SPC Aveon Bland
With responsibilities both at school and with the Army Reserve, Aveon still has time to hang out with friends.
SPC Aveon Bland: I thought the Reserve would be a good choice for me because it still offers me the ability to go to school and develop the civilian career goals that I have set for myself.
They're very flexible in honoring your commitment with them as well as your commitment in your civilian sector.
I do spend time on the post: I use the gym, I definitely use the commissary because of the benefits there, and I also like to come here just maybe to hang out sometimes.
The people that I've met in the Army Reserve are great people. I met some of the officers, such as generals, down to enlisted personnel-you learn from everybody.
I am in it for the long haul myself, and I would like to become a general in the Army Reserve, so I have a commitment ahead of me.
I'm more goal-oriented, I'm more determined, I'm more of a self-starter, I have a lot more initiative than I ever would have had, had I not been a member of the Army Reserve.
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