Way too soon

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  1. PT Doc

    PT Doc New Member

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    So, I was online exploring STEM and Lacrosse camps for my DS and came across this site. I found it incredibly informative and enlightening and appreciate all who have posted advice and their experiences. I put "way too soon" as the title because DS would be Class of 2029.
    From an early age, he has wanted to be in the military, so we'll see how things unfold. Anyway, best of luck to all who are in the pipeline or awaiting a decision.
     
  2. mommahedg

    mommahedg Parent

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    Welcome! DS wanted to go to USAFA since 7th grade. He is now in his C3C year there. It's never too early to dream :)
     
  3. MidCakePa

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    So that puts DS in the 6th grade, right? My DD declared in the 7th grade that she would attend USNA. And she did. So no, it ain’t too early. But make sure DS is spending the time fully exploring all options, both military and civilian. Minds do change.
     
  4. Devil Doc

    Devil Doc Teufel Doc

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    My son from an early age wanted to play sports his whole life. Didn't work out. He now blows up stuff, among other things.
     
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    Legally and in uniform, I trust.
     
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    Stealth_81 Super Moderator 10-Year Member Founding Member

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    Welcome to the forums. My son wanted to be a fighter pilot since I can remember and that is exactly what he did. Sometimes they change their mind and sometimes not. We are glad you are here and hope to answer many questions for you.

    PS: My daughter is also a DPT if that is what your screen name means.

    Stealth_81
     
  7. Devil Doc

    Devil Doc Teufel Doc

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    Thus far.
     
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  8. PT Doc

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    Thanks for the welcome. In kindergarten, his teacher said she had never had anyone answer, "Secretary of Defense", when she asked him what he wanted to be when he grew up.
     
  9. PT Doc

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    Correct. We're in the Atlanta area and he has been to Ga Tech for activities and I got my master's from North Georgia, so he has seen glimpses of cadet life in Dahlonega.
     
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    It is and thanks for the welcome.
     
  11. GONAVY3237

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    Welcome! I'm similar to your DS- I would be Class of 2030. I've been lurking around here and I have found some great advice, so I hope that you do too. ;)
     
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  12. THParent

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    That makes you about ten years old then? You already post better than some of the grown ups around here.
     
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    Thank you, THParent! It makes me 11, to be exact.
     
  14. mach01

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    I was very much the same; it's definitely never too early to start preparing for the Academies.