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    Officer Paths Overview

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

    An Army National Guard Drill W...

    National Guard members talk about what goes on during Drill Weekend. 

    Navy Officer Candidate School...

    Officer candidates receive extensive classroom and hands-on training from experienced officers during their time at Officer Candidate School.

    Navy Officer Candidate School...

    On Wakeup Wednesday, officer candidates meet their class drill instructor, who will be their guide through the 12 weeks of training to become...

    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.

    Overview: Navy Officer Candida...

    Navy Lt. Walter McDuffie explains the officer commissioning process.

    Opportunities for Women in the...

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

    Inside the Obstacle Course

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

    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.

    Graduating from Basic Training

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

    An Air Force Reserve Workout

    Air Force Reserve Staff Sgt. Rachel Garneau works out at the McChord Fitness Center Annex to stay fit for her regular Physical Fitness Test.

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    Futures Magazine

    Futures Magazine

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