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    Career Profile: Wheeled Vehicle Mechanic

    Matthew Turley says he was terrified when he first got to boot camp, but quickly discovered that training and working in the Army is fun.

    Becoming a Leader: Joining the Army

    Miriam Scholl surprised her friends and teammates when she joined the Army after high school.

    Seeking a Challenge in the Army

    Always physically active and looking out for her family, Hovlaine Marcellus found a place to excel at both with a new family, the Army.

    Army Basic Training: "This is real"

    Milton King had great potential but no direction in high school until family, teachers and coaches put him on the right path.

    Drill Sergeants Teach Discipline & Lead By Example

    Drill Sergeants aren't just trying to scare new recruits- it's all about leading by example.

    Transforming from Cheerleader to Soldier

    Acacia Bobotas wanted a challenge after high school, so she chose the Army.

    Free Time in the Army 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.

    Career Profile: Ordnance Disposal

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

    Career Profile: Clothing Repair Specialist

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

    Graduating from Army Basic Training

    At the graduation ceremony following Basic Training, new Army Soldiers and their parents share their feelings.

    Military Food: Inside an MRE

    A recruiter gives a guided tour of a “Meal, Ready-to-Eat” (MRE). These portable meals provide nutrition to service members in the field, when...

    ROTC Cadet Initial Entry Training

    College students can join ROTC after two years by participating in Cadet Initial Entry Training (CIET).

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