Fort Irwin

Toptier Training at the NTC

While in the barren Mojave Desert, AKA “Death Valley,” Fort Irwin is home to one of the country’s premier training facilities: The National Training Center. Every year, National...

Hohenzollern in Stuttgart

10-year old Megan in Stuttgart

Moving from state to state is a hard adjustment for any family, but what about moving to an entirely new continent? Military families all know that there is always a possibility that they will need...

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3 Myths About Army ROTC Scholarships

Army ROTC does not automatically pay for college, and signing up does not mean you’re enlisting. By Deborah Ziff, U.S. News and World Report As the enrollment and recruiting officer for Army...

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From Sorority Girl To Soldier

Nine months ago, Natalia Spivey was a typical college freshman majoring in accounting. She also rushed and joined the Delta Delta chapter of the sorority, Kappa Delta, at Troy University. Today...

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Toughing Out Training At The JRTC

Every summer, National Guard troops spend two weeks training at one of the Combat Training Centers (CTC). While training at a CTC is challenging, it prepares the National Guard for any situation...