A well-known reality of military life is that you can expect to be moved around. A lot. I had the good fortune of landing Alaska as my first duty-station, and will soon be in Colorado, with a short stint here in Virginia for schooling. The plus side to moving around a lot is that there’s the potential to go to a lot of cool places (conversely, the army has found a lot of crappy places to send people as well, such as where I am now). One of the biggest downsides is having to leave behind a bunch of amazing friends, and then attempt to find equally amazing ones at your next stop.
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