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


    ROTC Leader's Training Co...

    College students can join ROTC after two years by participating in the Leader’s Training Course (LTC).

    Parental Support

    Army Sgt. John Calderon talks about his decision to join the Army and how supportive his parents were once they saw the research he had done.

    One-on-One with a Recruiter

    Army Recruiter Staff Sgt. Roger Whaley shares the questions he typically asks a potential recruit.

    Army ROTC Training

    Army ROTC cadets build up their physical strength, teamwork skills and leadership abilities through various exercises.

    An Enlistment Ceremony at Turn...

    Air Force reservists take the Oath of Enlistment at MacDill Air Force Base in Tampa, Fla.

    Army Recruiting

    For individuals interested in the Army, a recruiter is a great source of information about life in the Army and what it has to offer.

    The Air National Guard Student...

    Austin, a recruit in the Air National Guard, describes the role of the Military Training Instructor (MTI) in the Student Flight Program.

    The Air National Guard Officer...

    Maj. Windy Hendrick, a fighter pilot with the Air National Guard, discusses how people can join the Air National Guard as an officer.

    Serving at Minot Base

    Service members at Minot Air Force Base in Ward County, N.D., talk about their roles in the Military and why they chose to serve.

    Earning a Degree

    Find out from service members how joining the Military can help you pay for school and the different ways you can earn a degree.


    MEPS: Security and Background...

    All applicants undergo a background check and fingerprinting at MEPS. In addition, biometric scanning is now used to ensure the security of...

    Preparing for Basic Military T...

    In the Student Flight Program, Air National Guard recruits train before shipping to Basic Military Training (BMT).

  • Resources

    Contact a Recruiter

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    Frequently Asked Questions

    View answers to commonly asked questions about the Military.

    Futures Magazine

    Futures Magazine

    Want to see even more of what life in the Military is really like? Check out our Futures magazine page! Order or download a free magazine profiling service members at work and play, and be sure to check out their accompanying videos.