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Old 05-16-2015, 08:57 PM   #1
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Thinking of enlisting

Hey guys how's it going. I'm 22 years old right now. Haven't done a day of college since high school and currently working in a steakhouse as a cook. Lately I've realized I need more than what my current job gives me, one being a better skill set, two I really just wanna see the world and other places and serve the nation. Any advice from current active duty or former military? By the way Im interested in the navy


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Navy would be a good way to explore the world, Im in the Army. All Ive seen is the east coast, germany, iraq, kuwait, afghanistan, and Jordan.

If you want to do school, i suggest reserves or NG.
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Navy would be a good way to explore the world, Im in the Army. All Ive seen is the east coast, germany, iraq, kuwait, afghanistan, and Jordan.

If you want to do school, i suggest reserves or NG.
This^^^^^^^ The military is totally is different nowadays.
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I'm not sure I really wanna do school honestly. Not at the moment. I just really wanna do something different. Something that most people don't ever get to do.
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I'm not sure I really wanna do school honestly. Not at the moment. I just really wanna do something different. Something that most people don't ever get to do.
Where do you see yourself in 10 yrs? You could go talk to a recruiter.
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Folks will say the military is different now-a-days, and I believe them. I did 21+ years in the Navy and I enjoyed it. I was a Radioman and it's because of that work that I'm making 100K + now. No college either. My advise would be, as suggested, talk to the recruiter. You can see a lot of the world. I actually sailed around the world. Your initial investment would probably be 4 years. Based on your current situation, even if you don't want to stay in the military, you'll come out of it with training and experience. You could do worse!
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Folks will say the military is different now-a-days, and I believe them. I did 21+ years in the Navy and I enjoyed it. I was a Radioman and it's because of that work that I'm making 100K + now. No college either. My advise would be, as suggested, talk to the recruiter. You can see a lot of the world. I actually sailed around the world. Your initial investment would probably be 4 years. Based on your current situation, even if you don't want to stay in the military, you'll come out of it with training and experience. You could do worse!
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To answer your question Felix, I honestly don't know where i see myself in 10 years. From suggestions I think I'll just have to go talk to the recruiter now.
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To answer your question Felix, I honestly don't know where i see myself in 10 years. From suggestions I think I'll just have to go talk to the recruiter now.
Hey if you have nothing going, why not?
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Yea. Kinda what I'm thinking. Probably gonna go up there on my day off.
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