A Day in the Life of a Ranger School Fiance

On April 24th, I dropped my fiance, a 2LT in the Infantry, off at Ranger School. For those of you who are familiar with what Ranger School is, you know what an awesome feat it is to complete. For those of you who are not familiar with what it is, the easiest way I can describe it is an extremely rigorous school comprised of physical and mental exhaustion (very little food and sleep) combined with tactical training. I highly recommend watching Surviving the Cut: Ranger School, a documentary created by Discovery Channel for an accurate depiction.

 

Below is my account of the first few days of Ranger School on my end. Let’s call it Chapter 1: RAP Week…

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Fuck it…

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I currently have $84.89 in my bank account. I just ate microwave popcorn for breakfast and washed it down with chocolate milk. Good morning, adulthood. 

I reside near the ghetto outside of an Army base with my fiance where people come to my door asking for money in (clearly fraud) breast cancer awareness buckets and “borrow” things from cars in the parking lot.

I have been unemployed for the past 8 months. Wow…you realize that’s far too long when you physically write that down. Continue reading “Fuck it…”