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Joining the military doesn't have to be a stressful process. So why do some people have a stressful experience and some have a great experience? I believe joining the military can and should be a great experience with little or no stress.

What You Should Ask the Recruiter

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Be sure you know what to ask your recruiter before you meet.

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The Top 8 Best Resources to Prepare for Basic

Basic training is tough, but with a bit of preparation you can give yourself a major advantage.

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Guide to the Military Phonetic Alphabet

Clear, expedient communication is vital to any military operation, so a special alphabet is needed to convey ideas.

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Air Force Rifle Qualification Course

In order to graduate from Air Force basic training, you must complete (and qualify on) the Air Force rifle qualification course.

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Army Weapons Qualification Course

Training to become a marksmen lasts approximately two to three weeks and ends with qualification testing.

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Thinking about Weapons Safety

You must obey numerous safety rules any time you are around military weapons. Treat all weapons as if they are loaded.

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How to Prepare for Today's Competitive Air Force

As budget cuts continue to put pressure on the U.S. military to spend less, each branch is making substantial cuts to personnel.

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Coast Guard Training

The Coast Guard is the only service that doesn't send new recruits to job training immediately after basic training.

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Glossary of Military Terms & Slang

The U.S. military is brimming with terms many civilians find cryptic, so we've decided to draft a handy guide just for you.

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