Be military medic, 18.
Do a few deployments, spend almost two years in country.
Treat dozens of gunshots and injuries.
Face guns, knives, bombs, assaults, etc.
Have college paid for, low cost loans, veteran benefits for life.
Counseling for the horrible things seen in those two years.
Constant media attention, non-profits, awareness, sympathy and help.
"Thank You For Your Service"
Be civilian paramedic in dense urban area USA, 20, $14.00/hr.
Turn 30, $15.25/hr, top bracket, no more raises. City contracts with non-profit.
Treat hundreds of gunshots wounds, stabbings, assaults.
Respond to countless rapes, murders, beatings, child abuse scenes, suicides.
Have guns, knives, bats, brandished at you. Rocks, bottles, and trash thrown at you.
Be spat, vomited, shat, and pissed on.
Not allowed to strike by law, shut the fuck up and go back to work slave.
Did we mention mandatory overtime? 60hr week sounds about right.
Get no tuition assistance, poverty pay, PTSD, no mental health resources, and have most of what you do attributed to the fire department in the public eye.
Have suicide and depression rates professionally on par with vets.
No getting out, no raises, everyone is broke, lucky no layoffs, cost of living goes up.
Maybe 'cause you can't go 20 min. without hearing how fucking great the minions of ZOG are, when in reality 99.99% of them spent a few months inside the wire at a desk or in a kitchen. Do we really need to do things like pay for lifetime healthcare because of three years work in your 20's? Or is it really just another way to plug fools into the tit of Gov. money? Brainwashed fucks most of them, about to march off to their deaths in Iran.