career

Career soldiers are the mainstay of any army; who are these brave patriots that lay down their lives for a living? And what do they do post-combat life?

Cato Conroy4 days ago
Things All Recruits Should Know Before Becoming a Sniper
Sniper. Just the word alone suggests something terrifying—a person whose keen eye, steady hand, and ghost-like ability to hide in wait makes them capable of killing a person without a trace. As far as...
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Brian Taylora month ago
Handling Finances in the Military — A Personal Account
Whenever you think of what life is like in the military, what comes to mind first? Is it the assumed thrill of a firefight? Perhaps the excitement of seeing massive explosions? Or maybe you simply thi...
Katie Berkenpas2 months ago
You Can't Control Everything
When I was a junior in high school, I decided that I wanted to join the military. My family was more than a little hesitant at first. I had previously wanted to be a veterinarian, and they couldn't un...
Annie Kiely4 months ago
Top National Guard Jobs
If you're looking for a change in career, it may not have occured to you to seek out work through the National Guard. If you aren't seeking active miliatary work, it can seem like a dead end. But, you...
Jake Pine4 months ago
What Does the National Guard Do?
The Army National Guard is made up of citizen-soldiers who train part time and close to home, preparing for when they'll be needed. "Weekend warrior" can be a derogative term, but there is nothing fun...
Cato Conroy4 months ago
What to Know About the Air National Guard
If you want to serve in the United States military, then you might be considering joining the National Guard. The National Guard has two main factions—the regular National Guard, and the Air National ...
Mike Mavenful4 months ago
Pros and Cons of the National Guard
A military career is something many of us have considered in passing. We've wondered if it's the right choice for us, if it can provide as well as people say it will, and possibly if it's actually som...
Cato Conroy5 months ago
How Much Does the National Guard Pay?
The National Guard is one of the largest military branches in the United States, and it's also one of the most flexible in terms of scheduling. People who want to join the military often choose the Na...
Rowan Marley5 months ago
What Is the National Guard?
Despite having one of the strongest militaries in the world, many Americans don't really know much about their country's defense forces. This is especially true about the National Guard. A lot of peop...
Cato Conroy5 months ago
What to Know Before Joining the National Guard
The National Guard is often billed as "military lite" by many people, and recruiters often frame it as a good part-time way to enjoy military service without having to disturb your overall lifestyle. ...
Rowan Marley5 months ago
National Guard Requirements
The National Guard is one of the largest sections of the US military, and it's one of the largest because of what it offers in terms of flexibility. Even though it's technically a "part time" gig, the...