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Note: This post was written a few months ago.
I’m getting ready to move to a new duty station, which has me making the rounds to different areas of post collecting stamps from various offices to outprocess; finance, medical, transportation, etc. 786 more words
Having left the Army once and then come back in years later, I’ve seen lots of soldiers make the transition out of the Army. After the initial honeymoon phase of not having to wake up early, no standing in formations, and the multitude of other absurdities that color military life, there comes a much longer period of time characterized by nostalgia. 118 more words
If you take your job seriously in the military – which you should – then you likely only have time for one, maybe two hobbies. 257 more words
In the dozens of daily interactions military personnel have with one another, the phrase “I don’t know” is rarely heard.
It’s not that everyone in the military is so smart or well read, it’s mostly a fear of admitting that one doesn’t know what he or she thinks she is supposed to know. 489 more words
Two seemingly enduring aspects of military life are the tenets that starting things unnaturally early is best, and physical fitness is paramount. Failing to master these two things makes military life more miserable than it needs to be. 374 more words