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    Maritime Law Enforcement Offers a Sense of Purpose

    The Coast Guard provides Nathanael with a path in law enforcement.

    Leading a Platoon by Example

    Alex and his platoon talk about the importance of trust.

    SPIE & Fast Rope Training

    Alex and his team train in Special Patrol Insertion Extraction (SPIE).

    Using Technology Skills in Unexpected Places

    Alex applies his lifelong interest in technology where it's needed most.

    Career Profile: Wheeled Vehicle Mechanic

    Matthew Turley says he was terrified when he first got to boot camp, but quickly discovered that training and working in the Army is fun.

    Becoming a Leader: Joining the Army

    Miriam Scholl surprised her friends and teammates when she joined the Army after high school.

    Army Basic Training: "This is real"

    Milton King had great potential but no direction in high school until family, teachers and coaches put him on the right path.

    Becoming a JAG Officer

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

    How to Become an Officer

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

    Marine Basic Training Week 8: Firing Week

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

    Graduating from Navy Officer Candidate School

    At OCS graduation, newly appointed Navy ensigns accept a salute from their class drill instructor and chief petty officer and give them a...

    Classroom Training at Navy OCS

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

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    FUTURES Magazine

    FUTURES Magazine

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