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Over the course of three deployments to Afghanistan and Iraq, during which she flew 89 combat missions and then served as “a ground-based problem solver,” McGrath had to reckon with the violent nature of her vocation.
AFTER BREAKING MILITARY BARRIERS, AMY MCGRATH CAME TO QUESTION THE MISSIONELIZABETH SAMETAUGUST 27, 2021WASHINGTON POST
For the few women who were in athletics, sports were seen as more a hobby than a vocation.
TIME FOR THE END OF THE TEEN GYMNASTDVORA MEYERSJULY 27, 2021FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
The Jameses say that of all the vocations they’ve studied, professional athletes are among the most enthusiastic about sleep and even napping.
NAP TIME FOR EVERYONE! (EP. 468)STEPHEN J. DUBNERJULY 8, 2021FREAKONOMICS
Though he eventually lost the girl, he gained a vocation, and, in 2009, at the age of 20, he joined American Medical Response.
THE BROKEN FRONT LINEBY AVA KOFMAN, PHOTOGRAPHY BY KENDRICK BRINSON AND DAVID WALTER BANKSAPRIL 7, 2021PROPUBLICA
Unfortunately the church has routinely forgotten its vocation.
WHAT IS THE POINT OF CELEBRATING EASTER DURING A PANDEMIC?N.T. WRIGHTAPRIL 2, 2021TIME
I had never intended to return to my father’s vocation, but this story was too juicy to resist!
I HAVE COME TO BURY AYN RAND - ISSUE 98: MINDDAVID SLOAN WILSONMARCH 24, 2021NAUTILUS
Dabbling in different vocations at the same time is a way to transition from one career to another.
RISE OF ‘PORTFOLIO CAREERS’: PANDEMIC SPURS MORE PEOPLE TO EMBRACE MULTIPLE VOCATIONSJESSICA DAVIESMARCH 16, 2021DIGIDAY
He switched from defensive line to offense, and suddenly football turned from hobby to possible vocation.
HIS TEAM IS GOING TO THE SUPER BOWL. HE’S STAYING ON THE CORONAVIRUS FRONT LINES.ADAM KILGOREFEBRUARY 1, 2021WASHINGTON POST
For most of us, the choice is far less dire — but we still have to weigh the relative value of our vocations against the calling of our convictions, and try to make choices we’d be proud to tell our grandchildren about.
WHEN FREE SPEECH CLASHES WITH KEEPING YOUR JOBKARLA MILLERJANUARY 21, 2021WASHINGTON POST
He’s an editor in vocation and a reformer at heart, compelled to spur woefully needed social change.
'THIS IS NOT THE TIME FOR TIPTOEING.' HOW BRITISH VOGUE'S EDWARD ENNINFUL IS SHAKING UP THE FASHION WORLDDIANA EVANSSEPTEMBER 11, 2020TIME
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WORDS RELATED TO VOCATION

  • area
  • arena
  • bailiwick
  • calling
  • career
  • course
  • domain
  • dominion
  • field
  • line
  • metier
  • métier
  • profession
  • province
  • sphere
  • terrain
  • territory
  • trade
  • vocation
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