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    Opportunity to Travel the World

    Thanks to the Coast Guard, Nathanael has gone hiking, diving and exploring in all corners of the globe.

    Nurse Practitioner Training Brings Opportunities

    With help from the G.I. Bill, José is studying to be a nurse practitioner.

    Always Learning, From Active Duty to Reserve

    While in the Military, José realized he wanted to become a nurse, and now the Air Force Reserve is helping him achieve his goals.

    Transforming from Cheerleader to Soldier

    Acacia Bobotas wanted a challenge after high school, so she chose the Army.

    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.

    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.

    MEPS: Oath of Enlistment

    The Oath of Enlistment is the final stage of the MEPS process, when applicants officially become members of the U.S. Military.

    A Military Working Dog Handler

    Cpl. Christopher Vogt works as a canine handler and trains his dog, Kepie, to help protect the president of the United States.

    Career Profile: Air Force Pararescueman

    Air Force Master Sgt. Jose Cervantes shares his enlistment experience and career as a pararescueman.

    MEPS Overview

    A Military Entrance Processing Station (MEPS) is where applicants for military service go to complete the enlistment process.

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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.