The Complete Idiot's Guide To Careers in the U.S. Military

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Uncle Sam Wants You-more than ever. Since the tragic events of 9/11, all branches of the U.S. Military have seen a rise in enlistments. This is due to several factors: 1) A renewed sense of patriotism, and 2) a cooling off the economy and subsequent recession. Suddenly, job opportunities for recent high school and college grads are drying up quickly. That's why a career in the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, or even the Coast Guard, may be an excellent option. Author Bill Harris, working closely with recruiters from branch of the military, will detail the intricacies of getting the most out of a military career and discuss which branch of the military might be best for you. He'll explore age limits, guaranteed training, bonuses and benefits, and even the rigors of basic training. He'll also cover the many perks offered by a career in the military, and how best to obtain them.

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Bill Harris spent eighteen years at the New York Times (1969-1987) in a variety of editorial and public relations positions. He has held similar editorial positions at King Features Syndicate and Western Publishing in New York. His articles have appeared in The Wall Street Journal, International Heard Tribune, The New York Times, and US Air Magazine. He is also the author of more than a dozen books, including America's Medal of Honor (Random House) Civil War Battlefields (Crown), and The History of America (Stewart, Tabori, & Chang).

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Book Description Alpha, 2002. Book Condition: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: You're no idiot, of course. You know that the armed forces of the United States are responsible for the security and protection of our nation. However, each branch performs specific duties-offering more than 2,000 career specialties for those willing to serve. Which one is best for you? You don't have to listen to the sales pitch of every recruiter! The Complete Idiot's Guide to Careers in the U.S. Military will show you exactly what to expect should you enlist-and what is expected of you! In this Complete Idiot's Guide, you get . --How to enlist-both as a recruit and with an advanced rank. --A description of the Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery Test (ASVAB) including sample questions, study preparation, and how it is scored. --Basic Training routines and how to get in shape for the daily physical exertion the military demands. --Military college fund information for all the armed forces-as well as the GI Bill and the Montgomery GI Bill. Bookseller Inventory # ABE_book_new_002864381X

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