Cause and Effect Essays

723 Words Dec 7th, 2013 3 Pages
The Military Changed My Life for the Better Life in the military has not only changed me, but it has molded me to become a better person. Before I joined the United States Navy, I was a member of Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (JROTC) for my entire tenure of high school; as well as a scholarship recipient to the University of Kentucky. I had always been an intelligent, skillful and easy-going young lady; however JROTC thought me fundamentals of leadership, the importance of teamwork but most important it embedded confidence into myself worth. JROTC was just a minor stepping stone in my life; compared to how becoming a United States Sailor affected my life. One major change the military has had on me is my …show more content…
The physical test includes a mile and a half run, and as many sit-ups and push-ups a I can do in a two minute timeframe. I would of never had pushed or had thought my body could endure the amount of physical activities that it has experienced in the past eleven years. Since joining the military I have become a Command Fitness Leader and enjoy physical activities. Another significant change the military has provided to me is ability to appreciate being a United States Citizen. During my tour in the military I have been privileged to visit over ten countries and cultures. Being able to put on any piece of clothing I desire, is a luxury that some countries do not possess. As a woman in America I can vote, work, have the freedom of speech and work in any profession I desire. The American multi-cultural cuisine is magnificent as well as rare than any other country I have embarked. I have tried and sampled various cuisines that I would have never experienced if I was not a member of the military. The importance of as strong family foundation; is the most important change in my life that has come from being a member of the military. After the deployments, duty days, sacrifices, missed holidays, transfer of commands and finally hanging up of the uniform the only thing that is constant and will always be there is

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