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.

Intelligence Careers

  • Dennis Wischmeier.

    Dennis Wischmeier
    Force Intelligence Officer

    Dennis Wischmeier doesn’t sound like someone who had to give up his dream job flying EP-3 reconnaissance missions over other countries. After a cancer diagnosis, however, Dennis had to make an unexpected career change, and the Navy enabled him to ... View profile

  • Erica K..

    Erica K.
    Intelligence Officer
    Coast Guard

    For security purposes, we are not able to display this servicemember’s full name or photo. “I thought switching to the Coast Guard would be a great opportunity to do something more homeland-based and still stay in the drug mission since ... View profile

  • Glenn Holt.

    Glenn Holt
    Operations Specialist
    Coast Guard

    “It was Thanksgiving, and out of the fog came this very big wooden ship with big sails. It reminded me of the Nina or Santa Maria.” Despite the fog at the time, the details of that Thanksgiving Day in 2004 ... View profile

  • Thomas Mahoney.

    Thomas Mahoney
    Intelligence Officer
    Air Force

    These days, Air Force Maj. Thomas Mahoney is attending the Army’s Command and General Staff College. He’s one of a handful of Airmen each year who attend a sister Service’s school to learn more about the culture and operations of ... View profile

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