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    Introduction to the Air Nation...

    Learn about the history and present day opportunities of the Air National Guard in this comprehensive introduction.

     

    Becoming a JAG Officer

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

    Week 6: Rappelling

    Marine Corps recruits rappel down a wall during Recruit Training. 

    Week 8: Firing Week

    During Recruit Training, Marine recruits learn how to fire weapons at the rifle range.

    An Air Force Superintendent

    As the Superintendent of Air Force Basic Military Training, Chief Master Sgt. Kenneth Williams is responsible for 39,000 trainees annually.

    Inside Navy Boot Camp

    Take a step-by-step tour of Navy Boot Camp at Great Lakes Recruit Training Depot to discover how recruits transform into Sailors.

    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...

    Charting New Waters in the Nav...

    Ridley Shetler, a Navy Nuclear Power Officer Candidate (NUPOC), talks about her passion for nuclear power and why she chose the Navy versus a...

    Recreation Options for Service...

    Employees describe the recreation benefits available at the Northwest Adventure Center at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash.

    An Army National Guard Infantr...

    A sergeant in the Army National Guard describes his role as an infantryman.

    Mastering the Basics

    Army National Guard recruits crawl, climb, pull and jump their way through an obstacle course during Basic Combat Training (BCT).

    Inside the Obstacle Course

    Army National Guard recruits showcase their physical strength as they complete a demanding obstacle course.

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    Futures Magazine

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