Rod Powers is a retired Air Force First Sergeant with 22 years of active duty service.
Rod has covered the US Military for About.com since 1999. He is the author of ASVAB for Dummies, Barrons' Officer Candidate School Tests, and Veterans Benefits for Dummies. His next book, ASVAB AFQT for Dummies, is scheduled to be published at the end of the year. Rod is wholly familiar with military life, having been stationed or deployed to several bases around the world during his 22 years of service. His military decorations include the Meritorious Service Medal with three oak-leaf clusters.
Powers is a distinguished graduate of the Air Force NCO Academy, Senior NCO Academy, and the Air Force First Sergeant Academy. He has a degree in Personnel Administration from the Community College of the Air Force.
From Rod Powers:
Whether you've made it a career or only joined up for a term or two, the military remains an important part of your life forever. This site is dedicated to those interested in any aspect of the U.S. Military.