Michelle Ayala

Michelle Ayala takes her Oath of Enlistment

From: Belleville, WI

High School: Belleville High School

Class: 2019

Branch: United States Army

Why I decided to enlist in the military
It has been a goal of mine sense I was a child I have never set goals for myself except for this one and I’m happy to see it actually happen now!

Why I chose the Army
The Army has always been my choice and what I found that has best suit me and is all I have prepared for!

Basic training location
Fort Benning, Georgia

Basic training dates
I leave on April 24, 2019.

Job in the military
My first contract maybe two will be 11x (infantryman) I am hoping to then switch to 68w (medic). I am hoping to become a Ranger some day as well!

Family in the military
I am the only one.

Michelle Ayala and her mom receive her check from Jen Jackson

Where are you currently stationed?
Fort Lewis, Washington

What is your current job title in the military?
11B Infantrymen

What kinds of things do you do at work?
Train for combat

What do you like the most about being in the military?
The family you build and grow with and the lessons you learn about yourself in and outside of the military.

What do you like the most about where you are stationed?
The view of the mountain from base and the airfield.

What are you most looking forward to doing at home?
Seeing some family, getting food that I don’t have in WA.Going for long runs.

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