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    I Thought I Was Going Totally Nuts...

    I was stationed at Aviano Airforce base from 1989 to 1992, even though I was in the Army. I was a Parachute Rigger, assigned to the 3/325th Airborne Combat Team, and our home unit was in Vicenza, Italy. Since I was a Heavy Drop Rigger, (we rig vehicles and supplies with...
    everlast333 everlast333
    51-55, M
    1 Response Nov 29, 2013

    My Brother Died In Front Of Me

    Me and my brother, Ryan went to Afghanistan, in 2002. I was 26, Ryan was 23. We were really close, we were brothers AND best friends. We'd tell each other everything, we were so close I'd call him a "***" and he'd call me a "schmuck" and we woudn't take it seriously. In 28...
    ddhgjasgd ddhgjasgd
    26-30, M
    Sep 20, 2013

    Please Read This. I Wish I Knew His Full Name, I Never Wanted To End That Video Call...

    Tonight, my brother (Marlon) and I went on chatroulette. Among the many creeps and weirdos we found a gem. His name was Tony, only a year older than me, 20 years old, in the US Army. He talked to us about his life, and his experiences on duty in Afghanistan. He talked about how...
    Peaceout94 Peaceout94
    2 Responses Aug 11, 2013

    Gave So Much For My Country Now Feel As If Country Betrays Me

    Discrimination has been a major topic over the past century as we learn as a whole that all people are people and all should be treated equal. Many believe that we are very close to equality but I disagree. I have only heard stories and complaints about discrimination based on...
    madsoldier madsoldier
    Apr 21, 2013

    I Drove An M151 Jeep Off A Cliff And Landed In A Rice Paddy

    When I was stationed at Camp Casey in the Army, I was assigned to be the Battalion's Executive Officer's driver, Major Walsh. Well, I used to take the jeep outside the camp's walls every day for lunch, up to a super high heli-pad that overlooked the camp. One day I took my best...
    everlast333 everlast333
    51-55, M
    Nov 22, 2013

    One week ago my baby boy left to begin his

    career in the Navy,, It's been different around here with him gone for us all but I'm so proud of him for following his dream and can't wait for him to graduate and get to see him...
    vol7769 vol7769
    36-40, F
    18 Responses Aug 17, 2015

    My Gf (Now My Ex) Has PTSD I Believe

    Hello. I as well am really liking this site because for the last few months I have had a very difficult time dealing with my gf (now my ex) and I strongly believe she has PTSD. I posted this on the new member board and the "I am married to someone with PTSD", but I figured a...
    MissingMyGf MissingMyGf
    46-50, M
    Oct 7, 2013

    Help Me Decide Please

    I am only 14 so 4 more years but i really want to join the military navy branch its my passion and my heart is full of navy i am in navy junior rotc right now and i love it so much Advice? Help? Should i join at 18 or not join at all anyone want to please help me out greatly...
    jaylinjordan jaylinjordan
    13-15, F
    Feb 5, 2013

    I Am Looking For Friends..

    Hey my name is Dayellen and I am looking for female friends that is located in Watertown, New York or Fort Drum because my Husband is getting station there real soon.
    Day316 Day316
    22-25, F
    Jul 30, 2013


    Yesterday my husband left to Arizona. The hardest part was to see him leave. He gave me hug and I hold him so tight that I didn't want to let go. The tears were flowing down soo fast. He looked me in my eye's and said bae I will be back. And then we will heading to Fort...
    Day316 Day316
    22-25, F
    Jun 27, 2013

    My Sailor.my Hero

    Hey all you Navy girlfriends, fiances, wives, boyfriends, husbands, etc!!!!!! Come on over to My Sailor.My Hero on Facebook! https://www.facebook.com/MySailor.MyHero We are a group for any and all Navy s/os and family members! We love sharing stories and pictures, answering...
    caitc91 caitc91
    18-21, F
    Dec 9, 2012

    Going To Meet My Soldier After 6 Months!

    Im new here but i am looking for advice! About 6 months ago I joined a dating website. I came across a profile that caught my eye. He was in the military. I sent him a message and got a response. At this time he was away in training, getting ready to be deployed. We talked...
    Kabk1023 Kabk1023
    22-25, F
    Oct 2, 2012
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