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    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.

    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.

    A Look Inside the Recruitment...

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

    Why the Coast Guard?

    Seaman Recruit Anthony Lawing, a recent college graduate, explains why he chose the Coast Guard as a career option.

    Recruits Brace for Boot Camp

    Before heading off to boot camp, Seaman Recruit Heather Bevel and Seaman Recruit Carey North discuss their reasons for joining the Coast Guard....

    Making a Difference

    After attending college, Seaman Recruit Annie Nguyen realized that she might prefer serving in the Coast Guard.

    Joining the Coast Guard

    High-school student Riley Dreaney visits the office of Petty Officer 1st Class Addae Morgan, a Coast Guard recruiter.

    Inside the Coast Guard Academy

    Watch a comprehensive overview of the Coast Guard Academy, located in New London, Conn., where students go for officer training.

    A New Recruit

    Seaman Recruit Cliff Boon talks about his thoughts on the enlistment process and joining the Coast Guard before he ships off to Recruit Training...

    Joining the Air Force Reserve

    Rachel Preble, an Air Force Reserve recruit in the Developmental and Training Flight Program, explains why she joined the Military.

    Scholar, Athlete, Leader

    As an Army ROTC cadet, Marissa Bernadette learns how to be a nurse and develops skills that will help her excel.

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