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    Drill Sergeants Teach Discipline & Lead By Example

    Drill Sergeants aren't just trying to scare new recruits- it's all about leading by example.

    How to Become an Officer

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

    An Army National Guard Drill Weekend

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

    Marine Basic Training Week 6: Rappelling

    Marine Corps recruits rappel down a wall during Recruit Training. 

    Classroom Training at Navy OCS

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

    Early Morning Training at Navy OCS

    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.

    Navy Officer Candidate School

    Navy Lt. Walter McDuffie explains the officer commissioning process.

    Spotlight on Women in the Navy

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

    Army National Guard Infantryman Responsibilities

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

    Inside the Army National Guard Obstacle Course

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

    A Look Inside the Recruitment Process

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

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    Frequently Asked Questions

    View answers to commonly asked questions about the Military.

    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 complimentary magazine featuring an in-depth look into the lives of the people who make up today's Military, and be sure to check out their accompanying videos.