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    Working and Living in the Navy

    Aviation Ordnanceman Karina Cortes gives a tour of her workspace on the USS Wasp in Virginia Beach, Va., as well as her apartment and where she...

    Breaking Out the Big Guns: Navy Weapons Training

    Master-at-arms Melanie Molina describes her weapons training and her daily tasks in the Navy.

    Free Time on Base: Bowling

    Petty Officer 3rd Class Robert Glaude perfects his bowling game at Naval Air Station Whidbey Island's on-base rec center.

    A Tour of the USS Sampson

    Petty Officer Jesse Crider gives a tour of the USS Sampson destroyer warship including its mess hall, sleeping quarters and weapons deck.

    Navy Officer Candidate School

    Navy Lt. Walter McDuffie explains the officer commissioning process.

    Spotlight on Women in the Navy

    Female aviation warfare specialists describe their job responsibilities and what it’s like being a woman in the Navy.

    Inside the NUPOC Program

    The Navy's Nuclear Propulsion Officer Candidate (NUPOC) program is an excellent option for students who are interested in math or engineering.

    A Look Inside Navy MEPS

    Learn about the Military Entrance Processing Station (MEPS) and what to expect by watching Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Mark Hughner.

    Career Profile: Aviation Rescue Swimmer

    Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Melissa Dixon explains how Aviation Rescue Swimmers stand alert for emergencies in order to save lives.

    Learning to Swim in the Navy

    Do you need to know how to swim to join the Navy?

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