My Journey To High School

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At the beginning of High school, my Dad would always start these conversations about the various places he got to visit, and the different things he accomplished while serving and much of an impact it made in his life. I guess that was his way of hinting that I should think about going into the service. About my junior year of high school, I started to think more about what I wanted to do after graduating high school. I figured I still had a lot of time to decide what I wanted to do, but time was ticking. Graduation time was slowly approaching, and I still wasn’t set on joining the Military yet. I wanted to go to college, and get my Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, so that’s what I did. I was a full-time student at a local community college, plus working between 8-12 hours on night shift at the U.S. Post office. The money I was making was good, but very tiresome as well. Five to six times a week I would drive 45 minutes to work, get off, drive an hour and fifteen minutes to school, and 25 minutes from school back home. One day I decided to now entertain the service. I didn’t know which branch I wanted to join, but I knew the ones I didn’t want to join. Marines, Navy, and Coast Guard was out, just didn’t seem like anything I wanted to be a part of. I went and spoke with an Air Force Recruiter, I was sold until he said it was a 3 ½ month waiting list. That wasn’t going to work for me because I needed to get away now. All the branch recruiting stations were in this
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