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    Inside the Obstacle Course

    Army National Guard recruits showcase their physical strength as they complete a demanding obstacle course.

    ROTC Training at Golden Gate P...

    Alex Fan and his fellow Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) students engage in an exercise in San Francisco's Golden Gate Park.

    Officer Commissioning Ceremony

    Army National Guard 2nd Lt. Amanda Morgan participates in her officer commissioning ceremony and is sworn in by her father.

    A Look Inside the Recruitment...

    Army National Guardsmen talk about what it was like going through the recruitment process.

    Becoming an Air Force Reserve...

    Lt. Col. Monsita Faley, a flight nurse, explains her decision to join the Air Force Reserve and attend nursing school.

    An Aeromedical Evacuation Team...

    Senior Airman Kyle Knox, of the Air Force Reserve's 446th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron, describes his team's crucial mission.

    A Ride with the Coast Guard Re...

    Petty Officer 3rd Class Adrien Cheval ensures that a Coast Guard boat is ready for search-and-rescue and maritime law enforcement missions.

    A Coast Guard Damage Controlma...

    Petty Officer 1st Class Timothy Florez Adams demonstrates some of his duties as a damage controlman for the Coast Guard.

    Ordnance Disposal

    In Hawaii, Sgt. Michael Podemski and his unit dispose of unexploded ordnance by blowing it up.

    Shopping at the Exchange

    Staff Sgt. Rachel Garneau and Master Sgt. Jake Chappelle of the Air Force Reserve shop for name-brand products at an exchange store.

    Clean Clothes

    Spc. Timothy Houston helps keep the Army’s uniforms in perfect condition, no matter where Soldiers are stationed.

    Getting Paid to Work Out

    Seaman Recruit Cliff Boon talks about passing his fitness test during the fourth week of Coast Guard Basic Training.

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