Why I want to be a Naval Officer

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Discuss your reasons for wanting to become a Naval Nurse Officer. (Limit 2500 characters) As a young man entering my senior year of high school, my mind races as I try to figure out what it is that I’ll commit my life to. What will be the driving passion, the purpose of my existence, the reason I get out of bed every morning to face another day of this life? Some people would try to encourage me to choose a career simply for its potential to make me wealthy. However, looking at the degenerate lives of the rich and the famous around the world, its apparent to me that the pursuit of earthly riches alone isn’t all that it’s cracked up to be. I’d rather spend my days in pursuit of something more fulfilling. As far as I can tell from my…show more content…
Because I’ve never had to face these destructive parts of the human experience, my heart is broken when I hear that others are forced to live in the midst of these things every day of their lives. Whether in the harsh, crime ridden streets of St. Louis, Camden, and Detroit or in the revolution-era Syria and Egypt, I wish to devote my life to the fight for equality, democracy, and justice. I hope that through my efforts and the efforts of my fellow servicemen and women that more people will be able to grow up with an experience like mine, where they have all that they need. I hope to aid in the creation of a global environment peace and good fortune. Looking back to the scripture when it says “…who love God and are called according to his purpose,” I get the feeling that as an officer in the world’s most powerful navy working for the good of human kind, I’d be fulfilling God’s purpose for me on the Earth. I was taught to believe that God is just in all his ways and that as the lord of the universe he is the ultimate judge who wishes to rid his creation of evil. With that in mind I would gladly dedicate my life to this “global force for good” that wishes to rid this world of tyranny and
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