Curiosity about military service....

Discussion in 'Home Defense/Guns' started by sisterpine, Dec 2, 2004.

Which Military status fits your family?

  1. You or partner served in Military.

  2. Your child or children served in Military.

  3. Your child or children did not serve in Military.

  4. You or partner did not serve in Military.

  5. Your child or children also did not serve.

  6. Your child or children did serve in the Military.

Multiple votes are allowed.
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  1. sisterpine

    sisterpine Goshen Farm Supporter

    May 9, 2004
    Zone 8a, AZ
    Greetings and Salutations! I am just wondering about the familial issue of military service. So here is a poll for us all. I don't know how to put it on any other topic so non military folks will see it?

    You or your partner served in the Military?
    A child/children of parents who served also served?
    Child/children of parents who served did not serve?

    Neither you nor your partner served in the Military?
    Child/Children of non serving parents served?
    Child/children of non serving parents also did not serve?
  2. jerneeon

    jerneeon Well-Known Member

    Feb 14, 2004
    Walla Walla, Washington
    I was raised in the Marine Corps, born in Camp Lejeune, NC, even married in the chapel in Camp Pendleton. I started to join the military a couple times and never followed through for a number of reasons. Wish now I had. But once a Marine Corps brat, always a Marine Corps brat.

  3. Becky H.

    Becky H. Well-Known Member

    Jun 30, 2004
    My first relationship (not married) 2 years Army died active non-combat related we have a daughter together.

    My second relationship (husband) 12 years navy discharged disability. We have 2 sons together.

    My daughter will never be drafted "I say" as her father was already killed

    My sons it will be up to them if they wish the military is not bad it is necessary.
  4. Meg Z

    Meg Z winding down

    Jun 8, 2004
    I haven't been in the Vet's section in a while. Figured I'd answer this one.

    My dad did 20 years, 5 of them Navy and the other 15 Army. My mom was in the Army a couple. She had to get out when she got married to dad...back in the 50's that's how it was. My dad's dad was Army as well, and a couple of his brothers did a tour of duty. Mom's dad was fighting from a ship's deck during WWI.

    My husband has 27 years in the Army. Three to go...

    My son is fixing to join the Coast Guard.

    My daughter joined the Peace Corps last year. (Okay, we're diverse!)

    I've never been in the military, but it's always been a part of my life.

  5. okgoatgal2

    okgoatgal2 Well-Known Member

    May 28, 2002
    well, i hit on this way too late ... but ... granddad, (mom's dad) served in the navy. my dad served 24 yrs in the navy (that's how i grew up). i spent 5 yrs active duty army. my so is in the army reserves. my 2 best friends, i met in the army, one is now in the ng, and just got back to the states. my kids, when they get old enough, will not be discouraged from joining up. i will, rather, support them 100 %.