Today's Military:

Welcome Parents

When your child tells you they want to serve, you may be anxious, concerned and proud of their decision all at once. It’s called being a good parent. Take a deep breath — we’re here to help.

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Parent Videos

  • Finding Out

    Finding Out

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  • The Discussion

    The Discussion

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  • Misconceptions


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  • Basic Training

    Basic Training

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  • Training and Skills

    Training and Skills

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  • Recruiters


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Downloadable Fact Sheets
Considering a military career is an important discussion between you and your child. These PDF documents can help inform and separate misconceptions from reality. Download these documents, print them and prepare yourself with the facts.

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