There are a lot of different kinds of bravery in the world. If you are yourself each and every day, then you're brave. If you stick up for someone who has been bullied, then you are brave. If you move to a new city where you don't know anyone, then you're brave. It even shows bravery when you say that you love someone for the first time, or when you get married in front of hundreds of people.
But none of this bravery is the same as the courage that is shown by a United States soldier. Even if the soldier never sees any military action, he or she has already committed to being willing to fight and put their lives on the line for the rest of the people in our country and for our nation. Just the knowledge that might happen is enough to terrify a lot of people, but not a U.S soldier. And then what if there actually is a war that the soldier needs to fight in and literally put their life on the line? Yes, a U.S. soldier is brave, there is no doubt about it. Take this quiz to see if you're brave enough to be one.
Do you think you could handle combat action?
Are you jumpy at all?
Who is the toughest guy around?
How would you handle a zombie apocalypse?
Have you ever thought of joining the military?
Have you ever asked out a stranger?
What would you do if approached by a mugger on a dark street at night?
Have you ever moved anywhere without knowing anyone?
Are you willing to be vulnerable to other people?
Would you babysit 2-year-old twins?
Does basic training sound hard to you?
Are you afraid of clowns?
What would you do if a drill sergeant were yelling in your face?
Are you good at public speaking?
Have you ever written a story and showed it to a group of people?
Have you ever performed in a band for an audience?
Would you take a trip somewhere where they didn't speak your language?
Do you eat out alone?
Have you ever given someone you didn't know your phone number?
Do you think you're brave?
Do you worry a lot?
Are you afraid to look stupid?
Would you date someone from another race, or that was much older or younger than you?
What branch of the service sounds most appealing?
Will you cry in front of people?
What reality show would you do best on?
What do you do if you hear a noise downstairs at night?
Do you have a lot of vices?
Are you afraid to be alone?
Are you a natural leader?
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