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

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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.

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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.

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Ready for Anything

Ready for Anything

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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Say Ahh

Say Ahh

An Army National Guard Soldier performs a medical evaluation.

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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
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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Oil Spill Cleanup

Oil Spill Cleanup

Following the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, the Army National Guard helped minimize damage to the Gulf Coast.

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Inside a Navy Submarine

Inside a Navy Submarine (02:54)

Petty Officer 2nd Class Andrew Crandall describes his job as a fire control technician on the USS Montpelier, a Navy submarine.

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Handle with Care

Handle with Care (01:57)

Staff Sgt. Erik Reichenbach and Tech. Sgt. Kenny Rogers, of the Maryland Air National Guard, discuss their work with munitions systems.

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The Role of a Navy Nuke

The Role of a Navy Nuke (03:33)

Petty Officer Alicia Ferrell, a Nuclear Machinist's Mate or "Navy Nuke," discusses her role in the Navy and the training she received for her nuclear energy career.

  • Navy
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  • Enlisted
A Ministry of Presence

A Ministry of Presence (03:56)

Navy chaplains of various faiths discuss the emotional and spiritual support they provide to servicemembers.

  • Navy
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  • Officer
A Navy Dentist's Journey

A Navy Dentist's Journey (03:48)

Lt. Thu Luu talks about her unique path to becoming a Navy dental officer and the humanitarian work she's done through service.

  • Navy
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  • Officer

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