Careers: Military--Army, Navy, Airforce, Marines, Coast Guard/Air national guard/ anxiety problem

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I am very interested in joining the air national guard, but I do believe I might have an anxiety problem. I want to get treated but I have heard that it effects you getting into the military. So my main question is, if I go to basic training and schooling would they allow me to get treated after and stay in the air guard if I was diagnosed with anxiety.

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If you haven't been diagnosed or treated, I think you are making leaps of assumption.   If you have a medical condition or issue you need to get treated or looked at, your health comes before any other considerations.  So either get treated (if you are having issues) or make the attempt to enlist.

But everyone has 'anxiety', the question is (and I'm not a doc) does it affect your day to day life to the extent you are a shut in or something?  I assume not.  

If not it shouldn't be an issue.  If you are interested, go talk to a recruiter and get the process started.   

Bottom line is you are 'azz-uming' problems where none exist at the moment (no diagnosis, no treatment, etc).  

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Questions relating to US Marine Corps; rank, awards, uniforms, career choices. I can also help people spot and expose fakes (people pretending to be Marines or have awards they didn`t earn). Considering the Marines as a career? Or another branch, like the Air National Guard? Drop me a line. HOWever..know that I am NOT a recruiter. I can offer my expert opinion and advice, but can't (and won't) over rule what a recruiter says, they are the 'on duty' expert.

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Infantry Rifleman, MOS 0311: 3 years. Marine Barracks Security (Marine Barracks, Annapolis, Maryland(not Embassy Duty): 3 years. Parachutist: MOS 9962: Got my wings in August of 1984. Intelligence Specialist: MOS 0231 10 years working as an Intelligence Analyst with a Fixed Wing Fighter Squadron, Force Service Support Group, and at Headquarters, Marine Corps. Field Radio Operator: MOS 2531. Served as a Platoon Sergeant in a Communications Platoon assigned to MEU Service Support Group 24 (Special Operations Capable). Did a hitch in the Army reserves as an 11B (Infantryman), 3 years. Finished out my career in the Air National Guard as a BioEnvironmental Engineer MOS 4B3X1, did that for a few years. I"ve been collecting and selling Marine Corps and other military uniforms, medals, and field gear since I was 8 years old.

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I was an Editorial writer for Marine Corps Times from 1998-2000.

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Extensive library of research materials relating to uniforms, medals, and equipment of the military and the Marine Corps. 22 College credits, Community College of the Air Force. Certified Historical Interpreter.

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Kosovo Campaign Medal w/1 star Sea Service Deployment Ribbon with 4 stars. Numerous other unit awards. I was on duty on 9/11 at HQMC, near the Pentagon, and responded to that location to try and lend a hand if needed...

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United States Marine Corps Historical Company, Guardian Security and Investigations, lead Investigator for 'Stolen Valor' cases.

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