New DoctorSpouses post is up!
Once we decided to go the military route, we had to figure out which branch we wanted to join. There are three branches that offer the HPSP Scholarship: Air Force, Army, and Navy. The basics of the scholarship program are virtually the same, but the day-to-day life can vary widely among the branches.
The Navy was turned down by P immediately. He was not interested in being on a submarine for six months at a time, despite my desire to see him in dress whites a là A Few Good Men. (We later learned doctors are not stationed on submarines, but P. had no interest in being confined to any ship for any length of time.) P says if he were younger and single, he might consider the Navy.
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