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General Military Questions

5 Types of Military Discharge

As they get closer to the end of their military career, many service members start to think about what is next. Maybe it’s a new job, maybe it’s going back to school to pursue a degree, maybe it’s entrepreneurship. Some even embrace full retirement. The type of military discharge that they receive may impact what Read More…

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High School to Flight School

Aircraft pilots are easily one of the most sought after positions in the United States Armed Forces. It has always been a lofty, coveted role that many aspired to reach yet only a select few were able to complete. Becoming a pilot in the U.S. Military has always been competitive, but thanks to a new Read More…

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Navy Ranks And Pay For 2019

The US Navy is one of the largest branches in the US Military.  With over 320,000 active duty personnel, the Navy has a long tradition of defending our nations waters, and force projection throughout the world. Like every other military branch, they have a very structured ranking system that clearly designates who’s in charge of Read More…

Air Force

Air Force Grooming Standards: Haircuts, Mustaches, Beards, And More

The United States Air Force has grooming standards in place, just like every other branch of the U.S. Military. The Air Force enforces different standards for haircuts, including the style and length of hair. Additionally, the U.S. Air Force also enforces strict guidelines regarding facial hair for men, as well as body piercings for women. Read More…


Marine Corps Grooming Standards: Haircuts, Mustaches, Beards, And More

The U.S. Marines Corps is considered one of the most elite forces in not only America, but the world. Soldiers are held to extraordinarily high standards in all facets of life, including grooming standards. Marine Corps hair regulations are stern, as are the rules related to facial hair, body pierces, and other personal hygiene. Are Read More…

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Marine Corps Age Limits

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Marine Corps Height And Weight Standards


How To Join The US Marine Corps

Marine Corps Overview Do you have what it takes to join the Corps? The first step is deciding what route is best suited for you—Enlisted or Officer. By joining the United States Marines as an Enlisted member, you decide on what career you want, receive training for that specialty, and commit to a four-year minimum Read More…

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Marine Machine Gunner (MOS 0331): Job Description And Summary

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13 Pros And Cons Of Joining The Marines

Coast Guard

Coast Guard Rescue Swimmer: Pay, School, Training, and More

Coast Guard Rescue Swimmers represent one of the most thrilling and challenging roles in the U.S. Coast Guard. The specialists have advanced through incredibly difficult training and testing in order to achieve the rank of an Aviation Survival Technician (AST)/Helicopter Rescue team member. You may have become inspired by the heroics that are reenacted on Read More…

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