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    Officer Paths Overview

    Watch the various ways to train to become a Military officer in our video overview.

    A Strong Start in Army ROTC

    Army Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) teaches leadership development, military skills and career training to college students alongside...

    Nighttime Cargo Drop Training

    Army Reserve Soldiers participate in a nighttime cargo drop exercise.

    MPs on Patrol

    Army Reserve Soldiers train to become MPs (Military Police). MPs help keep a military installation secure, protect travel routes and maintain law...

    Hot in Here

    In a training exercise, Army Reserve firefighters tackle a fire in the desert.

    Daytime Cargo Drop Training

    Army Reserve Soldiers participate in a daytime cargo drop exercise.

    Catching a Wave

    Army National Guard Soldiers train for a diving mission.

    Breaking Through

    During a training exercise, members of the Army National Guard practice breaking down a door.

    ROTC Training at Golden Gate P...

    Alex Fan and his fellow Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) students engage in an exercise in San Francisco's Golden Gate Park.

    Army ROTC Training

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

    A Student and a Soldier

    Jeff Davis, an Army ROTC cadet at Old Dominion University, balances his college education with his military training.

    Week 6: BEAST Training

    During Basic Expeditionary Airman Skills Training (BEAST), Air Force recruits deploy to the BEAST Encampment and live in the field environment for...

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    Futures Magazine

    Futures Magazine

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