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Old 09-23-2013, 06:50 PM   #11
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Thanks you guys! And a special thanks to Trip for his help and advice that led me to realize what I want to do for me

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Good luck with your chosen path! I think you will have some good company on it.

BTW, i'm glad this wasn't the "coming out of the closet" thread it looked like.


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Congratulations Shag. You will no doubt be a better man for it. God bless you and may he watch over you and keep you safe.


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Congrats Shag. Best of luck to you. Don't take your moms reaction the wrong way...she has an eye for squiddies.


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We sent a young boy to the Marines many years ago. The USMC return to us a very mature man 12 years later. good luck.

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Semper Fi - Marine green ain't cheap, just remember they can't kill or eat ya , if you pass the test welcome to the hood.

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Good luck. Just remember take it one day at a time. And make the best of it... it is and will be what you make it. And how much you put into it.... and. If you can't run 5 miles... you better start running!

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My mom cried when I left for the army too. It's no big deal that's what mothers do.



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Originally Posted by ShagNasty1001 View Post
Just got back home from my parents house for my sisters birthday dinner. While there, had a chance to talk to them about a decision I've made about my life. I had been tossing around the idea about joining the military and finally made up my mind. While unofficial at the current moment, I should be swearing in with the United States Marine Corps by the end of next week hopefully. Their reaction was better than expected. My dad was surprised it had taken me this long and asked why not navy (he's a navy officer) but fully supports me and my mom, while isn't fully supportive at the moment, understands and cried a lot. Overall though it was a lot better than I had thought
huge congrats Shag! wow! you gonna be a Jarhead!

seriously, that is great and just know you have some members here that are proud of the decision you made to serve your country.
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