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    Joseph Howard

    Joseph Howard is a Staff Sergeant in the U.S. Army. In his 10 years in the Army, he has traveled the world, visiting places like Afghanistan, Korea, Japan, Malaysia, and Germany. His Military Occupation Specialty, or "job in the Army," is Cavalry Scout, where he conducts reconnaissance on the enemy and terrain as the eyes and ears of the Commanding Officer. He is currently about a year out from a major career change, from Soldier to Coder.