wanna know my 'martial philosophy' when I was 17 and signed up for the delayed entry program? (delayed entry: do basic training during junior year summer vacation, then finish senior year HS, then serve full time 2 years, then reserves for 2, then inactive service 'on call' for 2)
I am 17, with no life plans.
I am 17, with no money for college so I need full-time work.
I am 17, my parents are getting a divorce so I want to move out.
I am 17, join the military during a cold-war? why not.
that was pretty much my philosophy....there was not really any romance to it.