For those of you in the military, how do you not get burnt out if you're trying to make a career out of it?
I know it's more physically demanding and sometimes harder on your body, so how do you make the best of it? especially if you already have a family. any tips or advice to help reach the 20 year mark?
Asked By: ~*~his.one.&.only~*~ - 4/23/2010
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Answered By: gugliamo00 - 4/23/2010
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most career military truly love the job. plus the retirement benefits are a great incentive to stick it out
Answered By: nick c - 4/23/2010
well. funny, because i've been counting the days till i go home on leave. so, yeah...i take leave for a couple of weeks. usually twice a year, just to get away from the military environment. be on MY time and do MY thing, when I want. i look at it as, the sustainment of my family (wife and daughter) is riding on me... More
Answered By: gregster - 4/23/2010
Same way anyone else has a career in any other field, with one big exception: The variety in the military makes for an interesting challenge. If you don't LOVE it, (whatever you are doing for a living), you will become burned out, no matter the career path you choose.
Answered By: Gerald - 4/23/2010
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