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    The Role of a Navy Nuke

    Petty Officer Alicia Ferrell, a Nuclear Machinist’s Mate or “Navy Nuke,” discusses her role in the Navy and the training she received for her...

    U.S. Navy Contributes to Hurri...

    The Navy can mobilize quickly in the event of disasters that happen on American soil. Capt. David R. Pine of the USS Shreveport details how the...

    The Role of Civil Affairs

    Members of the Army Reserve 425th Civil Affairs Battalion prepare to deploy.

    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.

    On Track to a Law Enforcement...

    Staff Sgt. Michael Devaughn trains to become a police officer by attending college and serving in the Army Reserve.

    Military and Civilian Leadersh...

    Maj. Otto Padron describes how his Army Reserve leadership role has impacted his career.

    From the Marine Corps to the A...

    After serving in the Marine Corps, Spc. Luis Estrada joined the Army Reserve because he wanted to try something new.

    From Dream to Reality

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

    Army Reserve CPR Training

    Capt. Shawn Tulp, an intensive care nurse for the Army Reserve, trains fellow service members in CPR.

    A Public Affairs Officer in th...

    As a public affairs officer in the Army Reserve, Capt. Jennifer Huntsman has been able to apply her talents in a field that she loves.

    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.

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