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June 25th, 2013, 07:52 AM
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What was your live like before military life? Where you in school, living with her parents, trying to figure out what you wanted to do with your life? Tell us your story.

Here is mine...
- I was only 18 years old.
- I was only dating my now dh and hadn't even though about moving out of GA.
- I worked full time at a credit card call center
- I was going to school for early childhood edu.
- I lived with my parents and loved it
- I spend 90% of my downtime with my best friend
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June 25th, 2013, 05:13 PM
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I was 20
Going to school for early childhood
Living with my dad
working full time at before and after school care
dating someone in the military wasn't even in my radar...until I met dh. LOL
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June 25th, 2013, 11:07 PM
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I was 24. Married to dh since I was just shy of 21. We lived with my parents to work on our finances. I was an assistant branch manager at a small bank. We decided to try getting pregnant while dh was in the process of joining the army and had a baby 2 weeks before basic training.

(I'm from a navy town and grew up swearing I'd never marry someone in the military. then I met and married dh and he ended up joining lol)
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June 26th, 2013, 05:46 AM
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I was working as a veterinary technician. Decided I needed something more at that time and at age 23 I joined the Army! That's how I met my husband.
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July 1st, 2013, 11:34 AM
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My dad was career Navy and retired right before I went to college. Then I spent a few years in the working world after graduation before joining the Coast Guard. After I got medically discharged I married a Coastie. So really, my whole life except fokr a few years has been all military.
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