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Hi I'm Connor Borries

I am a cadet seeking to join the military. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am a cadet at military college where I am seeking an Army contract to commission as an officer and then go to medical school to be an Anesthesiologist. If I don't get a contract I am going to enlist with the Air Force and try to go to Pararescue School to be a Pararescueman where I will go to medical school after I retire. In my free time I like to play soccer where I play as a goalie and I also like to wakeboard and wake skate. When I am not doing these things I am either with my friends, family, sleeping, learning how to play the guitar, or listening to music.

Why I am a Mormon

To be honest, when I first joined, it was because my dad was and I thought that I should do whatever he does. However as I grew older I have come to my own knowledge and understanding of what it means to be a Mormon and I wouldn't want to live any other way. Living the way I have chosen, I don't have to worry about hurting my body with substances like alcohol or tobacco or doing something that I would regret. In simple terms, being a Mormon to me has brought happiness in my life The most comforting thing for me is that I know what is waiting for me after I die, which is an eternal life with my family and with Heavenly Father and Jesus Christ. With me wanting to be a Pararescuemen, I will be putting my life on line to help save someone else and knowing what is waiting for me after death doesn't make me afraid. This doesn't mean that I won't fight my hardest to be able to stay with the people that I love, because I will do anything to be with my family.

How I live my faith

For a while I was a teacher where I would teach guys my age about what our church leaders have taught us and how we could apply these teachings to our lives. Before I was a teacher I actually helped organize home teaching assignments, which means me and two other guys would pick two people to pair up and then give them people that they would go out once a month and check up on them and make sure they are well and give them a spiritual message. We also helped picked people to teach and organize events.