The Huntington Beach Union High School District will host its first ever Armed Services Night on Wednesday, March 6 from 6-8 p.m. at the HBUHSD District office. Similar to the District’s College and Career Night, representatives will be available with informational displays and literature for students interested in exploring a service career and looking for ways to attend college for free or nearly free while serving their country.
Service members from the Army, Navy, Air Force, and Marines will be on hand to talk with students about the many different college and career opportunities the military has to offer. The night is intended for students and families to ask the service members more in depth questions about their experiences, and get a deeper understanding of topics such as free college, GI Bill information, graduate degree programs, Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery (ASVAB) testing information, military job descriptions, and path requirements for enlisted and officer.
All students are encouraged to attend. Families will be able to attend an educational opportunities presentation which will repeat every 20 minutes as well as visit the various displays by the service members. In addition, a showcase will be performed by the Navy Rock Band. Its members will available to talk to performing arts students interested in world class training, travel, and educational opportunities available to sailors through the Navy and the arts as a member of the Navy Band.