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'm trying to draw out an apparent contradiction in the OP's thought, not to offer my own thoughts on ontology and the social construction of identity.
On the one hand, OP seemed to very much dislike it when masculinity was dismissed by…"
"I think boys middle school age need to go through an 'ordeal" and have a rite of ceremony so they can feel like men and not act like dicks. This is the Readers Digest abridged version of my thoughts, having been a middle school…"
"I have a daughter and I loathe pink just because I think it's a nasty color. When I used to look for clothes to buy for my daughter when she was younger (age 0-8) there basically was nothing that was not pink or purple, so I bought her a…"