Air Force

Kyle A. Olander, SSgt, USAF
EA Recruiter, B Flight
Air and Space Force Recruiting
361st Recruiting Squadron
910 S. Columbia Center Blvd, Kennewick
Office: 509-491-0404
Cell: 509-412-2289
Instagram: @AirForce_TriCities
Facebook: AirForce Recruiting, Tri-Cities

With a full-time job in the Air Force, you receive incomparable on-the-job training and benefits like 30 days of vacation with each pay year, up to 100 percent tuition reimbursement, housing allowance and retirement.

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Martin E. Cerrillos, SSG, USA
United States Army Recruiter Tri-Cities
1220 N Columbia Center Blvd, Kennewick
Office: 509-735-3532
Cell: 509-508-7318

The Army counts on active duty Soldiers for day-to-day operations. Each Soldier has his or her own specialized training and serves a critical function within his or her unit. When you make the decision to join the Army, you will take a test called the Armed Forces Vocational Aptitude Battery. Once you complete the test, you’ll be able to choose from a list of Military Occupational Specialties that match your qualifications.

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Coast Guard

CS1 David F. Patterson, Jr.
Recruiter - RO Vancouver
11504 SE Mill Plain Blvd Suite D
Vancouver, WA 98684
Office (360)699-1045 ext. 2101

In the Coast Guard, not only will you receive the best training in your field, but you'll then go right to work, relying on what you've learned. Because the Coast Guard is a relatively small military service, our men and women put their training to work every day. And every job in the Coast Guard can lead to increased responsibility and pay.

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Andrew W. Stone, Staff Sergeant/USMC
Marine Corps Career Counselor
Marine Corps Recruiting Sub-Station 
1220 N. Columbia Center Blvd, Kennewick
Office: 509-783-1381
Cell: 509-679-5618

The Marine Corps is more than a career path. It is a life path. Marines are assigned specific roles for which they are optimally trained. Each making a critical difference in a collective fight, Marines develop skills in specific Military Occupational Specialties, and are expected to become experts in their respective fields. 

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Petty Officer Nathan Stout
NRS Tri-Cities
1220 N Columbia Center Blvd, Kennewick
Office: 509-783-1461
Cell: 509-520-4972

Enlisted Sailors are members of the Navy who serve in an occupational specialty that requires a high school diploma as a minimum educational requirement. They hold hundreds of positions in different career and job areas, from cryptology to construction, nuclear operations to special operations. 

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Army National Guard

SSG Robert Johnson
Washington Army National Guard
513 N Edison St Suite D, Kennewick
Office: 509-222-9598
Cell: 509-490-4457

Army National Guard Soldiers serve part-time in support of their community, state and country. They serve while attending high school, college or technical school and while maintaining full-time civilian careers. The Army National Guard responds to domestic emergencies and overseas combat operations.

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Air National Guard

Air National Guard

SSGT Roman Watson
Production Recruiter Retainer
Office (253)304-6409

In the Air National Guard, you get to serve in a way that fits your lifestyle. That means serving close to home in a role that best suits you, all while building strength in the communities you serve, both locally and globally. Serving in the Air Guard, you'll take home a regular paycheck while learning skills that will stick with you for the rest of your life.

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Air Force ROTC 

LT. Sarah Boggins
University of Washington ROTC
(940) 765-7967 cell
(206) 543-5496 office

The Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps (AFROTC) is offered at more than 1,100 colleges and universities across the country. While students obtain their bachelor’s degree, they sign up for AFROTC classes at their university and complete the courses as electives. Once students complete the AFROTC program and graduate with their bachelor’s degree, they are automatically commissioned as officers in the United States Air Force.

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2LT, Joseph Jordan
Gold Bar Recruiter
Eastern Washington University ROTC
(253) 509-4028 
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Army ROTC pays for your tuition while you go to college and train to become an Army Officer. Offered at more than 1,000 colleges and universities, you can get the college experience along with a guaranteed career after graduation as a highly respected second lieutenant in the Army, Army Reserve, or Army National Guard.

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MMN1 (SW) Derek Moore
NRS Tri-Cities
1220 N Columbia Center Blvd, Suite M
Kennewick, WA 99336
Office: (509)783-1461

The purpose of the Navy ROTC Program is to educate and train qualified young men and women for service as commissioned officers in the Navy's unrestricted line, the Navy Nurse Corps and the Marine Corps. As the largest single source of Navy and Marine Corps officers, the Navy ROTC Scholarship Program plays an important role in preparing individuals for leadership and management positions in an increasingly technical Navy and Marine Corps.

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Military Academies

United States Naval Academy

For information about seeking admission to the Naval Academy and becoming a midshipman, please contact our Office of Admissions. Interested in visiting the Naval Academy? The Naval Academy Summer Seminar offers an opportunity for rising high school seniors to visit the Naval Academy for one week during the summer. This program provides a comprehensive look at the Naval Academy, the academic programs offered, life as a midshipman, and Navy and Marine Corps service options.

Additional information regarding USNA's Academic Programs may be directed to the Associate Provost for Academic Affairs (ADAA) at or 410-293-1589. Additional information on the Admissions process (including PTR packets) should be directed to the Admissions office via their online form or 410-293-1858.

United States Merchant Marine Academy

The Experience of a Lifetime; A Lifetime of Experience. With 95 percent of the world's products transported over water, our graduates are vital to the effective operation of our merchant fleet for both commercial and military transport during war and peace.

The Academy is a federal service academy that educates leaders of exemplary character who are inspired to serve the national security, marine transportation, and economic needs of the United States as licensed Merchant Marine Officers and commissioned officers in the Armed Forces.

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United States Military Academy West Point

The Preeminent Leader Development Institution

The U.S. Military Academy at West Point's mission is "to educate, train, and inspire the Corps of Cadets so that each graduate is a commissioned leader of character committed to the values of Duty, Honor, Country and prepared for a career of professional excellence and service to the Nation as an officer in the United States Army."

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United States Coast Guard Academy

The United States Coast Guard Academy presents an unrivaled opportunity to attend an elite professional college that charges no tuition and guarantees a challenging and rewarding career upon graduation.

Ranked among the nation’s most prestigious institutions of higher learning, the U.S. Coast Guard Academy in New London, Connecticut, is proud to educate future leaders of America's multi-mission, maritime military force. Each year, approximately 200 graduates are commissioned as Coast Guard officers to help ensure the safety, security and stewardship of our nation’s waters.

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United States Air Force Academy

Life at a Different Altitude

The U.S. Air Force Academy isn’t just a premier higher-education establishment. It's an unparalleled academic and military institution that provides young men and women with rewarding opportunities to transform into the leaders of tomorrow. It’s life at a different altitude.

The US Air Force Academy is a 4-year, highly competitive, fully paid for, undergraduate university located in Colorado Spring, Colorado. The Academy is focused on full person development, students are helped to achieve their best academically, physically, and morally. 

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