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U.S. Army

Combat Medic

July - August 2019 • Drawsko Pomorskie, West Pomeranian Voivodeship

What I liked

Getting to experience health care in a foreign setting.

What I wish was different

It would have been nice if they had better medical equipment.

Advice

Always have an open mind when it comes to being abroad and in the medical field.
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Squad Leader

March - August 2019 • Fort Benning, GA

What I liked

What I wish was different

Advice

You don't do this for the money and the benefits. You do it to serve your country because any other compensation isn't worth it.
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Military Service

July - August 2019 • Fort Bragg, NC

What I liked

Playing with military equipment

What I wish was different

The weather

Advice

If you are going to join the military make sure it’s something you want to do.
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Army Officer Candidate

July - August 2019 • Anchorage, AK

What I liked

- On the job training environment - Full acceptance into JBER (joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson) community - Assignment to several different chaplains varying in a wealth of backgrounds and roles - Inclusion into Army field training environments - Opportunity to witness several events such as military funerals, pre-marital counselings, Strong Bonds events, religious services, and change of command ceremonies.

What I wish was different

The ability to travel throughout Alaska and witness the abundance of nature and beauty that is offered throughout the summer months. The opportunity to attend airborne school before attending such training in order to participate in airborne operations.

Advice

Enter into every situation with personal bias not present and the ability to have an open mind. Chaplaincy is a demanding, but rewarding field that requires an individual to always be compassionate to others. Bring a smile and a listening ear to every occasion.
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Platoon Seargent

February 2018 • Fort Polk, LA

What I liked

Training, Mentoring, Coaching the sons and daughters of the greatest nation in the world.

What I wish was different

More time to study for school

Advice

Do it. Just do it.
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Platoon Leader Intern

June - August 2019 • Tacoma, WA

What I liked

I got to see lots of cool stuff. Shoot guns. Wear night vision. Meet some of the coolest dudes in the country

What I wish was different

I wish I was working there are a soldier in the unit

Advice

Join ROTC and do it too
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Public Affairs Officer

July - August 2018 • Pyeongtaek-si, Gyeonggi-do

What I liked

It was very laid-back, relaxed atmosphere with helpful and friendly people. I learned a lot about photography, media, and communications

What I wish was different

I did not have internet access because the US army is very strict about those things, so it was challenging to complete my work.

Advice

Know how to use photoshop or lightroom, take many pictures, and be patient!
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