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    Miriam Scholl: Team Player to...

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

    Hovlaine Marcellus: Seeking A...

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

    Milton King: Learning and Lead...

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

    Drill Sergeants: Behind the Sc...

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

    Acacia Bobotas: From Cheerlead...

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

    Becoming a JAG Officer

    Explore the commissioning process for lawyers who wish to join the Judge Advocate General Corps, commonly known as JAG.

    Officer Paths Overview

    Watch the various ways to train to become a Military officer in our video overview.

    Week 6: Rappelling

    Marine Corps recruits rappel down a wall during Recruit Training. 

    Navy Officer Candidate School...

    At OCS graduation, newly appointed Navy ensigns accept a salute from their class drill instructor and chief petty officer and give them a...

    Navy Officer Candidate School...

    Officer candidates receive extensive classroom and hands-on training from experienced officers during their time at Officer Candidate School.

    Navy Officer Candidate School...

    Before graduation, the senior class at Officer Candidate School hands the Mantle of Leadership to the incoming class in a change of command...

    Navy Officer Candidate School...

    Officer candidates arrive at the Navy Officer Candidate School (OCS) at Naval Station Newport in Newport, R.I., to begin their training and...

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