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From the American Forces Press Service, a fascinating story of a wonderful young American woman.
I highly recommend reading the story.
Paige Nye will board a plane for the first time June 30 for a life-changing quest that she said she is “extremely over-prepared for.”
This young soldier is indeed over-prepared, as she will enter basic training at Ft. Leonard Wood as an E-3, a rank that is almost unheard of for a new enlistee.
Because she has earned it through a commitment to the U.S. Army and hard work.
Nye jumped up the ranks by referring someone into the Army and completing the Future Soldier Program, which includes marching, reading maps and passing a physical training test, the same one needed to graduate from basic training.
Ms. Nye’s efforts have also placed her on a fast track to her chosen career field as a military intelligence analyst.
It makes me proud to blog about young people like her and to know that our military is still in the capable hands of such committed young people.
I extend my best wishes to Ms. Paige and her Army career. Judging from her attitude and commitment I wouldn’t be a bit surprised if she takes advantage of her educational opportunities and gets a degree or two.