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I Was Kicked Out Of The Military

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 19 People

    Be, All That You Can Be... In The Army!

    I took the ASVAB(Armed Service Vocational Aptitude Battery) test while I was a Senior in High School and did well enough that I was solicited by US Army recruiters. It sounded like a good idea because I didn't have any plans for after graduation. My folks didn't have the means...
    1blujay 1blujay 46-50, M 2 Responses Feb 25, 2010

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    ....and now it's haunting my life to a

    staggering degree. I was just turning 21 and living in hell due to a mistake I made involving dropping out of college to pursue the girl I loved - wrongfully thinking that my move to college was what broke us up and that I could repair that. I saw the horrible way I was...
    cyclone80 cyclone80 31-35, M 2 Responses Nov 10, 2014

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    What Now

    So I joined the military in '05 and I spent 7 1/2 years in the military. I popped on urinalysis for meth and yeah I know it's a bad drug. It's been a month since I got kicked out with an OTH while I know I deserved to get kicked out I find myself missing military life. Unlike...
    Lostnconfused84 Lostnconfused84 31-35, M May 13, 2013

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    The Tragedy Of My Military Career....cut Short By Mental Health "professionals"

    When I was in second grade my teacher asked me what do you want to do when you grow up?  I answered I wanted to be in the military.  My father was a military man and we grew up on war movies.  As I grew older and became girly, and a little shy I would not enter...
    RissyAnne RissyAnne 26-30, F 4 Responses Apr 4, 2010

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    No Sympathy For Me

    Was a postal clerk kicked out for theft, I knew it was wrong never stole nothing before. Was overseas at the time and it just happened. It was in 1993 and of course I got a dishonorable discharge. I have no veteran nothing for the 7 1/2 years I spent in good standing. I moved on...
    Royw Royw 46-50, M 1 Response May 24, 2013

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    Forced Out Medically With No Option

    My story is on cnn ireport under username frazzledjazz. Im not repeating myself in 50 places.The suits have made it to the supreme courts now.
    MoussieruVoV MoussieruVoV 26-30, M Apr 27, 2010

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    Just imagine a divergent mind in the military.

    .. Brain washing simply doesn't exist... Neither does fear... A divergent mind is the only thing that can destroy a divergent mind... Military has no use for us outside of leadership.
    cyclone80 cyclone80 31-35, M Jan 3

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    here's a little quote for all the girlfriends Herr c:. "a military life is not know until it is lived. You maybe think you know but you don't until you actually live it. Sometimes...
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    EllaTheStalker EllaTheStalker 13-15, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    http://youtu.be/GAstxqgkzZc Ladies watch this video its called "Military Love" it'll make ya'lls day knowing that we really are being appreciated and men do notice all the...
    abbyrodriguez abbyrodriguez 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    http://youtu.be/GAstxqgkzZc Ladies watch this video its called "Military Love" it'll make ya'lls day knowing that we really are being appreciated and men do notice all the...
    abbyrodriguez abbyrodriguez 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    I am a long time military girlfriend. Most military couples don't stay in this stage for as long as we have. We have been together for 5 years. We met in college, and have been...
    JoRigs JoRigs 22-25, F 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    Not sure if anyone seriously cares but I have a lot to say lol. I've been here with my boyfriend for about two weeks and a lot has changed between us. We hit a bump with his dogs a...
    prettylittleritzy prettylittleritzy 18-21, F 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    I've never thought I'd be happier to know my man has been home and safe since March. Today reading something it made me so thankful. His last deployment to Afghanistan was hard on...
    Ldylvlylcks2002 Ldylvlylcks2002 26-30, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    tomorrow my boyfriend goes on terminal leave!! I am so excited! he is so close to being out of the military!!! (:
    kristykaz121 kristykaz121 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    Yesterday my mum left my 20 year old sister Samantha in charge while she went out with her mates.Unfortunately for me Samantha loves to embarrass me and make my life a living hell...
    Naked01 Naked01 18-21, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    Fairylover32 Fairylover32 13-15, F 5 days ago

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    kstra38 kstra38 13-15, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Alli4772 Alli4772 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Tpineda Tpineda 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    ctr11b ctr11b 22-25, F a week ago

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    MedicGirl1992 MedicGirl1992 22-25, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    I am 45 years old now, but was a teen run away. Although you may say times have changed, which I agree, for the worse, if you are thinking of running away... don't. life on the...
    sbrys sbrys 41-45, F 1 Response a week ago

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    At a hotel on vacation, I was using the shower. I had just finished when someone knocked in the bathroom door to use the toilet. I just finished (still not dried off) so I put a...
    GameGuy13 GameGuy13 18-21, M Aug 23

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    yupp, decided to walk to the store today and not drive to save gas and because it was nice out and a man came up and mugged me, at first we were fighting then he pulled a gun, if i...
    Jwolf1342 Jwolf1342 22-25, M 2 Responses Aug 22

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    StrathclydeStudent StrathclydeStudent 18-21, M Aug 22

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    I feel so lost and broken. I got a letter yesterday from my boyfriend saying he's done things in our relationship he's not proud of. He never had any sexual relations with anyone...
    corkey101 corkey101 18-21, F Aug 22

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    "Confused, Complain." 4.12.15 I'm 14. I'm always in situations where I'm always so close to something. Or so far from an opportunity I then wither out of control. What I'm...
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    so, earlier this year I had a horrible experience that I will share with you now. I was supposed to be a MOH for my (ex) bff who is getting married next month. this one day in...
    Azureeblue Azureeblue 31-35, F 2 Responses Aug 20

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    waywardgirl98 waywardgirl98 16-17, F Aug 20

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    Ridingtonewyork Ridingtonewyork 16-17, F Aug 19

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    Hi ladies, well its a possibility that I may be a soon to be army wife. My husband a was Navy Sailor who was honorably discharged and came back home from Pearl Harbor, Hawaii back...
    VaniaAbel VaniaAbel 18-21, F Aug 18

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    Sandboxx was created by a USMC Major General and allows you to send physical letters form the app to members of the military. There are currently over 3,500 service members who...
    SandboxxMilitaryApp SandboxxMilitaryApp 22-25 Aug 18

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    Anyone have a relationship that goes on and off for years ? I feel like no one understand because dating in the military is hard .I feel like his family and friends look at us like...
    kellner27 kellner27 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 17

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    I had a very rough childhood, my parents lost custody of me a few times and I went into 11 foster homes throughout my life and got kicked out or switched. The first foster home I...
    erxnio erxnio 16-17, F 4 Responses Aug 17

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    It my boyfriend in high school .We did not start dating until after high school .First 2 years got station over Japan we were on and off .He got deployed one time to afghan.I...
    kellner27 kellner27 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 16

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    i have to say i have the utmost respect for all military. even as a civi that was never served, eligible or related. brothers and sisters in arms are the direct reason i am still...
    stormofself stormofself 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 16

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