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


    Breaking Out the Big Guns

    Master-at-arms Melanie Molina describes her weapons training and her daily tasks in the Navy.

    Diving with a Search-and-Rescu...

    Petty Officer 3rd Class Joshua Sweeney shows off his rescue-swimmer training.

    Opportunities for Women in the...

    Female aviation warfare specialists describe their job responsibilities and what it’s like being a woman in the Navy.

    On Track to a Law Enforcement...

    Staff Sgt. Michael Devaughn trains to become a police officer by attending college and serving in the Army Reserve.

    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.

    A Ride with the Coast Guard Re...

    Petty Officer 3rd Class Adrien Cheval ensures that a Coast Guard boat is ready for search-and-rescue and maritime law enforcement missions.

    The Go-To Guy

    Boatswain’s Mate 2nd Class Chris Chambers, a member of the Coast Guard Reserve, participates in many exciting activities while on the job.

    Lives in Her Hands

    Operations Specialist 3rd Class Josefina Martinez handles the radio, including distress calls.

    Double Duty

    Petty Officer Michael Paquette, an aviation maintenance technician, describes his day-to-day tasks.

    A Day in the Life of the Coast...

    The daily duties of the Coast Guard include search-and-rescue missions, environmental protection, drug interdiction and coastal security.

    A Coxswain in the Coast Guard...

    A Coast Guard Reserve coxswain explains her role as the individual in charge of a boat and everyone on it.

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