Persuasive Essay On Sailors

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What is a person willing to sacrifice in order to have the prestige to be called a Sailor? In an America where job opportunities seem to be scarce; where the idea of having student loans discourage people from obtaining a higher education; and high medical premiums force people to wait until the brink of death before gaining the courage to step into a money sucking corporation known as a Hospital, thousands of Americans are opting for the military way. But how to blame our future warriors? Nowadays, TV commercials are filled with military propaganda with catchy phrases such as “Accelerate Your Life” and “A Global Force for Good.” Who can say no to that? But before seeing a recruiter, consider the following: Imagine getting a new job as a teacher…show more content…
Not too many people know the struggles of being trapped inside a ship for nine months at the time without family, personal space, privacy, or comfort. In addition, Sailors have to forget about that nine-to-five schedule and prepare for an endless cycle of sixteen hours work shifts, unlimited guard duties, and enforced volunteering, also known as “Voluntold Duties.” While on deployment, Sailors can also expect, and are expected, to familiarize themselves with the ins and outs of every department in the ship. This is a task that could take up to several months to achieve given the magnitude and complexity of ships. In fact, some people say that deploying is what makes a Sailor, a…show more content…
In fact, according to Forbes Magazine, enlisted military is ranked # 1 as the most stressful job in America in 2017. This should come to no one as a surprise. The price of freedom and security is not cheap. Not everybody is built to be able to endure all demanding tasks the military has to offer, but if the challenge is accepted, and one becomes successful, the benefits that come with the it are huge. Many will fail and some will succeed, but at the end of the day, it is the toughest job you will ever
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