Hello AoM,My name is Kidd.(yes its my real name),I recently ended my 5 years of active service in the U.S. NAVY.Befor getting out all i could think about was getting home. Now that I am here things…Continue
"That's the old school Navy with the dungarees. I started back when they had the polyester work uniform but changed back to the cotton dungarees when they discovered the poly would melt to your skin in a high heat (think fire) environment.…"
"Tough job Blue shirt, gotta keep your head about you all the time you're on deck.
As to the issue you're having, talk to a VA counselor, get in touch with the Veteran Groups out there and see how others are handling or handled their return…"
"started out as a blue shirt, then worked my way over to red(Crash and salvage) wile i was there i also got the quals for my yellow and my quals to launch the AV8-B. I understand that your not diagnosing me, but what you saying is makeing a lot of…"
"Good God no; it is stress related.
If you spent time on the flight deck then you had stress, especially if you worked during combat ops with weapons load-outs.
PTSD is caused by life-threatening conditions (high stress environments) and the flight…"
"Five years is a long time in a mans life not to mention the fact that military service is a major life event. It leaves its mark, one way or another, on everyone who has experienced it. Even the wash-outs! And it is permanent. I've been…"
"Thank you all,
Shane, its hard to explaine, i cant really pin point any thing in gereral, how ever i do know that I feel like an out cast. i find my self being "annoyed" for lack of a better term, at how things here are. It's almost…"
"You might want to re-check and see if you CCW is valid in C.A.. I was stationed out there for 5 years. And to my knowledge you Have to have a special CCW permit for that state. As well as when you travel you have to seperate the rounds from the…"
"Thank you for your service Kidd and welcome back.Re-adjusting to civilian life can be difficult especially if you go back home. The problem lies with your expectations of what it will be like. Because you have certain memories of what life was like…"
Hello AoM,My name is Kidd.(yes its my real name),I recently ended my 5 years of active service in the U.S. NAVY.Befor getting out all i could think about was getting home. Now that I am here things arent the same. I feel like every one and every thing here has changed so much. I am haveing a very hard time adjusting back to my "small town" life. I was wondering if there were any "VETS" out there if any one of you, could help me with this.I understand this is not written with the best use of…See More
I enjoy hunting, fishing, sport shooting, Basically every thing outdoors. Aswell as wood working and playing guitar/ makeing my own music.
Dan Brown, Tom Clancy, Stephien King.
John Wayne's - The cowboys, The Shootest,
1990's, clasic country (1940-1990), some rock.
It's not who we are as men that defines us.
But what we do as men that defines us...
I dont know if this is a "famous quote" however its what my gradfather lived by and passed it on to me. and I will gladly pass it on to otheres.
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