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I joined the military at age:

-174 %4 %4 % 4.26 % (18)
1727 %27 %27 % 27.42 % (116)
1827 %27 %27 % 27.66 % (117)
1912 %12 %12 % 12.77 % (54)
19+16 %16 %16 % 16.31 % (69)
I never served11 %11 %11 % 11.58 % (49)

Total votes: 423
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Re: I joined the military at age:
by Anonymous
on Feb 24, 2006

you know what why not just blow all them motherfuckers up


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