Behind the Lens

DoD social media specialists get a pretty unique view of what’s happening in the military and around the world when it comes to DoD outreach. Here, they share their points of view.

Two Quantico Middle/High School students got to see what it was like to be a reporter during this year’s MCEC National Training Seminar.
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Affording higher education can be really tough. A DoD intern explains how she made it happen with a naval ROTC scholarship.
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The military tries to offer R&R whenever possible to service members, but did you know there’s a whole hotel ready to serve you and your family in Hawaii?
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Orlando happens to have one of only a few of the world’s Armed Forces Rec Centers. One Marine got the lucky assignment to hang out there.
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The president of an Arkansas college spent a week with the armed forces during JCOC. It made him realize how incredibly effective the DoD is at education.
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