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Would You Fly for the Navy or the Air Force?
by Khadija L.
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People joined the armed forces for many different reasons, some of which includes being a part of something greater than themselves, continuing on the legacy set by previous family members, the health and monetary benefits, and some people join because their plan A did not work out. Whatever the reason may be, it is an honor to serve and defend one's country. 

People who commit must go through a rigorous training regime and will have to stay away from their families for extended periods of time. Depending on where they are deployed, they also face the threat of death and/or losing the people that they have come to know as their new family. 

Each of the branches of the U.S. military has an aviation mission, and the military pilots, sometimes called aviators can fly many aircraft including fixed-wing like fighter jets and rotary wing like helicopters. To become a pilot, not only must you be both physically and mentally strong, your eyesight must be near perfect.

Do you have what it takes to fly one of the many aircraft in the armed forces, and if you do, which branch of the military is best suited to you? To find out the answer to this question, you should take this quiz!

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