I Want To Join The Military But I'm Afraid That They Would Sent Me To The Middle East, What Should I Do?
I'm Not A Coward But I Want To Stay Alive. I Want To Be An Infantryman, So What Kind Of Jobs In The Infantry Would Keep Me In The Base And Not The Combat Zone If I Was Sent Over?
Asked By: God's Warrior - 9/3/2010
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I really don't think you want to be Infantry and you do sound a lil bit chicken to me. (I only say this because) if you didnt want to fight, I can handle that and highly respet it. My problem is this you "WANT TO BE INFANTRY" in name... but not "BLOOD". Then WHY CHOOSE INFANTRY. There are NO INFANTRY jobs that keep... More
Answered By: pworkmanjr - 9/3/2010
Additional Answers (17)
I think you are missing the point of joining the military. They own you and can send you anywhere anytime.
Answered By: Sorcha003 - 9/3/2010
you wont have much of a choice in it. and you will be sent to the middle east.
Answered By: doogy - 9/3/2010
The mission of the Infantry is to close with and kill or capture the enemy through maneuver and firepower...pretty self explanatory You need to look elsewhere...stay out of my Army
Answered By: redleg - 9/3/2010
If you join the military, you are likely to be sent anywhere. There are no "safe" jobs in the military. Get some other job if you want to stay alive.
Answered By: Stella - 9/3/2010
join the merchant marine or the coast guard.
Answered By: Joe Dangelo - 9/3/2010
Join the peace corps. No guns, no fighting, and no spine.
Answered By: me_mortician - 9/3/2010
Infantryman will be over there in the fighting, that's their job. If you don't want to see combat then join intelligence or the reserves.
Answered By: Respect My Authoritah - 9/3/2010
Join the Girl Scouts.
Answered By: ROBERT - 9/3/2010
Your question makes you seem like that kid on the high school football team that just wanted to wear the jersey to school and had no real business being on the team... More
Answered By: AveJoe - 9/3/2010
Get a job collecting carts and the Piggly Wiggly instead.
Answered By: Randy B - 9/3/2010
Ahhh i want to be a pilot but i really dont want to fly the plane i just want to sit in the cockpit and pretend to be a pilot , about the same analogy isnt it
Answered By: justine 2 - 9/3/2010
Peacekeeping might, but the USA has peacemaking to do.
Answered By: FTBS - 9/3/2010
if you were to join, you would be sent overseas....most likely afghanistan or iraq...as infantry probably afghanistan.... You are trained to do your job...if your in infantry or any combat job you will be in a combat zone... if you dont want to be then choose another job... I'm sure the other infantrymen wouldn't want... More
Answered By: Nicole - 9/3/2010
I wanted to avoid being drafted (1969) and sent to Vietnam as a soldier or marine, so I joined the Navy. I liked the lifestyle so much that I stayed for twenty years. It wasn't all fun every day, but there were more good days than bad days, and now I have a pension rolling in every month.
Answered By: Vincent - 9/3/2010
First, everyone wants to live a full life. But being an infantryman means going out to where the bad guys are. You can't be an infantryman and stay in the rear.
Answered By: Gil - 9/3/2010
This a good trolling attempt. I have to say you've angered a lot of people. If you are serious however you are very stupid if you think you can be in infantry and not do a thing.
Answered By: Phill - 9/3/2010
FEAR NOT! For our divine leader, Obama the Chosen One, has decreed our mission in Iraq completed! That means you'd only have to worry about Afghanistan, ...which is an even BIGGER shit-hole than Iraq!
Answered By: CV59StormVet - 9/3/2010
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