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Great Careers with a High School Diploma: Armed Forces
  • Authored by: Jon Sterngass
  • From the Series: Great Careers with a High School Diploma
  • Trim Size: 6 X 9
  • ISBN-10: 0816070423
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-8160-7042-8
  • Status: In Stock
  • List Price: $32.95
  • Imprint: Ferguson
  • Published: 10/01/2008
  • Dewey Number: 331
  • Reading Level: Grades 9 and up
  • Pages: 136


The armed forces can open up many career opportunities for students willing to make the commitment. Great Careers with a High School Diploma: Armed Forces takes a look at jobs for which recruits can receive training in the army, navy, air force, coast guard, and Marine Corps. Many of the 11 positions featured in this new career guide lead to careers in the military and experience that can be applied to civilian jobs.

Career profiles include:

  • Aircraft mechanic
  • Cargo specialist
  • Computer systems specialist
  • Construction equipment operator
  • Cook
  • Finance and accounting specialist
  • Machinist
  • Medical service technician
  • Personnel specialist
  • Security specialist
  • and more.


Black-and-white photographs. Index. Appendix. Sidebars. Web sites. Interviews.

About the Author(s)

Jon Sterngass is a freelance writer specializing in children's nonfiction books. His most recent books include a biography of José Martí and a history of Filipino Americans. Born and raised in Brooklyn, Sterngass holds a Ph.D. in American history from City University of New York. He lives in Saratoga Springs, New York.

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