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Completing the military service, are you going to/have done it?
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Completing the military service, are you going to/have done it?

Do you intend to serve your country for 12 months.
Just wondering, trying to clarify if that would be a smart thing to finish or to just simply drop it. I mean it sounds kinda fun, wade through mud ponds, bushes and running through forests.
On the other side I don't really like fights, war and such military stuff so I also don't like spending my time that way. What are your thoughts on this? Has someone of you already served?
12-28-2012 07:51 AM
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RE: Completing the military service, are you going to/have done it?

Where do you live? It would honestly depend on the country. I know you're not from the U.S. we don't have conscription other than the Selective Service System which drafts able bodied men during times of war.
I gave some thought to the Navy, submarines sound awesome but I'm not sure how I would handle being ordered around, and 4 years is a long time to put up with that if I end up not liking it.
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Completing the military service, are you going to/have done it?

The military isn't for everyone, that's for sure. I'd say it depends on each person's individual circumstances as to whether or not they should join the military. I personally wouldn't let patriotism/nationalism factor too much into the decision, because surely everyone that's doing something productive in society can claim to be helping it in some manner.

Personally, you couldn't get me to consider military service unless there was a legitimate threat to the American homeland, like an invasion. I'm just not cut out for it and my skill set lies elsewhere.

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RE: Completing the military service, are you going to/have done it?

Wes said it.
That's really the only reason I would join up. I don't consider myself patriotic but I'd be willing to fight for my country if the U.S. was under attack.
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Completing the military service, are you going to/have done it?

Still I feel like employers would see me as a coward if I maybe don't do it. Maybe they'll think "Eyy, what a pussy, we ain't hiring him".
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Where the heck do you live?

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RE: Completing the military service, are you going to/have done it?

Screw employers like that.. . find jobs with sensible people instead.

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dont join the corrupt US military dude,soon your gonna be deployed to Iran to kill innocent women and children

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^ Oh God, you're one of those people...

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RE: Completing the military service, are you going to/have done it?

Brazil has a compulsory military draft when you are 18. It's for 1 year. My military time will be funny as hell. But there is a excess of contingency, so most get exempted.
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(12-28-2012 11:17 AM)Spartan117 Wrote:  dont join the corrupt US military dude,soon your gonna be deployed to Iran to kill innocent women and children

He didn't even say he lives in the US.
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Completing the military service, are you going to/have done it?

I live someplace crazy, but someplace special. I don't really know folks, I think I'll drop it, but in someway I feel like employers will think, "ooh he's mentally weak, can't withstand some physical stuff". I don't really like the military. Also it's a whole year which I feel is quite long for me.
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