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


    An Army Reserve Officer in Was...

    Maj. Philip Romanelli serves in the Army Reserve and also works for the Department of Homeland Security.

    Work Hard and Play Hard

    The Army National Guard offers many recreational perks.

    Words From an Army National Gu...

    The wife of an Army National Guard Soldier describes her sense of pride in her husband’s work.

    Spending Time With Family

    Being away from home can be tough, but being in the Army National Guard gives members time to spend with their families.

    Keeping Service in the Family

    Chief Warrant Officer 5 Delynn Gibson and his son Cadet Cody Gibson talk about how being in the Army National Guard has brought them closer.

    Behind the Scenes with Darby L...

    Country artist and Army National Guard Warrant Officer Darby Ledbetter reveals the effort that went into making a video for his song, “I Won’t Let...

    Shopping at the Exchange

    Staff Sgt. Rachel Garneau and Master Sgt. Jake Chappelle of the Air Force Reserve shop for name-brand products at an exchange store.

    Welcome Home

    At a welcome home ceremony, members of the 233rd Transportation Company reunite with their family and friends.

    The Work of an Army Chaplain

    Army chaplains are available on base and on the battlefield to offer spiritual support to service members and their families.

    Physical Fitness

    Soldiers get fit during Basic Combat Training, and regular exercise helps them stay strong.

    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...

    Living and Learning on Post

    Pvt. James Alaniz describes what life is like for a young Soldier on post.

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