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Esther, a nurse in the Air National Guard, explains how she balances her military service with her civilian job.

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Air National Guard

Esther, a nurse in the Air National Guard, explains how she balances her military service with her civilian job. Members of the Air National Guard receive the same training as members of the active-duty Air Force, but they have the flexibility to train near home and maintain their civilian careers until they are called up.

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