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United States Selective Service System Facts
Who must register with the selective service system and what happens in a military draft? Find out more about the procedures and how it operates.

How APO Zip Codes Work in the Military Postal Service
The U.S. Military Postal Service uses APO and FPO codes to send mail to American troops stationed far from home.

Meaning of Law of Armed Conflict (LOAC)
The LOAC arises from a desire among civilized nations to prevent unnecessary suffering and destruction while not impeding the effective waging of war.

Law of Armed Conflict (LOAC) - The Rules of War
Proportionality prohibits the use of any kind or degree of force that exceeds that needed to accomplish the military objective. Page 2.

How Does the Navy Enlisted Promotion System Work?
Ever wanted to know what it takes to get promoted in the United States Navy? This article describes how to get a promotion and how long it takes.

What Does it Take To Be a Marine Corps Security Guard?
In addition to wanting to overcome the challenges, physical and mental, of earning the title 'Marine,' Marines join the Corps for travel and adventure.

Only in New York -- Military Recruiting in Times Square
Located in the heart of New York City, the Times Square Armed Forces Recruiting Station never really has a

United States Marine Corps Commissioning Programs
There are several ways to gain a commission in the Marine Corps, whether one is currently enlisted, or a civilian college student/graduate.

Marine Corps Commissioning Programs (Page 2)
Officers not attending the U.S. Naval Academy, the road to a commission as a lieutenant in the Corps begins with one of several programs at Officer Candidates School: The Officer Candidates Class, the Platoon Leaders Course, or the Naval Reserve Officer Training Corps. Page 2.

Marine Corps Commissioning Programs (Page 3)
Officers not attending the U.S. Naval Academy, the road to a commission as a lieutenant in the Corps begins with one of several programs at Officer Candidates School: The Officer Candidates Class, the Platoon Leaders Course, or the Naval Reserve Officer Training Corps. Page 3.

Marine Corps Enlisted Promotion System Explained
Ever wanted to know what it takes to get promoted in the United States Marine Corps (USMC)? This article gives details of how long it may take.

What Is The Marine Corps Hazing Policy?
In the past, it may not have been uncommon to see a group of Marines engage in hazing that could have been perceived as cruel. But today is different.

Marine Corps Mess Night Tradition
The mess night is fashioned to fit a formal gathering with a military flavor present and is one of the Marine Corps' most honored traditions. Learn more.

Scout Sniper Training in the Marine Corps
Due to the nature of the sniper's mission, they must be trained mentally and physically to operate independently forward of friendly positions on the battlefield. The Marine Scout Sniper School trains, not only Marines, but members of the other military services, as well.

Marine Corps Grooming Standards for Men and Women
Learn about the grooming standards for the United States Marine Corps in our comprehensive article on these standards for both men and women.

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United States Marine Corps Platoon Leaders Course
The Marine Corps Platoon Leaders Course (PLC) is an alternative for NROTC or OCS for college students who wish to become commissioned officers.

Information on Marine Corps SERE Training
Information on Marine Corps SERE Training taking place in several locations​ throughout the world.

Article 138 Complaint - UCMJ
Learn about Article 138, one of the most powerful rights under the rights under the UCMJ. Learn more about the procedures for filing a complaint.

Diary of a Sea-Going Sailor, Part 6
The on-going series that describes life aboard a Navy ship. In part six, all about the chain of command and organization of a United States Navy ship.

Navy Cryptologic Technician Networks (CTN) Rating
U.S. Navy Cryptologic Technician Networks (CTN) rating performs a host of duties associated with computer network operations across global networks.

K-9 Dogs Protect U.S. Marine Corps Members
Some dogs help people in wheelchairs, some help to find people who are missing, but the dogs in the Marine Corps protect the lives of the military.

Military Enlisted Promotions Facts
The ultimate guide to joining the United States Military. This is what the recruiter​ never told you about the military enlisted promotion system.

Military Medical Care Facts to Know Before You Enlist
If the recruiter promises you health care for life when joining the military, what's the truth? Learn about your benefits for medical and dental care.

Military Commissaries and Exchanges
What are military commissaries and exchanges, and how much can you save buying through them? Learn about the benefits of shopping on military bases

Meeting the Military Recruiter
How to prepare for meeting with a military recruiter. What to expect and what questions to ask about joining the Army, Navy, Air Force or Marines.

Guide to Military Enlistment Contracts
The ultimate guide to joining the United States Military. In part 4, all about enlistment contracts and enlistment incentives such as enlistment bonuses, college fund, guaranteed duty assignment, buddy enlistment program, and more.

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Enlistment Contracts & Incentives in the US Military
The ultimate guide to joining the United States Military. In part 4, all about enlistment contracts and enlistment incentives such as enlistment bonuses, college fund, guaranteed duty assignment, buddy enlistment program, and more. Page 3.

Enlistment Contracts/ Incentives - College Fund & More
Page 4. The ultimate guide to joining the United States Military. In part 4, all about enlistment contracts and enlistment incentives such as enlistment bonuses, college fund, guaranteed duty assignment, buddy enlistment program, and more.

Enlistment Contracts and Enlistment Incentives
The ultimate guide to joining the United States Military. In part 4, all about enlistment contracts and enlistment incentives such as enlistment bonuses, college fund, guaranteed duty assignment, buddy enlistment program, and more. Page 5.

Military Chow Halls and Food Allowance Guide
Everything you need to know about chow and mess halls, the monthly food allowance BAS (Basic Allowance for Subsistence), and MREs.

Military Vacation Leave and Job Training
The ultimate guide to joining the military. Learn all about job training, which follows basic training, and an overview of how leave time works.

What Happens When You Go To MEPS to Ship Out?
Most people who enlist on active duty make two trips to MEPS. The second trip is for actually enlisting on active duty, and shipping off to basic training. Page 2.

What Happens When You Go To MEPS to Ship Out?
Most people who enlist on active duty make two trips to MEPS. The second trip is for actually enlisting on active duty, and shipping off to basic training. Page 3.

What Happens When You Go To MEPS to Ship Out?
Most people who enlist on active duty make two trips to MEPS. The second trip is for actually enlisting on active duty, and shipping off to basic training. Page 4.

Advanced Enlisted Rank for College Credits or JROTC?
If you're enlisting in the Army, Navy, Air Force or Marines, you may be able to get advanced rank if you have college credits or JROTC experience.

Locating Air Force Personnel
Information about the Air Force's military personnel locator service, the Air Force department with the mission of locating Air Force members.

Drill Instructors in the Marine Corps
Drill Instructor Duty is considered one of the most honored and valuable positions a Marine can hold, and is absolutely vital to the process of making Marines.

Military Standards of Ethical Conduct
DoD policy is that a uniform source of standards on ethical conduct be maintained. Each DoD agency will implement comprehensive ethics program. Page 2.

Military Ethics and Conflicts of Interest
Standards of Conduct regarding gifts from foreign governments, communications systems, dissident and protest activities, and more. Page 3.

US Military Ethics and Conflicts of Interest
Standards of Conduct regarding printed materials, writing for publications, off-limits action, prohibited activities, and demonstrations. Page 4.

How to Spit Shine Your Boots
The quality of soldiers is often measured by how much time, effort and care they expend on their boots. Learn how to apply a high gloss spit shine.

Understanding the Military Retirement Pay System
The military retirement pay system used to be easy to understand. Congress started making changes, making the system a little more complicated.

Military Children and Family Care Plans
Ever wonder what happens to the children of military single-parents or military couples with children when the military member deploys?

Minimum Required ASVAB Scores and Education Level
Each of the armed services has their own minimum standards when it comes to Armed Forces Vocational Aptitude Battery (ASVAB) score requirements.

Army Reserves Open More Full-Time AGR Positions
The Active-Guard-Reserve program has seen an increase of approximately 300 new assignment opportunities during this fiscal year.

Military Reserves Federal Call Up Authority
Federal law places limits on when and how many military reservists the President or secretaries of the services can call up to active duty.

The Troops-To-Teachers Program for Military Personnel
Military members with a baccalaureate degree or higher are eligible to begin the teaching certification process to become an academic subject teacher.

Military College Loan Repayment Program (CLRP)
Find out how you could qualify for the military to repay a portion of your eligible college loans through the College Loan Repayment Program.

Defense Language Aptitude Battery (DLAB) Testing
All about the military's Defense Language Aptitude​ Battery (DLAB), the test given which measures the ability to learn a foreign language.

US Military Housing, Barracks, and Housing Allowance
Learn about housing in the military, including on-base and off-base options, payment of housing allowance (BAH), and dormitory or barracks life.

What the Recruiter Never Told You
What is the truth about joining the U.S. military? Recruiters may tell you one thing and you'll discover another. Here are the pros and cons.

Should I Join The Military? Which Service?
First and foremost, you should decide if you should even join the military. It is not for everyone, and some people find that out too late.

First Duty and Future Assignments in the Military
The ultimate guide to joining the United States Military. Learn all about the military assignment system, including first duty station assignments.

Deciding Which Military Service to Join
The ultimate guide for joining the United States Military. In Part 1 various things to consider when deciding which military service to join. Each of the services are different, and some people may be more suited (based upon qualifications, temperament, and/or interests) for one service vs. another. Page 2.

Deciding Which Military Service to Join
The ultimate guide for joining the United States Military. In Part 1 various things to consider when deciding which military service to join. Each of the services are different, and some people may be more suited (based upon qualifications, temperament, and/or interests) for one service vs. another. Page 3.

Army BEAR Program Details
The Bonus Extension and Retraining (BEAR) Program is designed to assist in force alignment. It allows eligible soldiers an opportunity to extend their enlistment for formal retraining into a shortage MOS (job) that is presently in the Selective Reenlistment Bonus (SRB) Program and, upon completion of retraining, receive a SRB in the newly awarded PMOS. Page 2.

Army BEAR Program (Page 3)
The Bonus Extension and Retraining (BEAR) Program is designed to assist in force alignment. It allows eligible soldiers an opportunity to extend their enlistment for formal retraining into a shortage MOS (job) that is presently in the Selective Reenlistment Bonus (SRB) Program and, upon completion of retraining, receive a SRB in the newly awarded PMOS. Page 3.

Army BEAR Program (Page 4)
The Bonus Extension and Retraining (BEAR) Program is designed to assist in force alignment. It allows eligible soldiers an opportunity to extend their enlistment for formal retraining into a shortage MOS (job) that is presently in the Selective Reenlistment Bonus (SRB) Program and, upon completion of retraining, receive a SRB in the newly awarded PMOS. Page 4.

Military Do-it-yourself (DITY) Moves
Normally, when a person in the military makes a move, the military hires a commercial contractor to pack and move their household goods (HHG). However, if the member does not wish to use a military contractor to move their personal property, there is an altnerative. The Personally Procured Move Program (formerly Do-it-Yourself [DITY] Move)is designed for the member who wants to move themselves.

The Military Personally Procured Move Program
Normally, when a person in the military makes a move, the military hires a commercial contractor to pack and move their household goods (HHG). However, if the member does not wish to use a military contractor to move their personal property, there is an altnerative. The Personally Procured Move Program (formerly Do-it-Yourself [DITY] Move)is designed for the member who wants to move themselves. Page 2.

Military Personally Procured Move Program - DITY Moves
Normally, when a person in the military makes a move, the military hires a commercial contractor to pack and move their household goods (HHG). However, if the member does not wish to use a military contractor to move their personal property, there is an altnerative. The Personally Procured Move Program (formerly Do-it-Yourself [DITY] Move)is designed for the member who wants to move themselves. Page 3.

The Active Duty Montgomery G.I. Bill
The active duty MGIB provides thousands of dollars in education benefits in exchange for a reduction in pay for the first year of active duty service.

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Tuition Assistance Available in the Military
Does the military pay 100 percent tuition assistance? Find out limits for each service, including Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, Reserves and Guard.

Military Service Credit for Federal Civilian Retirement
In general, military service can be credited to Federal Government Employee Retirement, if the employee makes a contribution to the retirement fund of seven percent of the base pay they received while in the military.

Military Service Credit for Federal Civilian Retirement - The Deposit
In general, military service can be credited to Federal Government Employee Retirement, if the employee makes a contribution to the retirement fund of seven percent of the base pay they received while in the military. Page 2.

Vacation Program Details for Military Leave
Most new military personnel want to learn about LEAVE. It is paid vacation from duty for recreation and relief from pressures of job-related duties.

United States Military Branches - The Army
Information about the U.S. military: the mission of the five military branches, organizational chain of command, and an overview of military ranks.

Retreat Ceremony - U.S. Flag Customs and Procedures
The military retreat ceremony signals the end of the official duty day and serves as a ceremony for paying respect to the flag.

U.S. Flag Procedures - Reveille
Details on Reveille is the signal for the start of the official duty day. One of the US Flag procedures.

U.S. Military Salute - Origins and Use
The origin of the Hand Salute is uncertain. Some historians believe it began in late Roman times when assassinations were common. A citizen who wanted to see a public official had to approach with his right hand raised to show that he did not hold a weapon. Here are the saluting customs of the U.S. Military Forces today.

U.S. Military Salute (Page 2)
The origin of the Hand Salute is uncertain. Some historians believe it began in late Roman times when assassinations were common. A citizen who wanted to see a public official had to approach with his right hand raised to show that he did not hold a weapon. Here are the saluting customs of the U.S. Military Forces today. Page 2.

U.S. Military Salute (Page 3)
The origin of the Hand Salute is uncertain. Some historians believe it began in late Roman times when assassinations were common. A citizen who wanted to see a public official had to approach with his right hand raised to show that he did not hold a weapon. Here are the saluting customs of the U.S. Military Forces today. Page 3.

Security Clearance Levels in the Military
What happens when you need a military security clearance? Find out the secrets of getting access to confidential national security information.

Air Force Educational Leave of Absence Program
ELA allows Air Force members who are within two years of completing a college degree to go to college full time and complete the degree.

Army Grooming, Appearance and Uniform Standards
Each of the military services impose grooming standards on their military personnel, as part of their Dress & Appearance, or Uniform Regulations. Here are the grooming standards for the United States Army.

Army Grooming Standards for Men
Each of the military services impose grooming standards on their military personnel, as part of their Dress & Appearance, or Uniform Regulations. Here are the grooming standards for the United States Army. Page 2.

U.S. Army Grooming Standards - Appearance Regulations
Each of the military services impose grooming standards on their military personnel, as part of their Dress & Appearance, or Uniform Regulations. Here are the grooming standards for the United States Army. Page 3.

How to Perfectly Shave and Shape Your Beret
Military berets must first be shaved and shaped to present the sharpest military image. This guide shows you how to shape a beret to achieve the look.

Army Job Description: MOS 11B Infantryman
Initial training information for United States Army Enlisted Military Occupation Specialty: MOS 11B, Infantryman.

Army Job Descriptions: MOS 13B Cannon Crewmember
Initial training information for United States Army Enlisted MOS Military Occupation Specialty. MOS 13B - Cannon Crewmember

Army Multiple Launch Rocket System Crewmember (MOS 13M)
Initial training information for United States Army Enlisted MOS (Military Occupation Specialty. MOS 13M -- Multiple Launch Rocket System Crewmember

AH-64 Attack Helicopter Repairer (MOS 15R) Training
Initial training information for United States Army Enlisted MOS (Military Occupation Specialty) for the MOS 15R - AH-64 Attack Helicopter Repairer.

Army MOS 15Y AH-64 Armament Repairer Job and Training
In Army MOS 15Y AH-64 Armament/Electrical/Avionic Systems Repairer you will be maintaining helicopter systems. Learn about the duties and training.

Army Training Cavalry Scout ( MOS 19D)
Initial training information for United States Army Enlisted MOS (Military Occupation Specialty). MOS 19D -- Cavalry Scout

Army Combat Engineer (MOS 21B) Job Description
Initial training information for United States Army Enlisted MOS (Military Occupation Specialty). MOS 21B -- Combat Engineer

Army Job: MOS 25B Information Systems Operator-Analyst
Initial training information for United States Army Enlisted job: MOS 25B - lnformation Systems Operator-Analyst.

Combat Documentation/Production Specialist (MOS 25V)
Initial training information for United States Army Enlisted MOS (Military Occupation Specialty). MOS 25V -- Combat Documentation/Production Specialist

MOS 31B Military Police Training and Job Information
Initial training information for United States Army Enlisted MOS (Military Occupation Specialty). MOS 31B -- Military Police

Army Enlisted Rank Promotion System Breakdown
Ever wanted to know what it takes to get promoted in the Army? We've taken the 'gobbly-gook' out of the Army Enlisted Promotion Regulation and present the process 'in the clear.'

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Ever wanted to know what it takes to get promoted in the Army? We've taken the 'gobbly-gook' out of the Army Enlisted Promotion Regulation and present the process 'in the clear.'. Page 2.

Army Enlisted Promotion System, page 3
Ever wanted to know what it takes to get promoted in the Army? We've taken the 'gobbly-gook' out of the Army Enlisted Promotion Regulation and present the process 'in the clear.'. Page 3.

Army Enlisted Promotion System, page 4
Ever wanted to know what it takes to get promoted in the Army? We've taken the 'gobbly-gook' out of the Army Enlisted Promotion Regulation and present the process 'in the clear.'. Page 4.

Army Enlisted Promotion System, page 5
Ever wanted to know what it takes to get promoted in the Army? We've taken the 'gobbly-gook' out of the Army Enlisted Promotion Regulation and present the process 'in the clear.'. Page 5.

Army BEAR Program
The Bonus Extension and Retraining (BEAR) Program is designed to assist in force alignment. It allows eligible soldiers an opportunity to extend their enlistment for formal retraining into a shortage MOS (job) that is presently in the Selective Reenlistment Bonus (SRB) Program and, upon completion of retraining, receive a SRB in the newly awarded PMOS.

The Evolution of Aerial Gunners
From World War I to Operation Iraqi Freedom, U.S. bombers and helicopters have been the targets of enemy fighter warplanes and surface-to-air weapons. Against heavy odds, aerial gunners fight with loyalty and grit in a Herculean effort to keep their aircraftin the sky.

The Evolution of Aerial Gunners - World War I to Present
From World War I to Operation Iraqi Freedom, U.S. bombers and helicopters have been the targets of enemy fighter warplanes and surface-to-air weapons. Against heavy odds, aerial gunners fight with loyalty and grit in a Herculean effort to keep their aircraftin the sky. Page 2.

Air Force Customs and Courtesies
Air Force military customs and courtesies are important for more than just politeness; they help build morale, discipline and mission effectiveness.

Air Force Dress, Appearance and Uniform Standards
Learn about the standards of appearance, dress and uniforms for Air Force personnel. Professional military rules govern your look from head to toe.

Air Force Equal Opportunity (MEO) and Sexual Harassment
The purpose of the MEO program is to improve mission effectiveness by promoting an environment free from personal, social, or institutional barriers that prevent Air Force members from rising to the highest level of responsibility possible based on their individual merit, fitness, and capability. Air Force policy is to conduct its affairs free from unlawful discrimination and sexual harassment.

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Air Force Grooming Standards - Hair Regulations
Grooming standards are contained in Air Force Instruction 36-2903 - DRESS AND PERSONAL APPEARANCE OF AIR FORCE PERSONNEL and are shown here:

Air Force Inspector General (IG) Complaints Program
The primary charge of the IG is to sustain a credible Air Force IG system by ensuring the existence of responsive complaint investigations.

Air Force Aeromedical Evacuation Teams
An Air Force Expeditionary Aeromedical Evacuation Team is a specialized team whose primary work center is the cabin or cargo hold of an airplane flying several miles high.

Air Force Aeromedical Evacuation Teams Personal Stories
An Air Force Expeditionary Aeromedical Evacuation Team is a specialized team whose primary work center is the cabin or cargo hold of an airplane flying several miles high. Page 2.

What Is the Organizational Structure of the Air Force?
How is the U.S. Air Force organized? See how its basic chain of command structure is laid out. This can change somewhat based on the type of unit.

Air Force Organizational Structure -- Page 2
I'm often asked what the elements of command are for the U.S. Air Force. While this can change somewhat based upon the type of unit, the basic elements for the Air Force can be found here. Page 2.

Air Force Tactical Air Control Party TACP: Afghanistan
Explanation of the role TACP plays at war. Nicknamed the

Air Force Tattoo and Piercing Policy in Uniform and Out
The Air Force policy concerning body art, tattoos, body piercings, and body mutilations.

Air Force Financial Responsibility
Air Force members are expected to properly manage their financial affairs. Here are the basic rules for Air Force Financial Responsibility.

Physical Fitness Standards for Air Force Basic Training
How fit do you need to be before entry into Air Force Basic Training and what are the requirements for graduation? See the AFBMT fitness standards.

Surviving Air Force Basic Training
Air Force Basic Training is now 8 1/2 weeks long. Here is the ultimate Air Force Basic Training Survival Guide. All about Air Force Basic Training. Includes a detailed description of what you can expect in Air Force Basic Military Training (AFBMT), advice on things you can do in advance to prepare, as well as a few tips to help you out while you're there.

Preparing for Air Force Weapons Training - Firing Range
Everyone in Air Force Basic Training fires the M-16 rifle on a standardized Air Force firing course. Air Force weapons training preperation.

Air Force Two-Year Enlistment Option
A small percentage of Air Force jobs are eligible for a two-year enlistment, thanks to the Congressionally-mandated National Call to Service.

Combat Controller Physical Ability & Stamina Test
These are the PAST requirements for new accessions into the Air Force Combat Controller Career Field.

Air Force Pararescue and Combat Controller PAST
Yep. They changed the PAST (again). There is now only one Physical Ability and Stamina Test for applicants applying for both Air Force Pararescue and Air Force Combat Controller duty.

The PAST for Air Force Pararescue and Combat Controller
Yep. They changed the PAST (again). There is now only one Physical Ability and Stamina Test for applicants applying for both Air Force Pararescue and Air Force Combat Controller duty. Page 2.

Air Force Basic Training Chain of Command
Recruits must memorize the chain of command in Air Force Basic Training. Here's how to find the names of the current occupants of the positions.

Navy Enlisted Ratings in the Aviation Community
From air traffic control and weather monitoring to weapons handlers and parachute repair, the Navy aviation community has crucially important ratings.

Aviation Warfare Systems Operator (AW)
Enlisted Rating (job) descriptions and qualification factors for the United States Navy. On this page, all about Aviation Warfare Systems Operator (AW).

Navy Enlisted Job Description: Culinary Specialist (CS)
Enlisted Rating (job) descriptions and qualification factors for the United States Navy. On this page, all about Culinary Specialist (CS).

Cryptologic Technician - Technical (CTT)
Enlisted Rating (job) descriptions and qualification factors for the US Navy. On this page, all about Cryptologic Technician - Technical (CTT).

Navy Diver - Rating Description & Qualification Factors
Enlisted Rating (job) descriptions and qualification factors for the United States Navy. On this page, all about Fleet Diver Program (ND).

Explosive Ordnance Disposal - Navy Enlisted Rating
Enlisted Rating (job) descriptions and qualification factors for the United States Navy. On this page, all about Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD).

Electronics Technician (ET)
Enlisted Rating (job) descriptions and qualification factors for the United States Navy. On this page, all about Electronics Technician (ET).

Fire Controlman (FC) Navy Job Description
Navy fire controlmen operate surface ships' weapons systems, including surface-to-air and surface-to-surface missiles.

Fireman (Engine/Mechanical Apprentice) (FN)
Enlisted Rating descriptions & qualification factors for the United States Navy. On this page, all about Fireman (Engine/Mechanical Apprentice) (FN).

Legalman (LN) Navy Enlisted Rating Job Description
Enlisted Rating (job) descriptions and qualification factors for the United States Navy. On this page, all about Legalman (LN)

Logistics Support (LS) - Navy Enlisted Rating
Logistic Support Sailors manage inventories of repair parts/general supplies and distribute mail for ships, squadrons, and shore-based activities.

Navy Counselor (NC) - Enlisted Rating Description
This rating requires a thorough knowledge of the Navy organization, including personnel and administrative procedures and policies.

Job Facts About the Navy Seabee Community
These are the Navy enlisted ratings that fall into the Seabee community, whose nickname comes from the abbreviation of Construction Battalion (CB).

Navy Enlisted Job Description: Ship's Serviceman (SH)
Enlisted Rating (job) descriptions and qualification factors for the United States Navy. On this page, all about Ship’s Serviceman (SH).

Navy Enlisted Job Description for Storekeeper (SK)
Enlisted Rating (job) descriptions and qualification factors for the United States Navy. On this page, all about Storekeeper (SK)

Navy Special Warfare Boat Operator (SB)
SBs support SEALs and other Special Operations Command forces and conduct unconventional small boat operations

Yeoman (YN) Navy Enlisted Rating Job Description
Enlisted rating description and job responsibilities for the U.S. Navy yeoman rating include clerical and office work such as typing and filing.

How Much Postage Is Required for APO/FPO Mail?
Frequently Asked Questions about the US Military: How much postage is required for APO/FPO mail?

What Is the Correct Way To Display O-6 Rank Insignia?
Frequently Asked Questions about the U.S. Military -- U.S. Military FAQ #150; What is the correct way to display O-6 rank insignia?

How Can I Get Out of the Military?
Frequently Asked Questions about the U.S. Military -- How can I get out of the Military?

Why Is the U.S. Flag Worn Backwards on Army Uniforms?
U.S. Army uniforms feature a backwards American flag. Learn the reason for this feature, and when regulations require wearing the flag patch.

How Far is a "Klick" in the Military?
Frequently Asked Questions about the U.S. Military -- How Far is a

Can I Be Recalled to Active Military Duty?
Can you be recalled to active military duty after your term of enlistment has ended? In some cases, depending on the term of service, it is possible.

Are "Only" Sons or Daughters Exempt From War?
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U.S. Military FAQ - Transfering Between Branches
Can you do an inter-service transfer in the military? How do I transfer from one branch of the military to another?

Flamethrowers - Controversial Military Weapons
An article about the controversy surrounding flamethrowers and their use in combat. The U.S. Department of Defense decided in 1978 to stop using them.

Deadly and Controversial Chemical Weapons
What chemical weapons are produced for use in combat? Learn about chemical warfare, the agents and dispersal methods used, and the moral concerns.

Field 03 Infantry - Marine Corps Job Descriptions
Job descriptions and qualification factors for United States Marine Corps enlisted MOSs (jobs). On this page, all about FIELD 03, INFANTRY.

Rifleman 0311 - Marine Corps Enlisted Job Descriptions
Marine Corps Enlisted Job Descriptions, MOS details, and qualification factors. MOS 0311 -- Rifleman

Reconnaissance Man - Marine Corps Job Descriptions 0321
Marine Corps Enlisted Job Descriptions, MOS details, and qualification factors. MOS 0321 -- Reconnaissance Man

Marine Corps Machine Gunner (MOS 0331) Job Description
Learn how a Marine Corps machine gunner (MOS 0331) operates, and what qualifications and training are required for this position.

What Does it Take to Become a Marine Corps Mortarman?
Mortarmen in the U.S. Marines are the main unit responsible for the tactical employment of the 60mm light mortar and the 81mm medium mortar.

Marine Corps Enlisted Job Descriptions MOS 0351
Marine Corps Enlisted Job Descriptions, MOS details, and qualification factors. MOS 0351 -- Infantry Assaultman

Marine Corps Logistics/Embarkation Specialist
Logistics/embarkation specialists prepare supplies for embarkation. These marines performs various Force Deployment Planning and Execution functions.

Marine Corps MOS 0481 - Landing Support Specialist
Landing support specialists support systems on beaches, landing zones, ports and terminals that support Marine operations and deployments.

Marine Enlisted Jobs 0811 Field Artillery Cannoneer
The Marines field artillery cannoneer MOS 811 is an important part of the field artillery unit, tasked with firing and maintaining howitzer weapons.

Marine Corps Water Support Technician (MOS 1171)
Marine Corps MOS 1171 water support technicians assist with everything from essential water facilities and systems to critical humanitarian operations.

Marine Corps Job: 1316 Metal Worker
Marine Corps Enlisted Job Descriptions, MOS details, and qualification factors. MOS 1316 -- Metal Worker

Job Description (MOS 1345) Engineer Equipment Operator
Marine Corps Enlisted Job Descriptions, MOS details, and qualification factors. MOS 1345 - Engineer equipment operator.

1371 Combat Engineer - Marines Enlisted Job Description
Marine Corps Enlisted Job Descriptions, MOS details, and qualification factors. MOS 1371 -- Combat Engineer

US Marine Corps Jobs: Field 28 Data/Comm Maintenance
Job descriptions and qualification factors for United States Marine Corps enlisted MOS. On this page, all about Field 28, Data/Comm Maintenance.

Marine Corps Food Service Specialist MOS 3381
In the 21st-century military, Food Service Specialists (MOS 3381) keep Marines fed and healthy.

Marine Corps Enlisted Job Description: Auto Mechanic
Marine Corps Enlisted Job Descriptions, MOS details, and qualification factors. MOS 3521 -- Automotive Organizational Mechanic

MOS 5711 CBRN Defense Specialist in the Marine Corps
Marine MOS 5711 are specialists who train and protect against the threats of chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear (CBRN) weapons.

Military Police And Corrections (Field 58) Job
Job descriptions and qualification factors for United States Marine Corps enlisted MOSs Field 58, Military Police And Corrections.

Aircraft Maintenance - Marine Corps FIELD 60/61/62
Job descriptions and qualifications for United States Marine Corps enlisted MOSs (jobs). On this page, all about FIELD 60/61/62, AIRCRAFT MAINTENANCE.

USMC Enlisted Jobs: FIELD 63/64, Avionics
Job descriptions and qualification factors for Marine Corps enlisted MOSs. The avionics OccFld includes support of all aviation weapon systems.

Marine Corps Job: 7041 - Aviation Operations Specialist
Marine Corps Enlisted Job Descriptions, MOS details, and qualification factors. MOS 7041 -- Aviation Operations Specialist

Marine Corps Security Force (MCSF) Guard (MOS 8152)
Marine Corps Security Force Guard (MOS 8152) is a member of the reaction force, who conducts offensive infantry tactics ashore and afloat.

Marine Corps Enlisted Job Descriptions: Security Guard
The Marine Corps Security Guard program has been in place since 1948, and its graduates are tasked with protecting American embassies around the world.

Marine Corps ASVAB Line Scores For Entry Level MOS
Job descriptions and qualification factors for United States Marine Corps enlisted MOSs (jobs). Marine Corps ASVAB Line Scores - all entry level MOS

Jobs for Non-Citizens in the Marine Corps
Job descriptions and qualification factors for United States Marine Corps enlisted MOSs (jobs). On this page, all about Jobs for Non-Citizens.

Navy Aviation Boatswain's Mate, Handling (ABH)
Enlisted rating description, requirements and job qualification factors for the United States Navy Aviation Boatswain's Mate, Handling (ABH).

Aviation Machinist Mate (AD) - Navy Enlisted Rating
Enlisted Rating (job) descriptions and qualification factors for the United States Navy. On this page, all about Aviation Machinist Mate (AD).

Aviation Electrician's Mate (AE)
Enlisted Rating (job) descriptions and qualification factors for the United States Navy. On this page, all about Aviation Electronics Mate (AE).

Navy Advanced Electronics Computer Field (AECF)
Learn all about the Advanced Electronics Computer Field (AECF) in the Navy, including what they do and what the training looks like.

Navy Enlisted Aircrew Program
Navy enlisted sailors in the ratings of AD, AE, AME, AMH, AMS, AO, AT, and AW can volunteer for the Navy Enlisted Aircrew Program at any time.

Overview of Osan Air Base in South Korea
Here you will see an overview of the Osan Air Base in South Korea. Follow the slides to see pictures and descriptions with important information.

Schools at Lajes Field, Portugal
Schools at Lajes Field, Portugal

Military Humanitarian or Compassionate Assignments
Military services may provide humanitarian or compassionate assignments when a service person has an extreme, temporary family hardship. Learn more.

Army Enlistment Bonus Charts
There are two types of enlistment bonuses: Enlistment bonuses for non-prior service recruits and enlistment bonuses for prior service recruits.

Army Re-Enlistment and Other Bonuses
Learn more about re-enlistment and other types of bonuses that incentivize soldiers to stay or re-enlist in the Army.

Army Field Manual 7-22: Physical Fitness Training
Army Field Manual 21-20 has been superseded by the Army Field Manual 7-22 -- ARMY PHYSICAL FITNESS TRAINING

Army Green to Gold -- Enlisted Commissioning Program
Green to Gold is a program designed to allow enlisted soldiers to return to college, receive their degree, and earn a commission as an officer.

Army Military Police Training - US MIlitary Careers
Military Police training. In real world operations the MP's ability to use minimal force helps impose order without causing civilian casualties.

So, You Want to Be an Officer? All About OCS
How to become an officer in the United States Military. This page covers applying for Army Officer Candidate School (OCS).

Army Retraining Opportunities (E4)
Here are the re-training opportunities for each Military Occupation Specialty (MOS) for Army soldiers in the ranks of Specialist (E-4).

Army Training - Sniper School
According to the U.S. Army, the average soldier will hit a man-sized target 10 percent of the time at 300 meters using the M16A2 rifle. Graduates of the U.S. Army sniper school are expected to achieve 90 percent first-round hits at 600 meters, using the M24 Sniper Weapon System (SWS).

Military Retirement Program - Thrift Savings Plan
The Thrift Savings Plan is a retirement savings program for military members and civilian federal employees. TSP is a tax-deferred fund, which means the money contributed to the account is deducted right away from the person’s taxable income, and the money in the fund isn’t taxed until it is withdrawn at retirement, usually after age 59 1/2, which is a significant tax reduction.

Coast Guard College Student PreCommissioning Initiative
The Coast Guard has an Officer Candidate School, and an Academy, as do the other services, but no ROTC program. What they do have is the Coast Guard College Student Pre-Commissioning Initiative, or CSPI.

Coast Guard College Student Pre-Commissioning Initiative (CSPI)
The Coast Guard has an Officer Candidate School, and an Academy, but no ROTC program. What they do have instead is the Coast Guard College Student Pre-Commissioning Initiative, or CSPI. Page 2.

Life Aboard a Coast Guard Cutter
Life on a Coast Guard cutter is a fusion of young and old sailors, those with years of sea time and those with days, those who have traveled the world.

U.S. Military Casualty Notification Process
The military has the responsibility to notify family in the event a service member is injured or killed. Here's a story of how the process works.

Background of Selective Service
The Draft in America. History of the Selective Service since World War Two through Vietnam Wars.

Addressing Mail Correctly for Deployed Service Members
Correctly addressing mail for service members is important. In particular, one does not include the name of the base, nor the name of the country.

Military Divorce and Separation - ID Cards & Housing
Part I of a series on military-related domestic situations such as divorce and separation. Topics include lawyers, military ID cards, and base housing.

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Jurisdiction and Military Retired Pay After Divorce
Learn about the three separate jurisdictions where one can file for divorce and the division of retired pay after a military divorce.

Engineer Equipment Electrical Systems Technician (1142)
The job of an Engineer Equipment Electrical Systems Technician uses knowledge of electrical theory and concepts, and electronic fundamentals.

Job Facts About Marine Corps Intelligence
There are several important jobs in the intelligence occupational field within the U.S. Marine Corps, including counterintelligence specialists.

Getting Recycled in Air Force Basic Training
In Air Force Basic Training it's possible that you may get recycled. Find out why you may be set back to repeat an earlier portion of training.

Air Force Basic Training Ribbons
You can up to four ribbons in Air Force Basic Military Training.

Joining The Air Force - Educational Opportunities
Like all of the services, when you are off-duty, you can take college courses on campuses close to the military base you are assigned to, or take advantage of courses offered on-base through the base education offices.

Photos of U.S. Air Force Fighter Aircraft in Action
Official USAF Photos of Air Force fighter aicraft, in action

Air Force Enlisted Re-Training Program
What happens if you don't get the job you want after you join the Air Force? Can you apply for a different job, later on?

Air Force Enlisted Re-Training Program
Unlike the NCO retraining program, first-termers do not have to be serving in a career field which is considered to be overmanned in order to re-train. Page 2.

Air Force Enlisted Re-Training Program
Once per year, the Air Force sends out a general announcement, listing those AFSCs with significant overages and shortages. Page 3.

Air Force Enlisted Re-Training Program
Air Force policy is to retain and retrain only those disqualified airmen whose past record clearly justifies further investment. Page 4.

U.S. Air Force Security Forces Training
What is Air Force Security Forces training? It focuses on missile security, convoy actions, capture and recovery of nuclear weapons, to name a few.

Army Combat Patch Rules: When and How to Wear the Patch
Most Army soldiers who have served in combat operations can wear a combat patch to signify their service. Here are the rules on how to wear the patch.

What Happens When Both Spouses Are in the Military
Being a member of a dual military couple presents a unique set of challenges. Still, many choose to endure the hardships and find a common balance.

Overview of the Army Fraternization Policy
The Army's policy on fraternization and inappropriate relationships has been updated to include more specific details about what is and isn't allowed.

Army Major General - Rank and Definition
An Army major general, or two-star general, ranks below lieutenant generals but above brigadier generals, making the position third from the top.

Army Tattoo Policy: What's Allowed and What's Not
U.S. Army regulations now allow most tattoos, but ban

U.S. Army Weight Charts for Men and Women
See the U.S. Army weight charts and body fat percent standards. Soldiers are weighed at least twice per year to see if they meet these goals.

4A1X1 - Medical Materiel - AFSC Description
Performs and manages administrative functions. Requisitions, receives and maintains medical materiel publication files.

4B0X1 - BIOENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING - Air Force Jobs
Air Force enlisted job descriptions and qualification factors. 4B0X1 - BIOENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING

Air Force Public Health (4E0X1) Job Description
Air Force enlisted job descriptions and qualification factors. 4E0X1 - PUBLIC HEALTH

Air Force Cardiopulmonary Laboratory (4H0X1)
Air Force enlisted job descriptions, duties, responsibilities and qualification factors for 4H0X1 - Cardiopulmonary Laboratory

Air Force Enlisted Job: 4J0X2 Physical Medicine
Air Force Enlisted Job: 4J0X2 - Manages and directs physical medicine and orthotic personnel, materiel, equipment, administration, and activities.

Aerospace Medical Services Job Description (4N0X1)
Air Force enlisted job descriptions and qualification factors. Learn more about the duties and responsibilities of Aerospace Medical Services.

Aerospace Medical Services Job Description (4N0X1)
Air Force enlisted job descriptions and qualification factors. Learn more about the duties and responsibilities of Aerospace Medical Services. Page 2.

Air Force Diagnostic Imaging (4R0X1) Jobs
Operates equipment to produce diagnostic images and assists radiologist or physician with special procedures.

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4T0X1 - Medical Laboratory Duties and Responsibilities
Air Force enlisted job descriptions and qualification factors. 4T0X1 - MEDICAL LABORATORY

4V0X1 - Optometry - AFSC Description
Performs and manages visual screening tests and assists in patient treatment. Processes eyewear prescriptions for military spectacles.

5J0X1 - PARALEGAL
Air Force enlisted job descriptions and qualification factors. 5J0X1 - PARALEGAL

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7S0X1 - Special Investigations - AFSC Description
Conducts criminal, fraud, counterintelligence, personal background, and technical services investigations and special inquiries.

Air Force Enlisted Job Categories - Mechanical
Air Force enlisted job aptitude area categories Mechanical Aptitude Category.

Air Force 1B4X1 Cyber Warfare Operations
Learn how Air Force enlisted personnel can become part of career field 1B4X1 Cyber Warfare Operations and perform offensive and defensive tasks.

Air Force Special Duty Identifiers
Special Duty Identifiers: authorizations for airmen assigned to and performing an actual group of tasks on a semi-permanent or permanent duty basis.

Air Force Basic Training Coin Ceremony
At around 1300 (1:00 PM) on the Thursday of graduation week, your flight will be marched to the Air Force Basic Military Training (AFBMT) for the Airman's Coin Ceremony, where you will be presented with the Air Force Airman's Coin.

Air Force Basic Training Information for Your Family
Before you depart for your great adventure in Air Force Basic Military Training (AFBMT), there are some things you should tell your family.

Surviving Air Force Basic Training Inspections
Learn about how to survive inspections during Air Force Basic Training. Your training instructor will ensure you are keeping the dormitory spotless.

Packing Light for Air Force Basic Training
Your journey to Air Force Basic Military Training (AFBMT) should start in advance to getting on the plane. You'll want to pack the right stuff.

Air Force Job: 2R1X1, Maintenance Management Production
Air Force Enlisted Job Descriptions - Plans, schedules and organizes use and maintenance of aircraft, engines, munitions, missiles, and space systems.

2S0X1 - Supply Management Air Force Job Description
Air Force enlisted job descriptions and qualification factors. This page covers details about 2S0X1 - Supply Management.

Air Force Job Description: 2T0X1 Traffic Management
Air Force enlisted job descriptions and qualification factor for 2T0X1 Traffic Management

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2T3X1 - Vehicle and Vehicular Equipment Maintenance Duties
Air Force enlisted job descriptions and qualification factors. 2T3X1 - VEHICLE AND VEHICULAR EQUIPMENT MAINTENANCE

2T3X5 - Vehicle Body Maintenance - AFSC Description
Performs vehicle body maintenance activities on military and commercial design vehicles and equipment.

2WX1 - Aircraft Armament Systems Job Description
Air Force enlisted job descriptions and qualification factors. This page covers 2W1X1 - Aircraft Armament Systems.

Information Management (3A0X1) Job Description
Air Force enlisted job descriptions and qualification factors. 3A0X1 - INFORMATION MANAGEMENT

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Air Force Job Decription: 3E0X1 - Electrical Systems
Air Force enlisted job descriptions and qualification factors for position 3E0X1, Electrical Systems.

3E2X1 - Pavements and Construction Equipment
Air Force enlisted job descriptions and qualification factors for: 3E2X1 - Pavements and Construction Equipment

Air Force Enlisted Specialty STRUCTURAL (3E3X1)
Air Force enlisted job descriptions and qualification factors. Learn about the MOS of 3E3X1 - STRUCTURAL.

3E4X1 - Water and Fuels Systems Maintenance Description
Air Force enlisted job descriptions and qualification factors. 3E4X1 - Water and Fuels Systems Maintenence

3E7X1 - Fire Protection - Air Force Job Description
Protects people, property, and the environment from fires & disasters. Provides fire prevention, fire fighting, rescue, & hazardous material response.

3E8X1 - Explosive Ordnance Disposal - Job Description
Air Force enlisted job description, details duties, responsibilities and qualification factors for 3E8X1 - Explosive Ordnance Disposal.

3E8X1 - Explosive Ordnance Disposal - Job Description
Air Force enlisted job description, details duties, responsibilities and qualification factors for 3E8X1 - Explosive Ordnance Disposal. Page 2.

Air Force Enlisted Services Career Path 3M0X1
The Air Force Services Career Field 3M0X1 includes enlisted jobs in food service, lodging, fitness and sports, readiness, mortuary, and protocol.

3N0X1 - Public Affairs - AFSC Description
Plans, organizes, coordinates, and conducts internal, community relations, and media relations communications activities.

Air Force Security Forces Responsibilities
Air Force security forces personnel perform military police functions, which include protecting bases, weapons systems, and other Air Force personnel.

3S1X1 - Military Equal Opportunity - AFSC Description
Performs, supervises, and manages military equal opportunity (MEO) and human relations education (HRE) programs.

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3S3X1 - Manpower - AFSC Description
Performs core competencies in organization structure, manpower requirements determination, program allocation and control, and performance management.

3V0X1 - Visual Information - AFSC Description
Prepares artwork, sketches, charts, and layouts for publications, presentations, displays, training, and medical requirements.

Air Force Jobs in 4A0X1- Health Services Management
Air Force enlisted job descriptions and qualification factors: 4A0X1 - Health Services Management

Location/Driving Directions to Naval Weapons Station Earle, New Jersey
Location/Driving Directions to Naval Weapons Station Earle, New Jersey

1W0X1 - Weather - Air Force Enlisted Job Descriptions
Performs the collection, analysis, & forecast of atmospheric & space weather conditions, & the tailoring & communication of weather information.

Avionics Test Station Component (2A0X1) Job Description
Air Force enlisted job descriptions and qualification factors, including Avionics Test Station Component (2A0X1) Job Description.

AFSC 2A3X1 - A-10, F-15, and U-2 Avionics Systems
Isolates malfunctions, and repairs and inspects A-10, F-15, and U-2 integrated avionics systems at organizational levels.

2A5X3 Integrated Avionics Systems - Air Force Jobs
Air Force enlisted job descriptions and qualification factors. This page covers 2A5X3 - Integrated Avionics Systems.

2A6X1 - Aerospace Propulsion Job Description
Inspects, maintains, modifies, tests, and repairs propellers, turboprop and turboshaft engines, jet engines, and ground support equipment.

2A6X2 - Aerospace Ground Equipment - Air Force Jobs
Maintains aerospace ground equipment (AGE) to support aircraft systems or subsystems. Manages AGE functions and activities.

2E1X3 - GROUND RADIO COMMUNICATIONS Converted to 3D1X3
Air Force enlisted job descriptions and qualification factors. 2E1X3 - GROUND RADIO COMMUNICATIONS

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Air Force Job: 2E2X1 Cryptography
Air Force enlisted job descriptions and qualification factors. 2E2X1 - COMPUTER, NETWORK, SWITCHING AND CRYPTOGRAPHIC SYSTEMS

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Air Force Job: 2F0X1 Fuels
Air Force enlisted job descriptions and qualification factors. 2F0X1 - FUELS

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Missile and Space Systems Electronic Maintenance: 2M0X1
Air Force enlisted job description, duties and responsibilites, training information, and qualification factors.

AFSC 2M0X2 - Missile and Space Systems Maintenance
Air Force enlisted job descriptions and qualification factors. AFSC 2M0X2 - Missile and Space Systems Maintenance.

Air Force Maintenance Management Analysis (2R0X1)
Monitors, collects, assembles, and audits data for reports and briefings. Initiates special studies and investigations, and performs statistical analysis.

IN-FLIGHT REFUELING (1A0X1) Air Force Job Description
Performs in-flight refueling aircrew functions and activities according to flight manuals, checklists, and United States Air Force publications.

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1A1X1 - Flight Engineer - Air Force Enlisted Jobs
Performs aircraft visual inspections and in-flight duties. Operates and monitors engine and aircraft systems controls, panels, indicators and devices.

1A2X1 - Aircraft Loadmaster - Air Force Enlisted Job
Air Force enlisted job descriptions, specialty qualifications, duties and responsibilities. This page references 1A2X1: Aircraft Loadmaster.

Air Force Enlisted Job 1A2X1 - Aircraft Loadmaster
Air Force enlisted job 1A2X1 - AIRCRAFT LOADMASTER - Deployment rate, required aptitude score, technical training, assignment possibilities. Page 2.

1A3X1 - Airborne Mission Systems
Air Force enlisted job descriptions and qualification factors. This page covers 1A3X1 - Airborne Mission Systems.

1A3X1 - AIRBORNE COMMUNICATIONS AND ELECTRONICS SYSTEMS
Qualification factors, required aptitude score, technical training and first duty station assignment bases for 1A3X1. Page 2.

1C7X1 - Airfield Management - Air Force Enlisted Jobs
Supervises and performs airfield management functions and activities. Coordinates with aircrews, air traffic control, and various base agencies

1C0X2 - Aviation Resource Management
Air Force enlisted job descriptions and qualification factors. This page covers 1C0X2 - Aviation Resource Management.

AFSC 1C4X1 Tactical Air Control Party (TACP)
Air Force enlisted job descriptions and qualification factors. 1C4X1 - Tactical Air Command and Control

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1C6X1 - Space Systems Operations
Air Force enlisted job descriptions and qualification factors. This text describes 1C6X1 - space systems operations.

Air Force Enlisted Job for Operations Intelligence
Air Force enlisted job 1N0X1 performs and manages intelligence activities, including developing, evaluating, and providing information.

Duties of Air Force Imagery Analysis (1N1X1) Positions
Air Force enlisted job descriptions and qualification factors. This page covers 1N1X1 - Imagery Analysis.

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1T2X1 - Pararescue - Air Force Enlisted Job Description
Performs as the essential surface, air link in Personnel Recovery (PR) and material recovery by functioning as the rescue and recovery specialist

"The U.S. Air Force" - Full Lyrics
Air Force Song - Off We Go Into The Wild Blue Yonder - Lyrics and History

Air Force SSgt (E-5) Promotion Overview and Rates
Overview of the Air Force E-5 (Staff Sergeant) promotion system, including how selections are made and the historical rates of promotion.

Air Force Promotion Overview and Rates
Overview of Air Force promotion system to E-6 (Technical Sergeant) and above, what WAPS points are, and how promotion selections are made.

Air and Space Expeditionary Force (AEF) Deployments
The Air Force has created 10 deployable air expeditionary forces, to ensure more predictability in deployments and a streamlined process overall.

Air Force Specialty Code Explanation
A brief explanation about AFSCs, or Air Force Specialty Codes. AFSCs are, to the Air Force, what MOS's are to the Army and Marine Corps.

Air Force Flight Nurses
Air Force Nurses do more than work in military hospitals and clinics. Some turn in their hospital whites for green flight suits.

Air Force Fraternization Policies
Air Force fraternization policy is contained in Air Force Instruction 36-2909 and prohibits relationships between officers and enlisted members.

1n3X1 - Cryptologic Linguist - Assignment Locations
Air Force Base locations where the job 1n3X1: Cryptologic Linguist, can be routinely assigned and serve.

Air Force Assignment Policies
The Air Force announced new restrictions on Permanent Chance of Station (PCS) assignments in an effort to save PCS dollars and to stabilize and develop.

Air Force Humanitarian Assignments
It's an unfortunate truth that during a military career, a member may experience a severe family hardship which requires his/her presence to resolve.

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Index of Air Force Bases Listed Online
Listing of United States Air Force Bases in the U.S. and abroad, with links to official Air Force Base web sites, where available.

Dual Military Couples
There are about 84,000 military-married-to-military couples in the United States armed forces. These days, it seems that more and more married couples are joining the military together, or -- very common -- falling

Military Couples: BAH, FSA and Care of Children
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Combat Pay (Imminent Danger Pay)
A member assigned to or deployed to a combat zone receives combat pay at the rate of $225.00 per month.

Family Separation Allowance
Family Separation Allowance (FSA) is payable only to members with dependents. FSA is payable when a military member is forced to be away due to orders.

MIlitary Family Separation Allowance (FSA)
Family Separation Allowance (FSA) is payable only to members with dependents. Basically, family separation allowance is payable when a military member is forced to be away from his/her dependents for longer than 30 days, due to military orders.

Army SGT and SSGT Promotion Requirements
Promotion from E-5 to E-6 in the U.S. Army depends on performance and time in service.

2009 National Guard Salary - Enlisted up to 10 Years
This chart depicts the average annual salary for enlisted members of the Army and Air National Guard, with 10 or fewer years of service, for the calendar year of 2009.

Early Retirement for National Guard and Reserves
Members of the Guard and Reserves with active duty credits may qualify for early retirement and start receiving retired pay as early as age 50.

Interstate Transfers for National Guard Members
What happens when a member of the National Guard wants to move from one state to another? Is he required to travel to the original state for drills?

Transfering from National Guard/Reserve to Active Duty
Information and procedures for transferring from the National Guard or Reserve Military Forces to the Active Duty Forces.

Overview of the Military's Basic Allowance for Housing
The Basic Allowance for Housing (BAH) provides uniformed service members with housing compensation when government quarters are not provided.

Military Family Housing or Off-Base - Which Is Better?
Most military members with dependents have options of living on-base for free or off-base with a housing allowance. There are pros and cons to both.

Military Overseas Housing Allowance (OHA)
Active duty members stationed overseas (except for Alaska and Hawaii) and authorized to live off-base receive Overseas Housing Allowance (OHA).

Abdominal organs and gastrointestinal system
Medical conditions which are disqualifying for entry into the United States Armed Forces. The information is derived directly from DOD regulations and instructions.

Coast Guard Advanced Enlistment Rank
Certain categories of personnel can enlist in the United States Coast Guard, and receive advanced paygrade status.

Standards to Qualify for Enlistment in the Miltary
The U.S. Armed Forces may reject applicants for any reason they deem appropriate. Here are some of the general standards applicants need to meet.

Military Medical Standards for Enlistment
Various medical conditions are disqualifying for entry into the United States Armed Forces. Learn what these condition are.

What Is the Maximum Age to Enlist in the Military?
Frequently Asked Questions about the U.S. Military. What is the maximum age to enlist in the Military?

How Long Does a Waiver Take to Get Approved?
There is simply no way to guess how long it will take. Different waivers have different levels of review and approval.

Can Non-U.S. Citizens Join the United States Military?
If you are a non-U.S. citizen, you probably asked: Can foreigners serve in the U.S. Military? The answer is yes! This is what you should know.

Joining the US Military is Getting Harder
If you've been planning on joining one of the branches of the US Military, but have been putting it off, you may have lost your chance. For the past sevveral months, all of the active duty and reserve branches have exceeded their recruiting goals.

U.S. Army Military Occupational Specialty (MOS) System
The U.S. Army offers a huge variety of careers for both officers and enlisted personnel. Here's how they are classified.

Genitalia - Military Medical Standards
List of conditions which are disqualifying for entry into the United States Armed Forces. The information is derived directly from DOD regulations and instructions.

Military Medical Standards - Heart
The disqualifying medical conditions for this area, for enlistment or accessing in the U.S. Armed Forces are listed here.

Medical Standards for Entry Into the US Armed Forces
Medical conditions which are disqualifying for entry into the United States Armed Forces.

Join the Military or Go to Jail?
Can a prosecutor​ mandate that someone join the military as an alternative to criminal prosecution?

Lungs, chest wall, pleura, and mediastinum
List of medical conditions which are disqualifying for entry into the United States Armed Forces. The information is derived from DOD regulations and instructions.

Get Married before or after Military Boot Camp?
If you are planning on joining the military and planning on getting married, there are certain advantages (as well as some disadvantages) to tying that knot before you leave for basic training.

Disqualifying Medical Conditions - Mental Health
List of mental health conditions which are disqualifying for entry into the United States Armed Forces. The information is derived directly from DOD regulations.

U.S. Armed Forces Oath of Enlistment
Federal law requires everyone who enlists or re-enlists in the Armed Forces of the United States to take the enlistment oath. Here is the oath, as well as its history.

Arlington National Cemetery
More than 285,000 people have been laid to rest at Arlington National Cemetery. Across its rolling hills stand the unadorned headstones of veterans.

Military Funeral Customs and Traditions
As with the military itself, our armed forces' final farewell to comrades who have died is steeped in tradition and ceremony, much of it based on history.

Hooah - Origins of the Term in the U.S. Military
Where do Army / Air Force hooah, Navy hooyah, and USMC oohrah come from?

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United States Military Special Operations Groups
Lock up a bunch of military members in a room, ask them to debate which Special Operations Group is the best. However, don't make any plans for the immediate future. They'll still be arguing about it when the beer and potato chips run out. Here's a look at U.S. Military Special Operations Forces.

Special Operations Forces -- U.S. Military (Part II)
Part II of U.S. Military Special Operations Forces. Lock up a bunch of military members in a room, ask them to debate which Special Operations Group is the best. However, don't make any plans for the immediate future. They'll still be arguing about it when the beer and potato chips run out. Here's a look at U.S. Military Special Operations Forces.

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The History Behind the 21-Gun Salute
Learn about the history of the gun salute system of the United States Military, which has changed considerably over the years.

U.S. Military FAQ -- What Is an Article 15?
Frequently Asked Questions about the U.S. Military - What Is an Article 15? NJP Non-Judicial Punishment

U.S. Military FAQ - How Much Housing Allowance?
Frequently Asked Questions about the U.S. Military -- How much housing allowance do reserve members receive?

Article 15: How Military Commanders Discipline Soldiers
Nonjudicial punishment (NJP) refers to certain limited punishments which can be awarded for minor disciplinary offenses.

AWOL and Desertion in the National Guard and Reserves
Learn how the National Guard and Reserve forces handle AWOL and Desertion, which is a bit different than the active duty forces.

US Military Code of Conduct Rules for Prisoners of War
The Code of Conduct (CoC) is the legal guide for the behavior of military members who are captured by hostile forces.

United States Military Code of Conduct, Article 2
The Code of Conduct (CoC) is the legal guide for the behavior of military members who are captured by hostile forces.

Code of Conduct, Article 3
The Code of Conduct (CoC) is the legal guide for the behavior of military members who are captured by hostile forces. The Military Code of Conduct.

U.S. Military Code of Conduct, Article 5
The Code of Conduct (CoC) is the legal guide for the behavior of military members who are captured by hostile forces.

U.S. Military: Letter of Admonishment
Learn about non-punitive measures used in the US Military: Counselings, Admonitions, Reprimands, Additional Training and Letter of Admonishment.

Drinking Age in the Military
Learn about the US Military drinking age rules. Congress mandated the military to change them in the mid-80s.

U.S. Disciplinary Barracks at Fort Leavenworth
The USDB is the only maximum-security prison within the Department of Defense. Learn more about this military institution.

Military Justice 101 -- Part 1
All about the United States Military Justice System, including information on court martials, article 15s, rights of the accused and more.

Inside a Military Prison - US Military Careers
The Navy uses three levels of incarceration, a tier system that is based on the length of a prisoner’s sentence.