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I do not want to go to drill anymore for the army reserves!
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I really am looking to get out of the Pennsylvania Army
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Hello, I am an Army split op reservist. I got out of basic
Hello, I am an Army split op reservist. I got out of basic combat training about a month ago and reported to my first drill the other day. Lately I have been having a few notable mental issues and I h… read more
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My girlfriend and I have been through a really tough time.
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My son is a marine reservist. He wants out. He has panic attacks
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I am currently undergoing mental issues involving depression
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I received a OTH for missing a significant amount of drill
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I am a Reservist and have have orders to mobilize in mid-October.
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