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I Support the Military

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    Daughter Of A USCG Officer.

    She was 21 when she joined. A last resort to better her life. A young lady who turned into a women, fighting for a place in this world. The best way she knew how to do it was to protect her country. My mom, my best friend. I love her to the moon and back. I read all about...
    kaytiesunshine kaytiesunshine 22-25, F Aug 12, 2013

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    Am Proud of Our Military

       Great rescue of the heroic captain who offered himself as a hostage (to the pirates in the Somalia region of the Indian Ocean) in return to his crew to be all set free.   I am proud of our Navy Seals (special forces of the US Navy) who helped rescue this...
    HealedHeart HealedHeart 46-50, M 2 Responses Apr 13, 2009

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    Veterans Are Greatly Appreciated😘

    HAPPY VETERANS DAY!!! Thank You To The Ones Who Have Served & To The Ones Who Are Serving Now! You Are Greatly Appreciated. God Bless You ALL🙏 & Thanks again. ♥️ 🇺🇸🇺🇸🇺🇸
    CamryNikieshia CamryNikieshia 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 11, 2013

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    Hello Everyone

    Hello to all the strong military girls, guys, familys, wives ect, out there, im katie im from pennsylvania. I have been dateing a soldier for the past two years now, im very proud. We will be getting married in the next two years.He is currently at fort sill...
    kaitey1029 kaitey1029 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 16, 2009

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    I support the military

    because they never leave a man behind especially during the event of the navy helping Captain Phillips when he was technically taken hostage by the pirates, for those troops that are here on EP I solute you.
    laia120841 laia120841 13-15, M 1 Response Feb 22

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    Support The Troops, They Are Still Walking Wounded

    Many solidears, marines, seamen, and airmen are still walking wounded from the wars in Iraq and Afganistan. Many have seen the massacre of war, or have lost someone they loved. The pain doesn't just disappear they are still wounded, show your support and give to wounded...
    hal84 hal84 26-30, M Jun 10, 2013

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    This is kinda another rant I would like to get

    out if my system... I come from a huge military family; grandparents, father, brothers.... This is probably why I support the military (all branches) because I personally know what it is like to be related to someone who fights for our freedom. I also support families of...
    AMB97 AMB97 16-17, F Jul 7

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    The Troops Not the Governments

    war is a result of failure of governments , we went to war in iraq without any real exit strategy and poor intelligence , and once again our troops and their families are paying the price . their courage and loyalty  has been abused .
    satman satman 46-50, M 5 Responses May 4, 2009

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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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    My Uncle!

    My uncle Allen he is now 29 and he was in the military and when he was severing he stepped on a land mine and he was blown up in the air. He was in the hospital for 3 months in Florida where he lives he lost both his legs and he lost he left hand. He now lives with me in...
    pandachairwithwheels pandachairwithwheels 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 21, 2012

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    How could I not support the military?

    Being a member of the Illinois Air National Guard and not supporting the military is a bit absurd. I will continue to support the military and what they do for us even after my career is over.
    CableDawg CableDawg 36-40, M Feb 3

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    Just Doing Thier Job

    the thing that agrivates me most are the protesters that target military members.  they are doing thier job.  they do what they have to do.  it is the leaders that they need to target and not treat our military members like ****. 
    jareball248 jareball248 18-21 3 Responses Jul 19, 2009

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    Having a nephew who's a retired Marine,

    a brother-in-law who is also a retired Marine, and a son who enlisted in the Army (medically discharged unfortunately) I fully support our armed forced.....all branches!
    bluebutterfly13 bluebutterfly13 36-40, F 2 Responses Apr 2

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    Always Faithful

    I couldn't of been more blessed growing up with both of my parents in the Marine Corps. I have so much respect for any branch of the military, and I support my troops fully! They go through things on a daily basis, that we couldn't even imagine in our daily lives. God bless them...
    bOObsMaGee bOObsMaGee 22-25, F Apr 13, 2009

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    I Wanna Join♡

    I wanna join the military but I couldn't find any groups abt women who are in the military. Mostly the groups are are for spouses and girlfs.
    beautifulSTORM beautifulSTORM 18-21, F 4 Responses Aug 4, 2013

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    All grandparents my brother sister cousins

    uncles & my bf who passed away...lots have served and we are a proud military family!(:
    ChandlerTitus1 ChandlerTitus1 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 2

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    What Does It Mean?

    These days there are plenty of wartime experiences to go around for an entire generation of people that I don't know. My own military experience was at the cutting edge of every unit one could imagine being in combat, but it was 1977 to 1988 and unless you were in the particular...
    Motorad85 Motorad85 56-60, M Jun 24, 2012

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    Mother Of A Deployed Marine Disciplined For Answering Her Cell Phone Call From Her Son!

    On the local news today there was a report of a Marine's mother that received a three day suspension from her job because she answered her cell phone at work when she noticed that the number was coming from a military number.  It was her son calling on a rare chance via a...
    jsluvr jsluvr 51-55, M 5 Responses Feb 18, 2011

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    All The Way!!!

    I mean, militaries through history have of course made mistakes, but more often than not bad things have happened BECAUSE the military was not allowed to do what it needed to. Hitler could have been stopped for one. And now, well the world is always a dangerous place and we NEED...
    CrayCrayBlondie2 CrayCrayBlondie2 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 9, 2013

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    Living Free and Loving It In the Great Old Usa! May Old Glory Fly Strong and Proud Forever!

    I grew up in an extremely patriotic family, and believe me, we heard the Star Spangled Banner many times a week between school and my father listening to an old recording of it.  The lyrics to it were also printed on a scroll which was part of the shadow-box displaying the...
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm 41-45, F 12 Responses Apr 3, 2009

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    100 Percent

        i support the military . i might not be able to serve my country like i wanted to .  but i support all service members .  one of my friends from high school . chris he was my best friend . we did runs and work out together is deployed in iraq in the...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Oct 27, 2009

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    Thank You!

    --- By Becky Romero --- Just want to say a big ''thank you'' to all of those men and women who keep our nation safe. Thank you for your sacrifices, thank you for the hardships you endure. There's a story I once read that I'd like to share. Credit for it goes to former Gov. Mike...
    BeckyRomero BeckyRomero 26-30, F 3 Responses Jul 12, 2010

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    To My Brother.....

    Hey Bud, you did it!  I'm proud of you Master Sergeant!  Now, pull yourself together and live well! :) -Your sister
    stigmafree stigmafree 31-35 Nov 30, 2009

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    My Dad, a Us Navy Hero

    My father served in the United States Navy for a total of 24 years. He enlisted in the early 1970's, for four years and got out. He married my mother, whom he met while stationed overseas in the Philippines, and then re-enlisted and retired out after and additional 20 years of...
    MelissaBarrera MelissaBarrera 26-30 1 Response Jul 19, 2009

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    I haven't been in the military.

    Not because I didn't want to, not that the recruiters that came to my high school didn't try, but because I had brain surgery for a tumor when I was 15 and the military wouldn't take me. I appreciate and support all that our troops do. I wish I could do more.
    Hobvin2884 Hobvin2884 41-45, M Jan 11

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    "Only two defining forces have ever offered to

    die for you; Jesus Christ and the American solider, One died for your soul; the other for your freedom." I support both God and the Military, because both have been the best things in my life
    no2clothes no2clothes 51-55, M 1 Response Feb 4

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    Yes. I support the military.

    But sometimes I wonder why the world is like it is. Why can't we all be equal and end war. Stop world Hunger and bring world peace? I know the history behind it but why does it have to be so complicated. I wonder why people want to risk there lives for others that could be...
    2p35jm 2p35jm 13-15, F 1 Response Dec 28, 2013

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    XVGlitters XVGlitters 16-17, F 5 Responses Feb 3

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    peza peza 46-50, M 4 Responses Aug 7

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    Hello everyone!.. I am new to this "new experience" however I have been looking for support for a very long time so I am really hoping that this will help me!..I am a new...
    MissKay6 MissKay6 18-21, F Jul 27

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    I felt like I should post this since I've read a few stories where girls are saying they haven't talked to their deployed man or soon to be deployed man is getting distant. In most...
    Ldylvlylcks2002 Ldylvlylcks2002 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 28

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    I always supported the military. I grew up a military brat being that both of my parents, and step father, were in the military. My dad always wanted me to be an officer & I plan...
    luvabl3 luvabl3 18-21, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    Ok so this has nothing to do with my man or the military in general but I have to speak my mind. First off to all of you who have provide kind encouraging words to me while I go...
    Ldylvlylcks2002 Ldylvlylcks2002 26-30, F 5 Responses Jul 29

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    This is what victory looks like.On this bloody international battlefield over truth, where thousands of Palestinians now die, Israel has lost. It is in possession of the most...
    peza peza 46-50, M 1 Response Aug 13

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    Journey to Germany: Well yesterday I got the news from my boyfriend where they were going to deploy him after AIT. I was in shock but knew it was a great possibility that he would...
    mrsgallegos mrsgallegos 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 2

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    I was in the U.S. Air Force for about 4 yrs. After I moved to AZ in 2001, I was supporting myself working temp jobs & deciding what I wanted to do w/my life. Armed w/my bachelor's...
    afdragon afdragon 36-40, F 4 Responses Aug 10

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    I don't just support the army's of the world , every military movement and organization there is , atleast there fighting for what they believe in .
    Mihkowakayios Mihkowakayios 13-15, M Aug 2

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    It's been forever since I've posted on here. You guys I need help. Big time. I'm so sad & torn I can't deal with it anymore. It's almost our year anniversary (this is his & mines...
    HickSpartan117 HickSpartan117 16-17, F 7 Responses Aug 13

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    Military vs Civilian Relationships: It has been 81 days since my boyfriend has left home. He is 2,500 miles away. In 72 days I received less than 3 phone calls each 10minutes of...
    mrsgallegos mrsgallegos 18-21, F 5 Responses Jul 25

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    I am a new military girlfriend...new to the entire military lifestyle and have no idea what I'm getting myself into!.. I'm hoping to find support from strong women who know what...
    MissKay6 MissKay6 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 27

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    Not everyone is fit to be a girlfriend of a Military Man, whether he be at boot camp, AIT, deployment, or training. But you must choose to let them go in the beginning or be by...
    mrsgallegos mrsgallegos 18-21, F 5 Responses Aug 12

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    I'm honestly very thankful I have this app and support groups. Before he left I told him about it and his reaction was super cute. He kinda laughed at it and played it off and said...
    thunderberk thunderberk 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 13

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    I need help. I recently started going down the path to joining the air force. My recruiter wants to start doing paperwork this Friday to take the ASVAB and actually join the...
    katieg2796 katieg2796 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 23

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    I support the military and all its soldiers! I used I have pen pals and I think many soldiers probably don't have someone to write to and I would love to be someone's pen pal!
    tsg96 tsg96 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 29

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    They dedicate their lives to keep us protected and there is probably nothing any of us could do to really thank them enough for all that they do and have gone through but I am...
    tsg96 tsg96 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 29

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    Aye listen shout out to all military guys and gyals may the lord guide yall steps while out there in iraq and afghani
    heyyo1234 heyyo1234 22-25, M 2 Responses Aug 3

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    Here is the info: I am a new military girlfriend and we are both 18. He just graduated HS and left for basic. I graduated HS and also graduated community college with my AA...
    Newmilitarygirlfriend Newmilitarygirlfriend 18-21, F Aug 4

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    I need some type of support or guidance right now. I did what no military girlfriend should ever do. I did it for the first time ever, to my incredible boyfriend. I lied, straight...
    ncon08 ncon08 18-21, F 8 Responses Aug 8

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    Well 5 weeks down and 10 more to go here in AIT. I never thought I would join the military. It just wasn't something that I grew up around or interested me at all. I mean I...
    ArmyguyTJY ArmyguyTJY 22-25, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Of every military, of every nation since the beginning of recorded history. It's been a wild ride boys.
    Arcadeus Arcadeus 16-17, M 2 Responses 5 days ago