It doesn't have to be either of those, you get more experience and knowledge there than you will at a college... it's great to better your future.
Well...Yes, I'm 2.5 years into my service and its taught me alot about life. I can drive a tank now, so thats nice.
Originally Posted by GerrysamHD
Its something i'v always wanted to do, so i decided JUST DO IT !
In that case, you're gonna have a blast, I'm not in the US army but I don't think basic is too different here. But I had lots of fun and got an award type thing for being the best...Dunno if they do that stuff in the US but if they do, go for it.
Low chance of deployment for most people atm so I think he will be good, even people who are trying and putting their hands up to deploy aren't getting it. He'll probably be stationed at a base doing his job for a few years if he even gets deployed at all