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  • Don Nelson, National Society of Black Engineers

    Q: Can you briefly describe NSBE and its mission? A: The National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that was founded READ MORE >

  • Army Medicine Delivers Benefits to Global Health

    Infectious diseases pose a significant and persistent threat to the U.S. Army force protection and readiness. While the primary mission of Army medical research is READ MORE >

  • The Life of a U.S. Army Recruiter

    The Life of a U.S. Army Recruiter: First Sergeant James Dowdy U.S. Army Recruiters are located around the country, and have a strong presence in READ MORE >

Advocate Spotlight

  • Khanh Vu

    Khanh Vu, Executive Director of Society of Asian Scientists & Engineers (SASE), discusses the mission of SASE,  the organization’s partnership with the Army and the benefits of a STEM education for today’s youth.


Army Stories

  • Joining the Military

    August 15, 2016 | Captain Bryan Pederson

    For me, joining the military was something that kind of came out of nowhere? I received some information about the Navy and the Army and reviewed it. The pressure was on in March of 2001 from the recruiter to join and I stepped into the military.... READ MORE >

  • Introduction

    August 4, 2016 | Captain Bryan Pederson

    I joined the Minnesota Army National Guard on March 2nd, 2001 at the age of 17. I wanted to do something with my life that would be meaningful and the opportunity to attend college and have a part time job seemed interesting. I was asked by a fri... READ MORE >

  • I know its calling

    July 26, 2016 | Eddie Baltazar

    I have been feeling the need to join our army for the past 5 years, I have 5 brothers and 5 sisters and have a great relationship with my dad and they all tell me its selfish of me to join because of my kids and I do agree but I know I'm wastin... READ MORE >