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Originally posted by Beavers
yeah man, go sign up for TPTB and bomb civilians
Originally posted by snowen20
reply to post by LandonFromKY
Well, as a veteran of the Army who ETSed in 2007, I can say you are a prime candidate for joining the United states armed forces. You are young, VERY impressionable and ready to fight for non truths.
I understand your zeal for wanting to join the military if it was a family tradition, but not from playing a damn video game or watching TV.
Shooting people is easy 100 yards, seeing what you did to a persons face up close and finding out they are probably 9 years old is not.
Running up hill in full battle rattle in a game is easy, doing it real life when you haven't slept in 72 hours and haven't had anything to drink in the same time or eat in the same time is NOT.
Going on cool missions in movies and is awesome, doing it in real life sucks, and you will have absolutely nothing to say about it.
Getting legitimately sick for some reason will if you are in an infantry or line unit get your ass kicked, because no one cares. So be prepared to fight with a 101 temp and acute pneumonia dude. It is a bitch!
Being in a game is awesome when you don't have to stand around sweating your sack off and getting light headed from the heat, or freezing your sack off when you are stuck outside with nothing but the bivouack cover of your sleeping bag because your cold weather gear never arrived to the Field exercise for some damn reason. No you do not always carry your ruck on your back sometimes it meets you where you are going to be.
The list goes on. But if you want to fight terrorists and kick some Muslim ass like you have been told to do, I guess your a prime candidate.
Perhaps you should consider an education, before getting involved in the military and if you do go mil, go something light like Air force or coast guard. I will not encourage you to join.
edit on 29-6-2011 by snowen20 because: (no reason given)edit on 29-6-2011 by snowen20 because: (no reason given)