Originally Posted by Cayuse541
I'm about to deploy on this MEU. Afghanistan, Korea, Nowhere?
I realy wish the marinecorps could just give me an answer. There's so much uncertainty of where I may go in these times.
I was once notified I was going to Saudi - a lot of our guys were getting shot over there as they deployed from the aircraft.
I was given a five minute notice.
Yeah, laying in my bunk reading a book on a Saturday afternoon, and WHAM - the plane leaves in five minutes and you are on it.
And that's pretty much the way it was for my entire hitch -
Back then, they called it part of the adventure - - -
Thank you, sir, for your service to our country -
And I pray that God will watch over you, keep you safe, and bring you home in good health and spirits.