...in my boxers...
Recently, I've been posting here a bit more, because I missed writing poetry after a sabatical(sp) from it, and I garnish inspiration from pip. So, hence, I'm active again.
Recently, active has come to mean a lot more to me. I'm in the process of working on the details of joining the US Marines, likeli active. Some of you may remember a thread months and months ago (within the last year, though, I believe) in which I was considering joining the ARMY via the ROTC. After being unable to fully commit myself to the ARMY, I started college early, and graduated from high school. Here, now, I'm now more prepared for the thought of signing four years of my life away. Not only that, but researching a bit, I feel desirous to join in the traditions of the Marines.
The honor of serving the United States of America, the character development, and educational assistence are part of my multi-facted desire to join.
From what I've been told, if/when I sign the contract, I probably won't be sent to Basic till next Feb/Apr.
I was curious, what are you thoughts on the US Marines, or, at least, the military services as a whole? Are any of you personally involved?
Thanks for your time.