Military Life vs Civilian Life

787 WordsMay 7, 20124 Pages
Military Life vs. Civilian Life When we think about the military these days, normally the first thing that comes to mind is war. However, when we think about the civilian world the one thing that stands out is freedom. As a result, in order to maintain that freedom we must have our military go out and fight wars. There are many differences between our military and the civilian life; nonetheless, similarities do exist. A few that will be discussed pertaining to military and civilian life are how soldiers and civilian personnel are accounted for, their different clothing and their rank structure. In the military, specifically the Navy, personnel are accounted by a process called mustering. At exactly seven o’clock in the morning; you…show more content…
For the majority, vacation time is granted and will include long periods. For many in the civilian world vacation is paid and for many it’s not. However, for the military any leave period is always paid for. There are many differences and similarities the military and civilians have in life. In here we discussed a few of the many that are out there. We discussed the differences in accountability, uniforms in both the military and civilian sector, the rank structure and even vacation time or as the military call it, leave. We notice the civilian life is a lot more relaxed and we can tell freedom does exist and is very noticeable. Furthermore, we also notice that military life is a lot more demanding. All in all if we didn’t have a civilian world we would not require a military. And if we had no military we would not have
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