Tag Archives: navy

Foreign Area Officer (aka Getting Paid to be an Expert)

Hello cyberspace!  Katie here, coming at you with a little bit more incentive to go military, or even just military related.  A lot of agencies and services have realized the importance of having individuals specialized in certain areas of the … Continue reading

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Book announcement: Sailor Diplomat: Nomura Kichisaburo and the Japanese-American War

This book is a naval-diplomatic history of Nomura Kichisaburo. Some will recognize him as Japan’s pre-Pearl Harbor ambassador to the United States; he was also an admiral of the Imperial Japanese Navy, a one-time foreign minister, and spiritual godfather of … Continue reading

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Road Map to a Military Decision

So I promised everyone in my previous post a look into using your Japanese Studies major in the military…well, I’m going to back up a few paces before we dive into that pool.  Naturally, you have to first decide which … Continue reading

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Military Points to Consider

Hello, everyone.  Katie here!  After spending my years at Gettysburg soaking up Japanese Studies and Political Science, I decided to join the military.  Everyone has their different reasons, I won’t get into mine, but I’ve heard them range from money … Continue reading

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