Guide to Joining the Military

Guide to Joining the Military


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Guide to Joining the Military by Scott A. Ostrow

Guide to Joining the Military includes topics like: women in the military, details on opportunities available within all branches of the military, what to expect from a military career, information on joining the national guard and reserve, coverage of the ASVAB examination, details on the physical exam and background investigation, basic training facts (daily schedules, training regimens, physical conditioning and more).

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780768914412
Publisher: Peterson's
Publication date: 01/28/2004
Pages: 208
Product dimensions: 7.30(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Dr. Scott A. Ostrow is a high school Air Force JROTC teacher and retired military officer who started his military career as an enlisted Navy member shortly after graduating from Copiague High School (New York) in 1978. After serving in the Navy for more than seven years, Scott attended Air Force Officer Training School and was commissioned as a second lieutenant in July 1986.

Scott has served as a Poseidon Missile Technician, Navy Recruiter, Air Force Missile Officer, Fighter Squadron Executive Officer, Recruiting Squadron Operations Officer, and Medical Service Corps Officer (as a Reservist), and he was also Chief of Recruiter Training, Chief of Health Professions Recruiting, and, Chief, Recruiting Operations and Training Division with Air Force Reserve Recruiting. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in business administration (management) from Baptist College at Charleston (now Charleston Southern University), a Master of Public Administration degree from Troy University, and a Doctor of Education degree in Organizational Leadership from Argosy University.

Scott retired from the Air Force in 2005 and has been teaching high school since then. He is married and has six children, two of whom are currently serving in the Air Force.

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