Argumentative Essay To Joining The Army

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High school? It was one of the best four years a teenager could have experience as a human on earth. On my first day of freshman year I had no idea what high school would have for me. As the years progressed throughout high school many army recruiters tried to convince me to join the service as soon as my graduation was over. The ability to join and protect our country is very honorable but the fear of going to war and having the possible chance of dying is not a great career path to follow. The army may have great benefits for it’s soldiers but it 's something I would never sign my life away too. High school has given me a quality education and have influenced me to go receive a higher education by attending a college and becoming a professional, …show more content…

Joining the army is a very frightening decision since the United States has many enemies and is currently at war against terror. There 's a huge possibility I would get sent to war and witness horrible acts of violence. Many army recruiters tend to skip the topic of there’s no turning back as soon as you sign the dotted line. The army tends to sugar coat these ideals and principles while they tried to convince me to join as soon as my final year of high school would be …show more content…

Attending college and studying to become a nurse has higher possibilities for me to do the things I want in life. College is a great time for students and a great way to receive a higher education instead of being in the acts of war when I’m only 20 years of age. I love helping my peers, family members, and strangers, it’s a passion that I have and want to pursue with nursing. Joining the army I would have to take into mind that in war I will have to kill foreign enemies who try to attack me or my fellow soldiers. The act of killing a person is can be terrifying to me and many individuals. Taking a person’s life can be dishonorable in many cultures and can be against their religious

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