Greetings, I am an infantry marine currently deployed to Afghanistan. This is my 2nd combat tour to Afghanistan (lucky enough to have internet access this time) and I also had one to Iraq. I am…Continue
"The only word I can remember is Clicker for TV Remote (that's what I call it too) But he always would use an extremely heavy "Pittsburghese" accent when he was trying to be funny. Anyone from Pittsburgh or has friends/family…"
"I used to wear boxers. Any brand would do for me so long as the material was cotton or silk. After my last deployment I stopped wearing underwear all together except when wearing a suit or dress uniform. It is just more…"
Greetings, I am an infantry marine currently deployed to Afghanistan. This is my 2nd combat tour to Afghanistan (lucky enough to have internet access this time) and I also had one to Iraq. I am a mortarman by trade, but since we aren't using mortars here anymore my platoon has been broken down into a provisional rifle platoon, in which I am a squad leader. I was recently promoted to Sergeant and have been in going on 6 years now. After this deployment I intend to get out of the military…See More
"I think I've been depressed for 2 to 3 years. (I did self-diagnose it). I thought about killing myself.The reasons for it were mostly that my life is pointless. And unless what Daniel said, I'd argue that if I wouldn't exist any more,…"
"So your problem fixed itself...the inevitable always comes around eventually. See, and it happened just as we knew it would...you couldn't take hearing whatever BS lie she was telling you at the time without calling her out, and there it is.…"
Been a lurker here at AoM for years. Decided to become a member a few weeks ago and thought I'd introduce myself. The community has been great so far. It adds to the AoM experience quite a bit. Anyway, my name is Landon. I'm not much use physically thanks to a type of tumor I have, so I like to work on my mind rather than my body. Some of my favorite articles from AoM are Ben Franklin's 13 virtues and the 3-part series about willpower, how it's depleted and how you can strengthen it. Well,…See More