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Blackhawk Pilot / Air Traffic Control Manager

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Military Intelligence Officer / Associate Director, Homeland Security

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Signal Officer / CEO, Technology Company

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U.S. Army ICU Nurse / ER Nurse

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Combatives Instructor / Fight Trainer

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Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Operator / Skycam Operator

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U.S. Army Parachute Team / Professional Base Jumper

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Bradley Tank Maintainer / NHRA Dragster Crew Chief

Go under the hoods with mechanics of a Bradley Fighting System and an NHRA dragster.

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Physical Therapist / Philadelphia Flyers Trainer

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Military Police Instructor / NCAA Linebacker Coach

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Broadcast Journalism Instructor / ESPN Producer

Discover how the U.S. Army compares with the highest standards of journalistic integrity.

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West Point Instructor / Athletic Director

See how managing Soldiers and college athletes requires similar leadership skills.

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U.S. Army Dietician / NBA Chef

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Operations Research Systems Analyst / Denver Nuggets Director of Quantitative Analysis

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