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Joining the United States Army can be a challenging and rewarding experience, granting you valuable skill sets and allowing you to serve your country. Before you visit your local recruiting office, you should become familiar with the entire process so that you can make an informed choice regarding your entrance into the U.S. Army.
Learn the Army’s mission. Before joining the U.S. Army, you will want to fully consider the commitment that you will be making. Beyond meeting the general requirements, you will need to understand and uphold the mission of the U.S. Army. Read over the official and legal U.S. Army mission statement to make sure you are ready to uphold and meet these goals: ”Preserve the peace and security and provide for the defense of the United States, the Commonwealths and possessions, and any areas occupied by the United States” ”Support the national policies” ”Implement the national objectives” ”Overcome any nations responsible for aggressive acts that imperil the peace and security of the United States”
Meet the basic requirements. The U.S. Army will require that certain basic personal criteria be met before you can officially join. The requirements will help ensure that you are physically, mentally, and legally able to fit well with the needs of the U.S. Army. Review the following necessary criteria that you will need to meet before joining: Must be a U.S. citizen or have been issued a Green Card. Must be in good health. Be between 17 and 34 years of age. If you are 17 years old, you’ll need parental consent, otherwise you can wait until you turn 18 to self apply. Must have obtained your high school diploma. However, some branches will accept a GED. Be able to take and pass the The Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery(ASVAB) test with a minimum score of 31. Should have no serious criminal record. Waivers may be available for these criteria.
Make contact. After you have made your decision to join the U.S. Army, you will need to begin making contact. Speaking with a representative of the U.S. Army will allow you to better understand your options and fully commit to joining if you feel it’s the right choice for you. For active duty or reserve, positions call 1-800-USA-ARMY (1-800-872-2769). For positions in the U.S. Army National Guard call 1-800-GO-GUARD (1-800-464-8273). You can also make contact on-line at www.goarmy.com, www.goarmy.com/reserve.html, or www.nationalguard.com.