Son joined the Army today

Son joined the Army today

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    Son joined the Army today

    My son has been working here in Farmville at a local scrap yard. Seems when he misses a day they dock him 2 days. He finally got disgusted and quit. He has been looking for work for about a month and cant find anything here in this small town, so he decided to join the Army. Hope he makes it. Jobs here are getting scarce and I was talking to a mason friend who said he quit working for himself to join the Navy. If i were younger and a bit more fit, I would go too.
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    God Bless Him!!!

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    Good luck to him, to you, and the rest of your family. Do you know when he goes to MEPS or basic yet?
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    Not yet, he went down today to see someone. he said he has to go back tomorrow, so we will see
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    Good luck to your son. I spent 24 years in the AF. The miliary is not a bad life, although not for everyone. Even if he decides not to stay it offers some advantages. The GI Bill for education. VA home loans. Preference points for government jobs. Just tell him to make the best of it and see to see how he decides the lifestyle suits him.

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    Good luck to him.
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    Good luck to him. Hope he picks an MOS that will land him a good job when gets out.
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    I'm Active Duty right now - if he has any questions feel free to PM me. I'm a Marine. My brother did 5 years in the Army just a little while ago.

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    Good luck and God bless!

    Here's hoping he gets a good job that will further him in a career in or out of the military.

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    Good Luck to him.

    10 years Army here and there are times I miss it.
    tell him to grab some college while he is in and it's cheap
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    God bless him. Tell him thanks for serving for me.
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    It was the best move I ever made, no doubt in my mind that the Army saved my life.

    Make sure he picks a pratical MOS, and the military is what you make of it. It can be the worst time of your life, or the best... its up to him.
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    Best wishes, and good luck!
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    Tell him, Thank you from me and be proud!!
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    From a US Navy Vet, tell him thank you for volunteering to serve his country. We couldn't have the wonderful freedoms we enjoy without people like him who serve this country.

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