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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.

    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.

    An Army National Guard Infantr...

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

    Inside the Obstacle Course

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

    Officer Commissioning Ceremony

    Army National Guard 2nd Lt. Amanda Morgan participates in her officer commissioning ceremony and is sworn in by her father.

    A Look Inside the Recruitment...

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

    Getting Paid to Work Out

    Seaman Recruit Cliff Boon talks about passing his fitness test during the fourth week of Coast Guard Basic Training.

    Arrival at Basic Training

    Seaman Recruit Cliff Boon shares how he felt when his bus pulled into Coast Guard Basic Training at Cape May, N.J.

    Graduating from Basic Training

    At the graduation ceremony following Basic Training, new Army Soldiers and their parents share their feelings.

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    Frequently Asked Questions

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    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.