Capt. Joshua McClure administers the oath of enlistment to his son, Danny, at the Military Entrance Processing Station in Charlotte, N.C., June 26, 2015. Danny becomes the sixth generation of his family to enlist into military service and the third who was enlisted by his or her parent.
Joining the Military
10 Dumb Reasons We Joined The Military
We reached out to see the crazy reason why you, the readers, joined the military. Here’s what you said.
Intelligence Specialist 3rd Class Jacob Lambert, assigned to the U.S. Pacific Command Joint Intelligence Operation Center, uses an indirect calorimeter to check his metabolic rate during a Wellness Vehicle visit.
Joining the Military
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There are some pretty unusual medical conditions that can disqualify you from serving in the U.S. military.
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History
How Uncle Sam Became An American Icon
Over the last 200 years, Uncle Sam has become an indisputable symbol of America.
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History
How Recruitment Posters Used Pay, Patriotism, And Sex Appeal To Bolster The Ranks
A close look at how recruiting tactics evolved over time from the early 1800s to World War II.
A screenshot from the Navy’s newest recruiting commercial.
News
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The U.S. Navy is going through a slight rebranding, and it’s taking a more creative approach.