I've been thinking about joining the military..which branch?

I'm in college right now..but i'm not motivated. not really trying my best in school..still live with my parents(i'm 21)....and I just really want to get out on my own and experience different things. I know for a fact that i want to see different parts of the and europe mostly. I understand that where ever they assign you that's where you go. But in you mind, which branch offers you the best opportunity to go overseas?

Asked By: pens90 - 5/7/2008
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I was flunking out of UTEP when I joined the Army, but after a single winter rotation to CMTC Hohenfelds I never made anything but an A in a class -- for the next 16 years and 4 degrees. Muddy snow (or is it snowy mud) is a great way to put your life in perspective... More
Answered By: psychedelic_harry - 5/7/2008
Additional Answers (34)
The navy....
Answered By: genius - 5/7/2008
no branch =)
Answered By: blah - 5/7/2008
Answered By: Allie♥ - 5/7/2008
The Marines..
Answered By: Person E - 5/7/2008
Answered By: gary s - 5/7/2008
Answered By: G$ - 5/7/2008
dont do it, some retard commander in chief will make you go to Iraq
Answered By: Dave87gn - 5/7/2008
If you're smart...join the air force.
Answered By: Noah A - 5/7/2008
you know, you dont have to join the military and risk your life JUST BECAUSE you want to get out and experience different things. you can travel to these places. with friends or on your own.
Answered By: vanessa - 5/7/2008
Navy bro! Defiantly! YOU go everywhere!! Don't get visible tatts their getting strict about that now!!
Answered By: ~{Jonny D}~ - 5/7/2008
finish college at the naval academy they pay you and you a branch for helping people and your country plus with the money they give u could get an apartment or better
Answered By: PenguinLuver - 5/7/2008
You want to go overseas? Go Army. A first class ticket awaits you!
Answered By: Watching in Westminster - 5/7/2008
i bet if you were in the army as soon as u got done with basic training you would be sent out
Answered By: birdman88jr - 5/7/2008
navy maybe airforce but most definatly navy
Answered By: zoritoma - 5/7/2008
NOT the branch where you are most likely to get killed by an IED bomb
Answered By: tomahawk - 5/7/2008
Army all the way, thats what my dad did and what im going to do, you have to be able to kill somone(warning)
Answered By: xXEl DuceXx - 5/7/2008
The Marines Rock!
Answered By: Wild Honey - 5/7/2008
The easiest and best branches are the air force, you can be fat and lazy and get paid. The army , you pick up rank fast... More
Answered By: Gonzo - 5/7/2008
Air Force-after you can use the training in civilian life depending on which job you choose.
Answered By: Ed F - 5/7/2008
it's about equal w/ each branch. now you should be looking at which branch will give you the best job opportunities w/i and allows you to get better jobs when you come out. i would say air force. my best friend and her husband have both been stationed in england, as well as state-side. they have also gone to the... More
Answered By: Sonja B - 5/7/2008
DONT! travel if you want to go places but, my brother made the same mistake, thought he had nuthin to lose, and right when he fell in love and wanted to get married, BAM!, they send him to iraq. military is just violence, i respect our soldiers definitaly, but, theres no point in dieing to do sumthin you could do on a... More
Answered By: BROOKE - 5/7/2008
Join the navy! I leave for basic May 14th. Travel the world, and meet the women living on the seven seas. ;) Good times ahead. lol
Answered By: draco99_99 - 5/7/2008
my brother spent 27 years in the airforce. he loved it. he got to see much of the world. depends on how close to action you want to get. never went ot the gulf for the war... More
Answered By: thingsrgettingbetter - 5/7/2008
Man, I know exactly how to feel. Personally, I'm going Army, but if want to see the world... aside from Baghdad or Kabul, then I'd probably go Navy. Beyond that, do some serious research into the military and everything that's going on before you toss yourself into this mess. That show on PBS, Carrier, about the Navy... More
Answered By: ruthaford_jive - 5/7/2008
Join the Navy and be a Seal, they are the best of the best.
Answered By: TheGeneral - 5/7/2008
Airforce--all the way!
Answered By: val - 5/7/2008
Hi friend,Here is my advice,The Navy 100% for you.I was in 4 years F-14 squadron.I saw most all of Europe and many more places.In the Navy when you go on cruise for 6 months you will port in many differant places and on whats called work-ups ect.In all other branch of the military you will be sent to one country and... More
Answered By: Mr. Outdoors! - 5/7/2008
Join the Navy and See the world. So what do you want to do? Look at all the services and find out the type of job you want to do. Then find out where you can stationed. This is important.
Answered By: bboy2000 - 5/7/2008
Army and Marrines can take you on a non stop flight to affganistan, iran, or iraq. Air force and army are big in germany and europe, Navy best to travel, select a field which has sea duty, I was on the USS Midway for 6 years saw 16 diff countries. If you want motivation go marrines they'll motivate you really quick... More
Answered By: 4evergreen - 5/7/2008
wow! there are really a bunch of misinformed, or unpatriotic, or all the the above idiots up in here. First, thanks for your patriotism and even considering even enlisting. To answer your question, they've all got their advantages and perks... More
Answered By: blntennis - 5/7/2008
I am in the exact same position, I just joined the Navy and Ship out for Basic in November. If you want to see the world join the navy for sure...I am going into Special Warfare so I won't see a huge amount of Large Carriers or cruises but I am excited for sure! Goodluck with all that you do!
Answered By: cpwilson123 - 5/7/2008
go big or go home baby. become a marine.
Answered By: rock out - 5/7/2008
Overseas? Navy or Marines Corps. Navy because that's what they do and Marine Corps because that's what they do and they're also small. The Commandant of The Marine Corps has stated that ALL Marines will do a tour in either Iraq or Afganistan... More
Answered By: exhortera - 5/7/2008
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Answered By: David T - 5/8/2008
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