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Breaking Out the Big Guns (02:30)

Master-at-arms Melanie Molina describes her weapons training and her daily tasks in the Navy.

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Clearing a Path

Clearing a Path

An Army National Guard Soldier removes debris from a road so military vehicles can pass.

  • Army National Guard
  • Working
  • Enlisted
Sending Humanitarian Aid

Sending Humanitarian Aid

Soldiers prepare a package of aid supplies to be delivered by helicopter.

  • Army
  • Working
  • Enlisted, Officer
Navy Public Affairs

Navy Public Affairs (01:46)

Chief Petty Officer Paul DeLaughter talks about how Navy Public Affairs supports recruiting by educating the community about the good things happening in today's Navy.

  • Navy, Navy Reserve
  • Working
  • Enlisted
Landing Blackhawks in Tennessee

Landing Blackhawks in Tennessee

The Army National Guard offers several exciting possibilities for those who want to become helicopter pilots.

  • Army National Guard
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  • Enlisted, Officer
A Fighter Pilot on the Flight Line

A Fighter Pilot on the Flight Line (00:37)

Maj. Windy Hendrick, a fighter pilot with the Air National Guard, describes a typical day on the flight line during drill weekend.

  • Air National Guard
  • Working
  • Officer
All Systems Go

All Systems Go

Two members of the Air Force Reserve work on an aircraft's avionics system at Westover Air Reserve Base, Mass.

  • Air Force Reserve
  • Working
  • Enlisted
The Army Drill Team

The Army Drill Team

The Army Drill Team is part of the 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment.

  • Army
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  • Enlisted
Reading the Manual

Reading the Manual

Army National Guard Soldiers work on a Humvee. Wheeled vehicle mechanic is one of many jobs available in the Army National Guard.

  • Army National Guard
  • Working
  • Enlisted
Dentistry in the Air Force Reserve

Dentistry in the Air Force Reserve (01:33)

Maj. Lance Kim of the Air Force Reserve evaluates the dental health of servicemembers to make sure they are ready for deployment.

  • Air Force Reserve
  • Working
  • Officer
Chaplains Serving in Combat

Chaplains Serving in Combat

Unit Ministry Teams (UMTs), composed of chaplains and chaplain assistants, serve Soldiers on the battlefield and at home.

  • Army
  • Working
  • Enlisted, Officer
Ready for Anything

Ready for Anything

An Army National Guard Soldier is on the lookout for possible trouble during a combat situation.

  • Army National Guard
  • Working
  • Enlisted, Officer
Maintenance and Repair

Maintenance and Repair

One of the biggest jobs for Soldiers on post is to keep all equipment in operating condition in case it is needed.

  • Army
  • Working
  • Enlisted
At Work in Bad Weather

At Work in Bad Weather

An Army National Guard Soldier takes a chain saw to a tree that has fallen after a storm.

  • Army National Guard
  • Working
  • Enlisted
Achieving Goals in the Air Force Reserve

Achieving Goals in the Air Force Reserve

1st Lt. Amanda Gierhart prepares to fly a C-17 cargo carrier. Through the Air Force Reserve, Gierhart was able to pursue her dream of becoming a pilot.

  • Air Force Reserve
  • Working
  • Officer
Say Ahh

Say Ahh

An Army National Guard Soldier performs a medical evaluation.

  • Army National Guard
  • Working
  • Officer
Maintaining High Health Standards

Maintaining High Health Standards (01:37)

Maj. Patrick Hsieh, an Air Force Reserve flight surgeon, describes the special circumstances of keeping servicemembers healthy.

  • Air Force Reserve
  • Working
  • Officer
Practicing Medicine in the Army

Practicing Medicine in the Army (05:08)

Capt. Ana Morgan and Lt. Col. Paul Mayer discuss how the Medical Corps helped them achieve their career goals.

  • Army
  • Working
  • Officer
Fighting the Flood

Fighting the Flood (01:33)

When North Dakota needed help with the flooding Red River, members of the Army National Guard were there.

  • Army National Guard
  • Working
  • Enlisted, Officer
An Air Force Mechanic

An Air Force Mechanic (01:38)

Airman 1st Class Laura Lund talks about working as a aircraft engine mechanic at Kirtland Air Force Base in New Mexico.

  • Air Force
  • Working
  • Enlisted
How to Fold a Parachute

How to Fold a Parachute (02:09)

Airman 1st Class Carlos Puga shows how to fold a parachute and explains why it is so important to handle parachutes properly.

  • Air National Guard
  • Working
  • Enlisted

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