Did I do the right thing?

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  1. bigone,babe

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    Here's what's going on with me:
    As some of you know, I was SUPPOSED to head back to Iraq today. BUT, I discovered that I actually had a choice wether I wanted to go back or not(I have already served one tour there, so this would have been my second). I started thinking about it, and since Ive got my wife now and I don't really want to leave her, I decided to stay here. To my amazement, everything worked out, and I do not have to go back to Iraq! Im going to be stationed on a base right here in the states, and the best part is I don't have to leave my wife! She's pretty happy, and I have to admit so am I. :smile:
    Hope everyone here feels I did the right thing.
     
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    I've been pretty much against the war, so I think you did the right thing. You've already been there once and done what you signed up to do.
     
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    who lives in the east 'neath the willow tree? Sex
    i think that if you've already served over there, you don't really need a bunch of strangers on the internet to tell you whether you did the right thing or not.
     
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    Congratulations on successfully serving for those of us who can't or won't, bigone! Now, as you continue your duties stateside you can also pay much-needed attention to your wife and your marriage.

    Thanks for doing your duty!
     
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    I'm glad you are here and that you are back with the wifey.
     
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    Thanks for your service to the country. All the best to you and your wife.:usa1:
     
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    There's no doubt in my mind that the vast majority of servicemen and women do their job with professionalism and courage. It means no less to continue your work closer to home.
     
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    Good Job
     
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    Bluntly, you did your duty over there in Iraq and survived, (A feat getting strongly hard to accomplish with Dubya still in charge!) and have been given an opportunity to stay closer to your wife in the states.

    You don't need to justify anything to anyone after all you've done and been through.
     
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    Good on ya Jimmy for a job well done!

    Enjoy your stay at home. You've earned it.
     
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    You did the right thing bro. AND YOU still ARE! being on base is just as helpful doing what you gotta do. and for your wife.


    This reminds me, what do you think of that movie JARHEAD.
    Are you psychologically able to maintain sexual thoughts in that kind of environment. If its not troublesome, be cool to start a new thread on that.
     
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    Do you think you did the right thing? IMHO, by asking this question I'm thinking part of you feels bad or guilty for not going back to Iraq a second time. Personally, I appreciate your service and fighting for the principles on which this country is based.

    gg sir.
     
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    Of course you made the right choice. Why do all the military guys believe that just because they're not splattered all over a desert 1/2 way around the world, they wussed out? You did great. Thank you.
     
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    I do have the understanding that if I enlist the odds of me being posted are pretty high, so if offered I'd take your option Bigone. You done your duty, now to do something that doesn't involve saving oil wagons!
     
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