FUTURES magazine provides an in-depth look into the lives of the people who make up today's Military - from careers and education to how they spend their down time. See how the Military has helped these men and women from every Service achieve their career and education goals while leading fulfilled lives. Order or download complimentary copies of the magazine and watch the accompanying videos below. Hear, in their own words, what these men and women have to say about their choice to serve and how they're shaping their futures in today's Military.
FUTURES is an annual publication of the Department of Defense.
A Recruit's Journey
A Recruit's Journey
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FUTURES magazine is an annual publication of the Department of Defense that features articles on men and women from all branches of the Military.
Each year, the thousands of men and women who choose to serve in the United States Military take on awesome responsibilities like these and more. The service members profiled in FUTURES Magazine represent a cross-section of today's Military and its opportunities for both working and enjoying the military lifestyle. They hail from across the U.S. and from all walks of life. These are their stories, in their own words.