Today's Military:

Career Profiles

Because there are so many possible career paths, every servicemember enjoys a unique experience in the Military. The profiles here are personal stories of how various servicemembers succeeded in their careers and how they got to where they are today.

Health Care Practitioners Careers

  • Philipa Duncker.

    Philipa Duncker
    Flight Nurse
    Air Force Reserve

    Capt. Philipa Duncker’s father, an Air Force loadmaster, hoped his daughter would follow him into the Military. One day, he asked her if she would like to go for a drive. “We ended up in a base in Atlantic City, ... View profile

  • Ryan McHugh.

    Ryan McHugh
    Air Force

    The Air Force was a natural fit for Ryan McHugh. His father was an Air Force fighter pilot, and Ryan grew up on several different bases. At the encouragement of his father, Ryan joined the Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) ... View profile

  • Shawn Tulp.

    Shawn Tulp
    Critical Care Nurse
    Army Reserve

    When he enlisted in the Army Reserve, Shawn Tulp didn’t plan on becoming a nurse. He grew up as an Army brat, and he knew that he wanted to serve, just like his father. He didn’t have a set career ... View profile

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