Get an inside look at the lives of those who serve.


    The Army Reserve Edge

    Army Reserve officers talk about why they joined the Reserve, the flexibility it offers and how the Reserve helps further their civilian careers...

    Relationship Building in the A...

    2nd Lt. Ingrid Alvarez uses the skills she has developed in the Army Reserve to help people at home and abroad.

    From Dream to Reality

    The Army Reserve gave 1st Lt. Heather Cupitt the opportunity to achieve her childhood dreams of becoming a pilot.

    A Nurse and a Soldier

    Sgt. Marlene Garcia’s Army Reserve experience has proven to be very useful as she studies to be a nurse.

    A Career Boost

    1st Lt. Terrance Wilson discusses how his Army Reserve training has enhanced his career as a civilian project manager.

    Work-Life Balance in the Army...

    1st Lt. Meridith Fonseca talks about her career in the Army Reserve and her civilian job at an outdoor gear company.

    At the Warrior Zone

    Service members play video games, grab a snack or shoot a few rounds of pool at the Warrior Zone on Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash.

    Work Hard and Play Hard

    The Army National Guard offers many recreational perks.

    Words From an Army National Gu...

    The wife of an Army National Guard Soldier describes her sense of pride in her husband’s work.

    Spending Time With Family

    Being away from home can be tough, but being in the Army National Guard gives members time to spend with their families.

    Keeping Service in the Family

    Chief Warrant Officer 5 Delynn Gibson and his son Cadet Cody Gibson talk about how being in the Army National Guard has brought them closer.

    Not Your Ordinary Education

    By joining the Army National Guard, Adam Bollinger has earned extra money for college as well as learned lessons in teamwork and leadership.

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    Futures Magazine

    Futures Magazine

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