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I Hate the Army

I love our troops, but the Army is really pissing me off. I served for 4.5 years and I'd have to say that in the end, it was an inconvenience. 151 People

    How To Get Out.. - We all have our own reasons for liking / disliking the Army. I, judging on this group, am of the latter. All I can say is I have been driven to the point of...
    dafuq01 dafuq01 22-25, M 4 Responses Sep 18, 2013

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    Still - Hi still goin strong waiting for my mega **** in the sink i have been waiting for hours now. My dad is still up and i would normally go ahead and do a ******* **** but im...
    Lucydiamond789 Lucydiamond789 22-25, F Apr 21, 2013

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    I Will Never Trust Those Over Glorified Piece Of Sh!t People Ever Again. - I fell prey to the army's illusions. This story is for anybody who bought the army's lies of integrity. A...
    Bluewolf77 Bluewolf77 18-21 3 Responses Nov 9, 2013

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    Lonely Cfbc Army Wife - I am CFBC, child free by choice for those who don't know. I was a CF supporter before I married a solider. Never knew it was an issue... And then we moved 7...
    Jessicalynn12 Jessicalynn12 31-35, F Feb 12, 2013

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    I don't actually hate the army altogether. I'm not an idiot who takes what people have sacrificed for granted. But they are nothing but meatbags for the government. I would never...
    gordythegecko gordythegecko 16-17, M 3 Responses Jan 13

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    Praying For Medical Discharge... - For a couple of weeks, I actually felt guilty about wanting this... but every single day that guilt dissipates more and more. I'll start with my...
    august06 august06 22-25 6 Responses Sep 18, 2011

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    Anyone Etsing Soon? - Im currently have 10 months left in and I can't wait to get out. Move back to California, back to the west coast. I've gone through my fair share of BS and...
    fearlessLion fearlessLion 22-25, M 5 Responses Feb 17, 2013

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    My husband spent 18 years of his life being a soldier first. His ex-wife lived off of his pay during their marriage, barely has her GED, and voluntarily gave up custody of their...
    candidashea candidashea 31-35 3 Responses Dec 25, 2013

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    Clarification - I don't hate the Army (or the military) PER SE, but I DO hate militarISM and that the Military Industrial CONGRESSIONAL Complex is completely out of control. I'm...
    Cynic2 Cynic2 56-60 Nov 25, 2013

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    So, I know I did wrong but I didn't have a choice and I need to get his off my chest. Last month, I had a confrontation with another SPC who kept bullying me and harassing me at...
    amorfati2015 amorfati2015 22-25 1 Response Mar 21

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    Army, A Really Messy Yesterday - does the army hate it soldiers, or is it the 101st? not so sure what one it is, but i know i cant get any wose that where im at. ive been a line...
    ghostmedic4436 ghostmedic4436 22-25, M 4 Responses Oct 18, 2009

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    Stupid - I retired after 20 years (E-8) , and all I have to say is that I found out where all the idiots have been hiding. There's an old saying: "The difference between the...
    slimywall slimywall 56-60, M 5 Responses Aug 29, 2013

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    Fear And Intimmidation - I HATE the army!!!! And yes, I was in the Army. I left the army and got my revenge. The problem with the Army is that instead of maintaining order and...
    Christbenimm123 Christbenimm123 22-25, M 6 Responses Sep 27, 2013

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    "Not Allowed To Use Front Door" - In my company, the Chain of Command has a rule. That is, If you are a private (E-1 thru E-4) You are not allowed to use the front door of the...
    amorfati2015 amorfati2015 22-25 4 Responses Feb 19, 2013

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    I Want Out!!! - Just to think two years ago I had a decent job with opportunity for advancement. I still don't know what I was thinking, but I hate myself for it. It kills me...
    ssouthard92 ssouthard92 18-21 4 Responses Apr 24, 2013

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    They Will Destroy You - I've been in the Army for 3 years now and when I joined they were doing some sort of double-swear in thing, so although I enlisted in July of '09, all my...
    BoneSnake BoneSnake 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 19, 2012

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    Beyond Depressed - I feel this is the only place where I can express myself and feelings and be understood. I am so sad with the choices I have made for me. I've been in the Army...
    amorfati2015 amorfati2015 22-25 3 Responses Aug 5, 2013

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    Freedom: A Tirade - I'm currently in the US Army, 11B, been there, done that and got the t-shirt in Afghanistan. Getting out and I'm in the middle of a medical discharge for stress...
    AV1D AV1D 22-25, M 3 Responses Oct 20, 2013

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    Army Values***** - Let me start by saying that I haven't always had a problem with the army. I was blessed with 5 amazing years with great people and leadership. Everything seemed...
    74dannen 74dannen 31-35, M 2 Responses Feb 25, 2013

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    Drill Sergeants seem incredibly scary. - The main reason I don't like the army is because of the Drill Sergeants AKA Homo Neanderthalensis sergeant. I find myself at odds with my...
    TheAmazingNerd77 TheAmazingNerd77 18-21, M Feb 11, 2013

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    If The Us Military Were Any Other Organization, It Would Be Considered A Cult! - Just think about it. They recruit those that are hopeless, poor, young and naive. Men and women who...
    McHobbit McHobbit 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 2, 2013

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    Life After The Military - Why do people make it a career have to go against the grain when you say your getting out? ''the economy is bad, I know someone who has a degree and is...
    pokerstud609 pokerstud609 22-25 3 Responses Oct 17, 2013

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    Professionalism In The Army - I don't "hate" the Army but I really dislike the unprofessionalism within the ranks. The Army brags about how professional, proficient, disciplined...
    amorfati2015 amorfati2015 22-25 1 Response Feb 11, 2013

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    Disrespect - so ive been in the army for 8 yrs and ive seen my fair share of combat as an infantryman. well i told a soldier to do something, very simple but he ignores me so i...
    Shadowfox86 Shadowfox86 26-30, M 1 Response Feb 14, 2013

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    Pointless... - Suicide in the Military is SKY HIGH and you know why? Because the Army ( I can't speak for any other branch) is absolutely awful. I strongly considered ending my...
    BlahBlah1000 BlahBlah1000 18-21 4 Responses Jun 13, 2012

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    As High Speed As A Brick Flying Thru The Air - I know some of you may not have the same experience as me (so I hope) of higher ups referring to "shitbags" as "high speed soldiers...
    amorfati2015 amorfati2015 22-25 1 Response Feb 21, 2013

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    I Am Wasting My Life In The Army! - i respect every soldier, who deserves it. i am a good soldier, but i hate the army. it sucks for me. i dont do any thing wrong at work. but i am...
    shechelli80811 shechelli80811 18-21 11 Responses Feb 24, 2012

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    Waste Of Talent - I am not going to provide my experience coming in the Army (because I cannot speak of another branch of service) as my experience has been very similar to what...
    amorfati2015 amorfati2015 22-25 2 Responses Feb 7, 2013

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    Why I "Hate The Army!" - (plays U.S. Annapolis Fight Music) Here we go NAVY...HERE WE GO!!!! :P
    Michael820 Michael820 41-45, M Sep 13, 2013

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    "They Don't Care About Us" - Everything in the military is ran with fear and intimidation. Fear overwhelms you. The thought of being trouble overcomes your being. The...
    amorfati2015 amorfati2015 22-25 5 Responses Oct 4, 2013

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    What Am I Ever Going To Do? I Can't Take Army Life...at All!!! - I HATE Army life. HATE IT HATE IT HATE IT. Have you ever noticed that many kids are having freak outs because their...
    anonarmywife anonarmywife 26-30 7 Responses Sep 12, 2011

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    Pregnant Females In The Army - Do you really really want to know what grinds my gears?....I mean it really grinds my gears to see pregnant female soldiers at the gym occupying...
    amorfati2015 amorfati2015 22-25 10 Responses Feb 11, 2013

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    The Army does not care about soldiers and their families. The institution does not care about how much service a soldier put in or the awards he has earned; those in charge care...
    candidashea candidashea 31-35 2 Responses Dec 24, 2013

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    There Is No Such Thing As Military Defense. - You cannot be an aggressive body, and claim to be defensive, by sheer etymological definition. Murder is not a defensive act. Period...
    neinvolt neinvolt 26-30, M 3 Responses May 26, 2013

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    Hate Is A Strong Word... - So I have been in the Army for six years, with ETS leave I have only five months left - I can't wait to get out. Every day I'm counting, one by one until...
    wubboux wubboux 22-25 4 Responses Mar 8, 2012

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    The Reasons I Hate The Army - Man, where do I even begin?1- Double standards2- Favoritism3- Rank elitism4- Being bullied because I'm not airborne5- Being denied promotion because I...
    somegrunt somegrunt 22-25 6 Responses Apr 22, 2012

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    Yahoo Answers And Commenters Here Are Making Me Hate The Military Subculture - I dont know if its just me, but on Yahoo Answers Military category, other military types on that site...
    ratburn ratburn 18-21 1 Response Nov 19, 2012

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    Amoral Sheep Don'T Speak Up! - They know what is going on is Wrong. They know any rule taken to the Extreme is Harmful. They know what is going on destroys the ability to lead...
    Nivasi1989 Nivasi1989 41-45 May 12, 2013

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    Shitbag Platoon Sergeant - My husband is an 11bangbang. He was stationed in El Paso at Ft. Bliss about 6 months ago. A week after living here he got a skin condition the derm...
    2 Responses Feb 14, 2013

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    When You Witness Wrongdoing - When you come from a respectable family and a prestigious university that empowers women in all sense and purpose like me, sometimes is very hard to...
    amorfati2015 amorfati2015 22-25 1 Response Mar 8, 2013

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    Trap-door Policy - I am writing this on behalf of non-motivated combat arms lower-downs everywhere. if you have an issue with the army, do not use your chain of command. do not...
    okaygetsome okaygetsome 22-25, M 2 Responses Sep 2, 2013

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    Awol - I was in the Army for about 4 years, but it seemed no matter what I would do to help my battle buddies, no one cared. The majority of people I met at Fort Benning and Fort...
    CreateTVT CreateTVT 22-25 6 Responses Oct 31, 2010

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    Getting Promoted - Can anyone explain to me what happens to people when they get promoted? It happens every single time when someone gets pinned SGT or SPC or some other rank, they...
    amorfati2015 amorfati2015 22-25 3 Responses Feb 25, 2013

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    I'M Not A Good Army Wife - The army does not care about families. I feel they brain wash the soldiers. I pray my husband gets the 15 year retirement we find out in a few months. I...
    Ftlewisarmywife2008 Ftlewisarmywife2008 36-40, F 9 Responses Feb 28, 2013

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    I'm having a huge inner battle. I want to go visit my family for 4-6 months while my husbands deployed. He's already been gone for 2 months and I've stayed at his first duty...
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