Originally Posted by Immortal
I was going to join! I swear! My dad was a lifer in the Army. His life advice to me was to either military, college, or a skilled trade and don't share you cars or women with your friends.
After long thought I hated all the moving around we did. I started out in college, but was too short minded to see past my nose so I got into a skilled trade instead!
My story is pretty similar. When I was of 'enlistment age' it was peacetime, and there really wasn't an incentive to leave a good paying job to join.
My dad was Air Force, an he was discharged before I was born, so my mom got all the moving to deal with instead of me...
Kinda wish I had now.