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    Introduction to the Air National Guard

    Learn about the history and present day opportunities of the Air National Guard in this comprehensive introduction.

     

    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.

    ROTC Training at Golden Gate Park

    Alex Fan and his fellow Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) students engage in an exercise in San Francisco's Golden Gate Park.

    Officer Commissioning Ceremony

    Army National Guard 2nd Lt. Amanda Morgan participates in her officer commissioning ceremony and is sworn in by her father.

    A Look Inside the Recruitment Process

    Army National Guardsmen talk about what it was like going through the recruitment process.

    Arrival at Basic Training

    Seaman Recruit Cliff Boon shares how he felt when his bus pulled into Coast Guard Basic Training at Cape May, N.J.

    The Coast Guard Recruiting Process

    High-school student Riley Dreaney visits the office of Petty Officer 1st Class Addae Morgan, a Coast Guard recruiter.

    Joining the Air Force Reserve

    Rachel Preble, an Air Force Reserve recruit in the Developmental and Training Flight Program, explains why she joined the Military.

    Gaining Parental Support

    Army Sgt. John Calderon talks about his decision to join the Army and how supportive his parents were once they saw the research he had done.

    The Army Recruiting Process

    Army Recruiter Staff Sgt. Roger Whaley shares the questions he typically asks a potential recruit.

    Speaking to an Army Recruiter

    For individuals interested in the Army, a recruiter is a great source of information about life in the Army and what it has to offer.

    The Air National Guard Student Flight Program

    Austin, a recruit in the Air National Guard, describes the role of the Military Training Instructor (MTI) in the Student Flight Program.

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    Frequently Asked Questions

    View answers to commonly asked questions about the Military.

    FUTURES Magazine

    Want to see even more of what life in the Military is really like? Check out our FUTURES magazine page! Order or download a complimentary magazine featuring an in-depth look into the lives of the people who make up today's Military, and be sure to check out the accompanying videos.