I love the army 1st cab rocks baby!!
    Joryleach Joryleach 18-21, M 1 Response Dec 19, 2013

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    I Wanna Join♡ - I wanna join the military. The two branches I am looking at is NAVY & AIRFORCE. My MAIN GOAL: is to get my BSN degree [Nursing] ♡ I am 21 yrs old ♡ Female...
    beautifulSTORM beautifulSTORM 18-21, F 4 Responses Aug 4, 2013

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    Enlisted August 2004, serving in the Navy
    bjcast bjcast 31-35, M 2 Responses Jan 5

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    Military Life - I am in the Army and have been fo four years. I have been to Afghanistan, Iraq, and Kuwait. It's not a bad job and it's very fullfilling when people thank us. You...
    stewie stewie 26-30, M 4 Responses May 28, 2007

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    In two different branchs: So here's my story. I joined the Marine Corps when I was 19 and left on October 27th 1992. When I signed up there were only 3 jobs that I was qualified to...
    marine0351 marine0351 36-40, M 2 Responses Dec 12, 2013

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    Navy Nuke - im current ly in training as a nuclear field operator its a highly advanced school and my homework is classified hooya nuke power!!!!
    dezivax607 dezivax607 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 16, 2012

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    Certified To Be A Civilian... - I now am certified to reintegrate with the civilian world, but I'll be honest...even after all of that great information I learned, and those...
    LEBsCreations LEBsCreations 22-25, M May 3, 2013

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    At Some Point I Mattered... - You know, after coming from a command where I was important and an integral part of the team, to another command where I am as well, even though I'm...
    LEBsCreations LEBsCreations 22-25, M 2 Responses Sep 27, 2012

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    I am a United States Soldier. But to be honest? I feel like the civilians around me couldn't care less. You're going to a community college to become a teacher, I'm being educated...
    ObviouslyAlex ObviouslyAlex 16-17, F 5 Responses Dec 10, 2013

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    I've been in the military since August of 2012 I was 18. I'm a combat medic/ pharmacy technician and I love my job.
    achavez115 achavez115 18-21, M 3 Responses Feb 13

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    Here We Go Again... - I go to work To do things I hate And deal with people who whine To get money I want To pay for things I don't need To entertain myself until the next shift...
    Tahii Tahii 18-21, M 5 Responses Oct 25, 2013

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    Cool... I Guess. - I just got home on tuesday from a 12 month deployment in Afghanistan. Add me, if you want i would love to have fellow armed forces members in my circle.
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Nov 10, 2011

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    Tbd - I have deployed several times, some experiences were easy others were for challenging I will add more if I frequent this site
    ptg1969 ptg1969 41-45 Mar 31, 2012

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    In The Rokaf - Cant wait to get displaced... :D
    zachiechan88 zachiechan88 22-25 Aug 23, 2010

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    ONLY In the Military - So check this out. About a week ago I had a miscarriage. I was about 12 weeks along and I'm also in school(C school). Because of this traumatic experience, I...
    YOVRA YOVRA 26-30, F 4 Responses May 13, 2009

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    Nothing Special. - No i know this group is probably directed at United States Soldiers, Could be wrong. But anyway's, Basically my life story is i'm a student at military college...
    matty214 matty214 18-21, M May 9, 2012

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    I Enlisted In the U.s Marines - So here's my story..I fell in love with a soon to be marine, we lost contact, then I got in contact with someone who gave me his address in...
    MarineGirl89 MarineGirl89 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 18, 2009

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    I Wish I Can Join - My whole senior year of high school I was planning/ getting ready for the military, I mean I trained lost weight and did ROTC for two years but when I talked to...
    MissLadyJ18 MissLadyJ18 18-21, F Nov 23, 2013

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    I Joined. - Original Post: I joined for a lot of reasons, but mostly to help me pay for college. I'm so proud to serve. Edited: So, I decided that one-liner was kind of bullshit. I...
    KryptoniteAllergy KryptoniteAllergy 18-21, F 3 Responses Feb 4, 2012

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    After almost completing 11 years in the military, it is time to say goodbye to the Force which has provided me a stable home, income, career, and life experience that I could only...
    seashells123hope seashells123hope 26-30, F 4 Responses Feb 25

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    I support all military personnel; both men and women alike, in our American armed forces. My husband has now retired from the military after 23 years of service. I have two sons...
    momwithcleavage momwithcleavage 41-45, F 2 Responses Apr 6

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    My engagement ring from my Marine :) can't wait to embark on this new journey with him <3 any military wives have some advice for a soon to be marine wife? I've been a military...
    lifeisabeautifulstruggle19 lifeisabeautifulstruggle19 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 28

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    My best friend ... I'll start by saying I love her to death :) Her and my guy best friend married each other , he is a navy man so they have moved quite a bit ... Her wish is...
    Gypsoul101 Gypsoul101 18-21, F Apr 6

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    I'm gay (lesbian) and married into the military. I got married to get away from a bad situation and I am in a *better situation but I'm still gay on a straight/christian-y military...
    KLynnMarie KLynnMarie 18-21, F Apr 7

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    So my boyfriend is out to sea and I won't see him for 23 days): I already miss the hell out of him and I feel so lucky I received an email today. This feels like it's going to be a...
    sarahveee10 sarahveee10 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 17

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    I've always wanted to know how it really is to be in the military even though its not necessarily like Rambo or something like that I just admire someone who puts his life on stake...
    RamboResurrected RamboResurrected 13-15, M Mar 18

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    I miss him so much. I’m trying to study for finals but all I can think about is not being with him anymore. I just want to read everyone’s story and cuddle up in bed and cry...
    DistantSailor DistantSailor 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 18

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    My father is in the military he just came home from overseas today I haven't seen him in over a year now my little brother a year and a half years old just met his father for the...
    Giana2199 Giana2199 13-15, F 2 Responses Mar 18

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    On here I'm looking for people who are having a tough time with the distance of having a military boyfriend. Okay mine is an hour away (even though it's really 2 or 3 since I go to...
    natspen natspen 18-21, F Mar 19

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    I do believe that military love is difficult. Imagine not knowing from one day or the next if he/she is called to a meeting on the other side of the US, Never really knowing when...
    ruledbyvenus ruledbyvenus 51-55, F 1 Response Mar 19

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    I support the military my working at the VFW in Westport. Also I'm joining ROTC then I'm going to be in a real war. Can't wait to help and support my country. Love USA. <3
    XFallinAngelX XFallinAngelX 13-15, F 3 Responses Mar 27

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    Especially those that are going through what I'm going through. I get treated like dirt by everybody I work with. They even laughed when they found out I was in a bad car accident...
    savedbygrace030312 savedbygrace030312 26-30, F Mar 28

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    if anyone wants to get a cute shirt for your guy in the military or anything else besides a shirt. go to loveandwarclothing.com or customizedgirl.com they have the cutest things...
    noellegabriella95 noellegabriella95 18-21, F Mar 28

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    I served in the military for 10 years. I met my husband in Puerto Rico while he was stationed there. I just turned 18 and he was 27. I admired him for the sacrifices he made and...
    Sisterforlife Sisterforlife 41-45, F 1 Response Mar 30

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    I served in the Army from 1977 to 1990. I was a Military Policeman 95B. I spent my time traveling year to year all over the world. I have seen or done just about anything you could...
    babyboomer58 babyboomer58 51-55, M 2 Responses Apr 9

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    So my dad told my boyfriend's mother that my boyfriend and I won't last because we're going in "two different directions" in our lives. My boyfriend was devastated when he heard...
    tsmith25 tsmith25 18-21, F 2 hrs ago

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    Marrying my fiancé in a month, so I'm moving near Fort Bragg, NC. I want to make new friends so I won't feel alone.
    cortezclarii cortezclarii 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 19

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    I keep getting letters but he's upset because he hasn't gotten any mail from me but I write to him every single day & there's no way I can tell him anything & it really sucks. I'm...
    dnichholee7 dnichholee7 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 20

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