I Am Joining the Military

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 24 People

    Anybody have any advice

    for when I join?
    Hockeyguy911924 Hockeyguy911924
    18-21, M
    Mar 11, 2014
    Hockeyguy911924 Hockeyguy911924
    18-21, M
    Mar 25, 2014

    I am joining the Navy to learn new skills get

    free college and meet new people and make new friends :) it took a while for me to cut weight for it but now i dropped almost 80lbs and im (no pun intended) ship shape for the navy
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Dec 25, 2014

    I do want to join the Marines,

    but since I respect all branches off the military I'm wearing Army ACU camp, and I had to get the flag in there lol
    Hockeyguy911924 Hockeyguy911924
    18-21, M
    Mar 14, 2014

    The military has changed over my time in 21

    years. I will probably do 30 . I will tell anyone that listens though , if your loved ones are going to join . Look into the Air Force , Coast Guard , Navy , Army , Marines in that order if they have no idea of what they're getting into. Each service has their advantages and dis...
    mullin72 mullin72
    41-45, M
    May 30, 2015

    Once I get out of high school I plan to.

    I'm taking Air Force JROTC and I'll have all 4 completed years once I graduate. I don't know what job I want in the military though, leaning more towards firefighter but I'm not sure yet. I know what I chose to be I won't be promised to get though. For those in the military...
    DeterminedToMakeLifeWorthIt DeterminedToMakeLifeWorthIt
    18-21, F
    Nov 24, 2014

    My Choice, My Future.

    I never thought about joining the military, I mean why should I? I'm fat, lazy and not at all army material. But one day I got a call from an army recruiter. Up until that point, I never thought about becoming a soldier But once I got thinking I realized that I really love this...
    donnabella2k7 donnabella2k7
    22-25, F
    1 Response Sep 20, 2012

    Call Me A Fool If You Wish....

    So I remember telling my mom that I was going to join the military BAAAAAAD mistake. She immediatly called me an idiot and started telling me about the aweful stuff that happens when one joins the military. She's never been there. But my Dad and Grandpa have. I'm kind of angry...
    Artemishatake Artemishatake
    13-15, F
    1 Response Sep 24, 2013

    My Process In Joining The Military

    I just started talking to a recruiter about joing the Military. I am pretty excited. There's one problem that I am having right now is that I don't have my High School Diploma sense I moved and tried to get into another school many credits have gotten lost and the last school I...
    SemperFidelis89 SemperFidelis89
    18-21, F
    Jul 12, 2010

    Enlisting!!(:

    Hey everyone! My name is Kristen and I am planning on enlisting in the military! Right now I'm still deciding what branch I want to join. A couple weeks ago I met with a Navy recruiter and LOVED it but before that meeting I was set on the Army so it made me a little confused on...
    KristenMarie KristenMarie
    16-17, F
    1 Response Sep 16, 2013
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