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National Guard Tuition Assistance: An Overview

Let’s take a few minutes and discuss the National Guard Tuition Assistance Program. The Army National Guard desires that every person who serves has the complete opportunity to gain all the education they would possibly need to have a successful life and career. They offer many benefits to help members attain this education. I recently …

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National Guard Youth Challenge Program: An Overview

Today, I’m going to give you an overview of the National Guard Youth Challenge Program. Children are the future, and it is our duty to make sure that future shines bright. Those were the words I used when, several years ago I was involved with helping teenagers get their skate-park rebuilt in Lebanon. Missouri. In …

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Army Functional Area 47: Academy Professor, United States Military Academy

This post is about what it will take an officer to attain the position of Army Functional Area 47: Academy Professor at the United States Military Academy. Approximately 50 miles North of New York City is the United States Military Academy at West Point, New York. This military educational institution is considered the best of …

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The Army War College: Facts & History

With an intense history that goes years back, the Army War College has provided resources to leaders unlike any other educational institution could. In today’s post, we are going to provide an overview of the Army War College. In keeping theme with the expectation that US Army Officers are to engage in lifelong learning and …

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The Jungle Expert Tab: What You Should Know

Do you know, or have you seen a Soldier wearing a tab that says: Jungle Expert? Maybe you are quite familiar with uniform regulations, and you are curious about the where, why, and how this patch can be on a uniform. In today’s post, we are going to research the Jungle Expert Tab: what you …

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Military Free-fall (HALO) Parachutist Badge: 10 Cool Facts

Today, we’re going to take a few minutes and discuss the military HALO badge. Have you ever watched an individual jump out of an airplane and fall for what seems like miles before opening their parachute and drifting safely to the ground? For many of us, we call these people crazy or nuts. The ones …

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The Unit Movement Officer Deployment Planning Course: An Overview

In today’s post, we are going to have an overview of the Unit Movement Officer Deployment Planning Course. Whenever a unit needs to relocate to a new area of operations, a plan of movement needs to be developed. In many cases, a Mobility Warrant Officer is utilized, but there are others who are involved in …

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