Thoughts While Joining: Basic Training Q&A

PVT Smalls talks about what made him join the Army.

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Hi, my name is Private Smalls from Houston, Texas. Robert, from Billing, Missouri asks; "What was going through my mind when I decide to join the Army and if I was scared?"

The main thought that was going through my mind was to support my family and have a good time, while doing it. I was very scared at the though of being away from my family for a long period of time. But the thought of being the father and the husband that I want to be motives me, to go on and do what I have to do to be that guy.