My 17 year old son qualified for many rates and chose ABE. He is very excited and can't wait for bc in August. We have watched videos of the job experience and it is the job he really wanted. He has been told by some former sailors he is going to love it. I have also been told by the NJROTC instructors that it is a brutal job, and I am afraid he may be miserable. He insists he is up for it and it is what he wants. I know it is a very dangerous job and I am very nervous. Can any ABE moms, wives, girlfriends etc, let me how their sailor feels about their job?