New Army recruit and New York City native Celine Pichardo shows off some of her favorite places in her Washington Heights neighborhood in Manhattan before she sets off for basic training and finally dons the cloth of the nation.
Video by Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Marcus L. Stanley, DOD
Your military is an all-volunteer force that serves to protect our security and way of life, but Service members are more than a fighting force. They are leaders, humanitarians and your fellow Americans. Get to know more about the men and women who serve, who they are, what they do, and why they do it.
Find out more about YOUR military: https://www.defense.gov/knowyourmilitary
Keep up with the Department of Defense on social media!
Like the DoD on Facebook: http://facebook.com/DeptofDefense
Follow the DoD on Twitter: http://twitter.com/DeptofDefense
Follow the DoD on Instagram: http://instagram.com/DeptofDefense
For more on the Department of Defense, visit: http://www.defense.gov