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Military Enlistment Requirements

  • To join the enlisted ranks, in general you must:
    • Be a U.S. citizen or Green Card holder
    • Be in good health
    • Be 17 to 40 years old (different branches have different age requirements)
    • Have a high school diploma (some branches will accept a GED)
    • Pass the Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery (ASVAB) test

    ASVAB exam: The Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery (ASVAB) is a multiple choice test, administered by the United States Military Entrance Processing Command, used to determine qualification for enlistment in the United States Armed Forces. After a military recruiter determines that you are eligible to take the ASVAB, they will give you a date and time to take it.

    Branches of the Military: 

    • Army
    • Marine Corps
    • Navy
    • Air Force
    • Coast Guard

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