Air Force of Marines?

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    Im 15 years old and have always thought I would go into the Air force, but now I have no clue if I want that or the Marines. Which would be better? I have a while to decide but I will definetly join the military but which branch?
     
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    Air Force actually gives you a skill set you can use in civilian life. And..you get to travel a bit more.
     
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    I joined the AF and never regretted it. I spent most of my time overseas and loved it.

    After seeing how Marines live (God Bless em!) I'm glad I didn't join them. Go to AF and Marine Bases and ask for tours, talk to those who are already serving and size up both branches. Do you have any relatives that served? Talk to them, they'll be honest with ya'.

    That being said, either branch would be just fine. I have to ask though; what's your GPA and do you have plans to go to college? If I were in your shoes I'd get a degree (in anything) then re-evaluate a hitch in the service.

    Your view of the world can change dramatically from 15 to 19 to 22 years old. Feel free PM me if you want to talk about anything in depth. Good luck!
     
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    ...but I am also a little biased.
     
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    If you're a hard ass, join the Marines. If not, pick another branch.
     
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    I have a GPA of 93.somthin. I used to have a stepdad in the Air Force
     
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    93?
     
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    Your GPA should be somethin' like 2.8 or 3.2. 4.0 being straight A's. Either check your last report card or ask the administration at the school you go to. Can you still contact your stepdad? If not, there are plenty of people on this board who have served in both branches who I know would help you make the right decision.

    Hopefully they'll chime in.
     
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    If you're 15, shouldn't you talk to your family, relatives and friends about this life decision, instead of strangers on a message board?


    Having said that..............


    Marines!
     
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