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    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.

    Transforming from Cheerleader to Soldier

    Acacia Bobotas wanted a challenge after high school, so she chose the Army.

    How to Become an Officer

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

    Army National Guard: Paying for Education

    Army National Guard service members explain how joining the National Guard can help pay for your education.

    An Army National Guard Drill Weekend

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

    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.

    Leadership Transition at Navy OCS

    Before graduation, the senior class at Officer Candidate School hands the Mantle of Leadership to the incoming class in a change of command...

    Arrival at Navy Officer Candidate School

    Officer candidates arrive at the Navy Officer Candidate School (OCS) at Naval Station Newport in Newport, R.I., to begin their training and...

    Inspections and Transitions at Navy OCS

    The Outpost program at Navy Officer Candidate School (OCS) introduces students to the importance of both the Navy khaki uniform and routine...

    Uniform and Living Inspections at Navy OCS

    In the Room Locker Personnel (RLP) phase of OCS Training, students learn attention to detail through routine inspections of their uniform and...

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    FUTURES Magazine

    FUTURES Magazine

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