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General Military Questions

The PiCAT Test Guide – How Does it Differ from The ASVAB?

PiCAT stands for the Pending Internet Computerized Adaptive Test. This test serves as a replacement for the ASVAB test normally used to screen applicants for enlistment. If you’re considering joining one of the branches of the U.S. military, you’ve learned that you need to take the ASVAB test. The Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery (ASVAB) Read More…

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Army

Army OCS Guide

The United States Army conducts Officer Candidate School (OCS) for prospective officers in training. Candidates that receive an offer to attend Army OCS are former enlisted members, warrant officers, inter-service transfers, or recent college graduates. Officer Candidate School teaches you the fundamentals of serving the military branch as an officer. Army OCS lasts several months Read More…

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Navy

Navy Cryptologic Technician Networks (CTN)

There are many duties associated with a career as a Navy Cryptologic Technician-Networks (CTN), and those duties all revolved around computer operations on global networks. This career has evolved since its inception in 2004. Currently, approximately 1,900 service members serve in the Navy with a CTN rating. As a CTN, you progress as you continue Read More…

4 Steps For Visiting A Marine Corps Recruiter Near You
Marines

4 Steps For Visiting A Marine Corps Recruiter Near You

The United States Marine Corps (USMC) is a highly esteemed branch of the military. As a result, there are many individuals that are interested in joining the Marines. If you are interested in joining, then you’ll want to meet with a Marine recruiter early in the enlistment process. The guide walks you through the enlistment Read More…

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Marine Corps Bonus List

Marine Infantry Guide

Marine Infantry MOS Guide

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Marines

How to Prepare for Marine Boot Camp

The physical training you can expect at boot camp is rigorous, and many new recruits wonder how to best prepare for Marine boot camp to meet those demands. The Marine Corps basic training is considered the toughest in the United States Military, so being prepared for success is essential. There are several ways to train Read More…

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Marine Initial Strength Test (IST) Standards

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Marine Corps Basic Training Guide

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Coast Guard

Coast Guard Basic Training Guide

The United States Coast Guard protects maritime activities and provides search and rescue operations. Serving the USCG is an opportunity that anyone thinking about joining the military should consider, especially if you like water and living near the coast. However, before you get too far you’ll need to pass Coast Guard basic training. Here is Read More…

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Military Discounts

Straight Talk Military Discount

Straight Talk is an affordable wireless carrier. The Mobile Virtual Network Operator (MVNO) is affiliated with TracFone Wireless, one of the leaders in prepaid service. Customers receive unlimited talk, text, and data at very reasonable monthly rates. Unfortunately, there is no official Straight Talk military discount. However, there are other ways to save on your Read More…

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