Originally Posted by gene gls
And 20 years goes by rather fast as you age. Many times I have wished that I had stayed in the Army for the pension at 40+years old. My mistake at the time was, I didn't look far enough down the road to see all the benifits after army life. Good Luck in your disisson.
i second this. i got out after 8years. i should have stayed in and switched to heavy equipment operator and built up a side business then retire at 38, and woohoo start my own. o well we learn from our decisions.
i recommend the military to many. it changed my life for the better and me the man,husband, business owner and soon to be father i am now.