An official website of the United States government
Here's how you know
A .mil website belongs to an official U.S. Department of Defense organization in the United States.
A lock (lock ) or https:// means you’ve safely connected to the .mil website. Share sensitive information only on official, secure websites.

News Archive

News Stories

News | Dec. 3, 2021

Future Warfighters Essay Competition Awards Ceremony

By Derrik Noack USMEPCOM

Future national guardsmen Jacob Oliver, from Emmetsburg, Iowa, wins Future Warfighters Essay Competition organized by Des Moines MEPS. From L to R: Maj. Aaron Taylor (Des Moines MEPS Commander), Jacob Oliver, Sgt. 1st Class Steven Weede (National Guard Senior Guidance Counselor) and 1st Sgt. Anthony Toolin (Des Moines MEPS senior enlisted advisor) pose for a photo at the Future Warfighters Essay Competition awards ceremony, Nov. 19, 2021.