Ryan Smithson joined the Army Reserve when he was seventeen. Two years later, he was deployed to Iraq as an Army engineer. In this extraordinary and harrowing memoir, readers march along one GI's tour of duty.
It's like "Private Benjamin" meets "Stripes"! Two guys (Pauly Shore, Andy Dick) working at the California branch of Crazy Eddie just lose their job after driving Eddie in-sane. Looking for quick money, they join the Army Reserve, believing the recruitment hype is a fact, jack.
A former U.S. Senator from Connecticut, Christopher Dodd, served three terms in the House of Representatives. In 1966-68 he served in Monción, Dom. Rep. then he joined the Army National Guard and later joined the U.S. National Guard.
Elvis Presley joins the army. On 24 March, 1958 Elvis Presley became soldier No.53310761 and a national hero when he enrolled in the U.S Army . The move came after Presley had spent ten years in the creative wilderness following a fateful movie deal. To quote Alan Levy’s Operation Elvis ‘By pretending he was just like anybody else, the Army had demonstrated to the world The Importance of Being Elvis.’
Yancy Caruthers (1971- )grew up in Alton, MO, and joined the Army Reserves at 17. He became a nurse, and worked in several areas until finding a passion in emergency medicine, which ultimately led to a job with an air ambulance company. He served in Iraq two different times, and retired from the Army as a Captain.
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After leaving the military, it can be difficult to transition to a civilian job, but definitely not impossible. In this article, an Army and Navy veteran gives advice on what to do when you decide your time with the military is up. A lot of the job preparation and search should be done while you’re still in the military, and you might want to consider joining the National Guard or reserves to stay linked to the armed forces.