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About the Defend and protect series: "Many men and women feel called to serve their country in the armed forces. They join the countless ranks of those who have defended and protected people at home and around the world in both peace and wartime. Not all serve as soldiers in the army, though. Depending on skills and interests, they might join the personnel of the special forces, air force, navy, undercover operations, or the police. This in-depth series takes readers into the various branches of the armed forces, highlighting the unique attributes of each and the requirements needed to succeed in diverse positions. "Take the Test" sections in each volume allow readers to assess and review their understanding of the content. Sidebars stress training techniques and prerequisites for success. Dynamic photographs add excitement and interest to this high-interest topic. Series provides opportunities to exercise Common Core informational and foundational reading skills"--
"The job of a navy is to control and defend the seas around its country's shores, to keep the sea lanes open and safe for merchant ships, and to protect the country's interests overseas. The crew of a navy warship may be called upon to face danger in a hostile environment far from home. It takes courage, skill, and teamwork to do this job. It also requires professionalism and people who take pride in their work"--p. [4] of cover.
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Gareth Stevens Publishing, 2015
ISBN: 9781482441253
Characteristics: 48 p. : col. ill. ; 25 cm
Call Number: J 359 SNE


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