Field Report #232, May 2005

Selling th U.S. Army
Centuries ago in Ancient Egypt criers announced the arrival of ships. With the invention of printing advertising took a giant leap and some would say this was the beginning of modern advertising. Mass media such as television, radio, magazines, billboards and circulars marked another major leap.

Veteran's Administration (VA) Loans
Banks and other private mortgage companies make a special type of home loan to veterans of the US Armed Services who qualify income and credit-wise to purchase a primary residence without putting money down towards the sales price, as long as the sales price does not exceed the appraised value.

Videogame makes "every Soldier a sensor"
The ES3 videogame software, sponsored by the Department of the Army intelligence office, called G-2, is being tested by Training and Doctrine Command at Fort Jackson to determine if the software enhances the training of new Soldiers.

Imagine America Scholarship Program
The award-winning Imagine America scholarship program helps thousands of high school seniors each year to pursue a postsecondary career education at hundreds of career schools across the United States.

U.S. Army Announces Latest Retention and Recruiting Numbers
previously predicted, the Army missed its April recruiting goals, but remains optimistic about achieving the Active Army’s recruiting mission by Oct. 1.

Anheuser-Busch Honors U.S. Troops With Heroes Salute
Anheuser-Busch Cos. Inc. today announced its “Heroes Salute” to honor the U.S. Armed Services by offering free single-day admission to its SeaWorld and Busch Gardens parks to active duty military, active reservists, U.S. Coast Guard, National Guardsmen and as many as three direct dependents beginning Feb. 7 through Dec. 31, 2005.

Troops to Teachers
Troops to Teachers provides Referral Assistance and Placement services to military personnel interested in beginning a second career in public education as a teacher.

Spouses to Teachers
Spouses to Teachers is a Department of Defense pilot project designed to assist spouses of active duty and reserve military members to become public school teachers.

Can I Join the Army with a Felony?
One of the most common questions we get is "Can I Join the Army if I have a Felony". This F.A.Q. Answers that questions and outlines what other offenses that may keep from joining the U.S. Army.

U.S. Army Parachute Team
Being the goodwill ambassadors for the U.S. Army is a big job, one the U.S. Army Parachute Team, "Golden Knights" thrives on. Soldiers on the Golden Knights do their best work at 12,500 feet above the earth's surface, racing to the ground at speeds in excess of 120 mph and landing with smiles, ready to do it all again, in front of 20,000 spectators.

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