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Jani

We had an older thread at our predecessor site that's been archived.   As Memorial Day is fast approaching I thought we should revive this. No matter the country you live in, did you serve in the Military?  How about in government service in a "three letter" agency?   Be proud of your service.  Let us know!  

 

I served in the U.S. Navy from '75 through '79 as a tail hook sailor working on F-14 Tomcats.

 

Jani

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Guest

1963 - 1966  US Army counterintelligence, mostly in the Republic of Korea

1966 - 1969  Department of the Army civilian employee, Eighth US Army HQ, Seoul

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Willow

USAF 1968-1972  18 months Thailand.  Electronics Technician

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KoreyA

Marines,1997 to 2007 mainly motor pool and guard duty

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Jocelyn

1984-present Royal Canadian Naval reserves Port Inspection Diver.

thank you everyone for your service

Jocelyn

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Michelle F

1971- 1972 US Navy, USS Guadalupe, Tender for USS Kitty Hawk, Ship Store/Galley Cook, Captain's Mess.

One Tour Vietnam, 2 Special Ops

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JBfox

From 2010-2018. US Army 10th MTN. I was a forward observer, and fire support sergeant. Only spent about 60 days in Afghanistan though XP

-Vaelyn

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Jani

Only 60!  Sounds like plenty to me.  Thanks for doing your part!  

 

Jani

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KoreyA

I admit this was a wise decision for me,came out a better person.Hung around the wrong people that were a bad influence.Then I realized I needed to do something in my life,enlisting in the Marines was one of the greatest decisions I made.

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Janeshannon

US Army from 1997 to 2015.  

Two tours in Bosnia

One tour in Korea (2002)

One tour in Iraq (2006)

Two tours in Afghanistan (2004 and 2014)

 

I continue to serve as a public school teacher since 2016.

 

I agree with Korey.  I was on the fast road to no where when I joined ROTC.  I am not sure I would have finished college and found a meaningful career otherwise.

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KoreyA
On ‎7‎/‎10‎/‎2018 at 1:06 AM, Janeshannon said:

US Army from 1997 to 2015.  

Two tours in Bosnia

One tour in Korea (2002)

One tour in Iraq (2006)

Two tours in Afghanistan (2004 and 2014)

 

I continue to serve as a public school teacher since 2016.

 

I agree with Korey.  I was on the fast road to no where when I joined ROTC.  I am not sure I would have finished college and found a meaningful career otherwise.

I also learned a lot of respect and discipline as well.My family saw the changes too now a high school principal starting a new job in September

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KymmieL

US Air Force, 83-92. Security Specialist

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Jennifer T

US Air Force. 1984-1996. 

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KymmieL
On 9/16/2018 at 10:01 AM, Jennifer T said:

US Air Force. 1984-1996. 

 

Where where you stationed? I spent my time at EAFB.

 

Kymmie

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Josie Beth

I served in the army between 1992 and 2002, right before the invasion of Afghanistan. I was asked to reenlisted after I had already begun out processing but declined because I realized that for me it was something I could not do anymore after a lot of reading and introspection. Soon after I took the first steps to attempt transition but had to give up. I’m glad I didn’t go back in because I was tired of getting deployed. My job was driving mostly but I was also a heavy equipment operator. However deployment gave me a different job of machine gunner. Talk about stress. I don’t entirely regret being in because I got to see places in the world I never dreamed of before but it changed me and I realized that military might is not the best diplomacy. It formed a lot of my personal journey and philosophy since then. I’m more of a live and let live girl now. 

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JennyNicole

I was in the army 1997 to 2005 combat medic

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Jani

Hello Jenny!  Thanks for your service.  Please go to the Introductions sub-forum and tell us a bit about yourself! 

Jani

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Alana Stone

US Army 13B 07–14 two trips to Iraq not to  Afghanistan...

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