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Thanks for subscribing to my website and email series. My name is Chuck Holmes. I am the founder and publisher of this website.

After resigning my commission, and leaving military life back in 2011, I wanted to continue to serve my country. I knew there was limited training online for Citizen-Soldiers. I wanted to “fill that gap” so I launched this website.

chuck holmesOver the past 10-years, we have grown into a popular website with more than 1,200 articles. I provide tips and training for Soldiers, NCOs, officers, retirees, family members, veterans, and people thinking about joining the National Guard, Army Reserve, or Defense Force.

This is what I suggest you do right now.

# 1: Login to your email account and look for your welcome email. It’s from The subject line is “Welcome to” If you don’t see it, please check your spam folder. Also, be sure to whitelist my email address and add me to your contact list so you don’t miss out on any training.

# 2: Read my About Me page to learn more about me.

# 3: Join our community Facebook group. It’s still brand new (as of FEB 2022) and just ramping up. That will be our go to social media site for updates and training.

# 4: Visit our YouTube channel and subscribe. I try to post several new videos each month to share ideas and tips.

# 5: Reply to the welcome email and introduce yourself. I’d love to learn more about you and see how I can help you with your part-time military career.

After you do those five things, spend some time on my website. Read the articles, leave comments, and share any helpful articles you enjoy on social media.

Thanks for stopping by my website and thanks for subscribing. More importantly, thanks for your service. Hooah!