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Citizen-Soldiers : bring with them an abundance of diverse talents, skills, and education. These attributes are often reflected in transferrable work skills that enrich both their military and civilian careers, and they can bring a higher level of sophistication than required by their military occupational specialty.

Some of these Soldiers enjoy the differences between their civilian and military work. Others have identified how to incorporate their civilian education, skills, and experiences to benefit their unit, and enhance their own capacity to complete a mission. Still others may do the same work on both sides and have the opportunity to enrich their ability to contribute all around.

Here are just a few of their stories.

1ST LT. LIYUE HUANG-SIGLE

Tenacity, drive, and a heartfelt appreciation for democracy have propelled 1st Lt. Liyue Huang-Sigle forward in her role as a legal assistance attorney for the Command Judge Advocate, 35th Infantry Division. An immigrant from China, Huang-Sigle is happy to have left what she describes as an oppressive regime for the blessings of experiencing true freedom.  Read more

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Citizen-Soldiers : bring with them an abundance of diverse talents, skills, and education. These attributes are often reflected in transferrable work skills that enrich both their military and civilian careers, and they can bring a higher level of sophistication than required by their military occupational specialty.

Some of these Soldiers enjoy the differences between their civilian and military work. Others have identified how to incorporate their civilian education, skills, and experiences to benefit their unit, and enhance their own capacity to complete a mission. Still others may do the same work on both sides and have the opportunity to enrich their ability to contribute all around.

Here are just a few of their stories.

1ST LT. LIYUE HUANG-SIGLE

Tenacity, drive, and a heartfelt appreciation for democracy have propelled 1st Lt. Liyue Huang-Sigle forward in her role as a legal assistance attorney for the Command Judge Advocate, 35th Infantry Division. An immigrant from China, Huang-Sigle is happy to have left what she describes as an oppressive regime for the blessings of experiencing true freedom.