Persuasive Speech : The Air Force

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Speech #3 Persuasive
Tammi Lemay
8 February 2015
Purpose Statement: To persuade the audience to enlist in the U.S. Air Force.
Thesis Statement: There are multiple reasons to join the Air Force ranging from sense of duty, educational benefits, specialized job training and world travel.
Attention Getter: “I am an American Airman. My mission is to Fly, Fight, and Win. I am faithful to a Proud Heritage, A Tradition of Honor, And a Legacy of Valor.”
This is an excerpt from the Airman’s Creed adopted by today’s Air Force, where warriors are made and leaders are born.
Overview of Main Points: First I am going to talk about the benefits of joining the Air Force where I will go over the education benefits, specialized job training and lastly the opportunities of world travel.
I. What can the Air Force do to help me with college?

A. The Air Force has the Community College of the Air Force (CCAF) which is a nationally accredited associate’s degree program. Degree program is based off from your Air Force Specialty Code in which you receive credit for technical training but still basic courses such as Math, English, Public Specking, etc. Tuition assistance and tuition re-imbursement options are available for most colleges and universities. B. Montgomery G.I. Bill can be used to pay for tuition, apprenticeships and vocational schools. 1. According to the Montgomery GI Bill (MGIB) website:
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