A small-town Missouri native, Katie is a graduate of the United States Naval Academy with a degree in English. She served 5 years as a Surface Warfare Officer, including 2 deployments onboard a Guided-Missile Destroyer and Aircraft Carrier. She has a Master's Degree in Education from Johns Hopkins University.
Connect with Katie @katiebwriter or at www.katiemelynnbegley.com.
The United States Military Academy at West Point, known as USMA or West Point, is the oldest military college institution in the United States.
The significance of the campus’ location along the Hudson River in New York goes back to … Click Here To Read the rest
Joining the military is a big commitment, but comes with a lot of benefits. Healthcare coverage for the service member and their family, an allowance to pay for housing, and financial coverage for all moving expenses, just to name a … Click Here To Read the rest
The Coast Guard is a specialized branch of the military tasked with the responsibility of protecting the public, environment, and U.S. security and economic interests in the maritime region including international waters and America’s ports, coasts, and inland waterways.
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Ahh, the sweet sounds of summer. Grass being mowed, kids playing in the sprinkler, a group of campers calling out cadence as they march in formation.
Wait, do all high schoolers march in formation during their summer vacation?
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When I was about 16 years old, I was very interested in getting into the US Naval Academy.
The problem was, when I was 16 years old the internet wasn’t really a “thing.”
Most of my research was limited to … Click Here To Read the rest