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Jason Jones - Life After Military Service

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I am 25 and manage a fitness facility in Palmdale. I was born in Lanacaster Ca, and lived here most of my childhood. When I was about 8 years old my parents divorced and I kind of grew up fast. I was at the time the oldest of 3 boys which after my parents each remarried I became the oldest of 7 boys. So living between households and my mother living in Vegas my childhood was hectic. I got in my fair amount of trouble as a kid and up into my 20s. 16 days after my 17th birthday I swore into the USMC and left for bootcamp a couple weeks after highschool graduation. I was a radio operator in the corps and deployed to Iraq in 2006-2007 I served as lead communications for my convoys throughout Iraq and even got hit by lightning. When I returned from Iraq I had my share of problems with life and had to learn to cope... I turned to tons of different things but have come to just believe in Karma. I try everyday to do goodthings so selfishly good things happen to me. Haha. But this is true. I came back from the USMC had a few odd and end jobs that taught me how to be a civilian. Pizza delivery and window cleaning. Than I became a service rep in a fitness facility where I currently manage. I also have started my own window cleaning business and just try to stay busy! Live everyday to the fullest and see where I can do my part.