I Hate the Navy

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 10 People

    I have about 10 months left.

    I stupidly enlisted with a bachelors instead of going the OCS route. I just wanted money for grad school. I'm counting down the days. The good news is that I'm told if I get accepted into Grad school I can get out up to 6 months early. I'm anxiously waiting to hear back from the...
    Hopefuljist2 Hopefuljist2
    26-30, M
    Jan 9, 2016

    I joined the Navy 2 years ago

    and within those 2 years I've experienced stupidity, hypocrisy, and bullying. The Navy may have taken steps to end hazing but there's still a lot of degradation of junior sailors, who are often treated as less than human because of their lack of rank. There are many great things...
    CowgirlBebop CowgirlBebop
    18-21, F
    Sep 17, 2014

    Negative Experience

    I know a lot of people are going to say if you hate the navy, then you shouldn't have joined.  But I didn't hate it to begin with.  Obviously why I would I join something I hate.  The recruiters spun all sorts of lies and told me wonderful...
    inkinarc inkinarc
    14 Responses Nov 26, 2009

    Part of me loved it and part of me hated it.

    Overall, the Navy has made me a better person. Although I wish I stayed in for the retirement, I noticed that MOST (not everyone) people who stay in for many years are not the brightest bulbs in the lamp. MOST NAVY LIFERS (not all of them) are the ***holes they are, because...
    TroyGraham TroyGraham
    41-45, M
    Jan 29, 2014

    My Site

    I've been trying to find a site like this for years.  Since I haven't come across one and due to the lack of content in this one, I am currently working on one on my own.  Please visit at: http://navycrap.weebly.com/index.html
    inkinarc inkinarc
    1 Response Nov 26, 2009
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