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Military Phonetic Alphabet for Radio and...
A phonetic alphabet is a list of words used to identify letters in a message transmitted by radio or telephone. Spoken words from an approved list are substituted for letters.
What Is Military Time?
The military operates off a 24-hour clock, beginning at midnight (which is 0000 hours). So, 1:00 AM is 0100 hours, 2:00 AM is 0200 hours, and so-on up until 11:00 PM which is 2300 hours.
Armed Forces Requirements for Enlistments
Each of the services have their own minimum standards when it comes to Armed Forces Vocational Apptitude Battery (ASVAB score requirements, and education levels needed to qualify for enlistment.
Just Exactly How Far is a 'Klick' in the...
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U.S. Military Age Limits
One would think that age to enlist in the US military would be a simple category. One is either old enough, or too old, right? Unfortunately, it doesn't quite work that way.
The Basics of the United States Military
The basic description of the United States Military, including the mission of the five military branches, organizational chain of command, and an overview of military ranks.
Army Job (MOS) Descriptions
Complete list of Army Military Occupation Specialties (MOS) available for Army enlisted Soldiers.
38 Marine Corps Enlisted Job Descriptions and...
Job descriptions and qualification factors for United States Marine Corps enlisted MOSs (jobs).
What You Probably Don't Know About Military...
The ultimate guide to joining the United States Military. All about meeting the recruiter, the military enlistment contract, enlistment incentives, the enlistment process, military pay and benefits and more. If you are thinking of joining the United States military, you owe it to yourself to read this series first.
Requirements for Army Physical Fitness Test...
Soldiers are required to take a physical fitness test at least twice per year. There are three events which are measured: push-ups, sit-ups, and a timed two-mile run.
What You Should Consider When Choosing to Join...
All military services are not created equally. Sure, everyone gets the same basic pay and allowances. But other factors, such as enlistment incentives, quality of barracks and base housing, assignment opportunities, job opportunities, deployment rates, and promotion rates vary widely between the branches.
Complete Overview of Military Basic Pay
2014 Military Basic Pay rate Main Menu
U.S. Army Height/Weight Chart - Males
Height/Weight Chart for males in the United States Army
Can a Non-US Citizen Join the Military?
I get lots of email from non-U.S. citizens asking about joining the U.S. Military. It may surprise some of you to learn that you do not have to be a U.S. citizen in order to join the U.S. Military, but there are certain restrictions.
What Are the Air Force Enlisted Jobs?
Detailed job description and qualification factors for Air Force enlisted jobs (AFSCs)
US Military Rank and Insignia Chart - Enlisted
Military Rank Chart for the enlisted pay grades: seaman recruit seaman apprentice lance corporal army navy pv2
What the Recruiter Never Told You
The ultimate guide for joining the United States Military. In Part 1 various things to consider when deciding which military service to join. Each of the services are different, and some people may be more suited (based upon qualifications, temperament, and/or interests) for one service vs. another. Page 2.
U.S. Military Rank Charts
Rank insignia charts for the United States Army, Air Force, Navy, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard, as well as general information about military rank/rate and military rank history.
11 General Orders for Sentry Duty
he 11 General Orders of a Sentry for the United States Marine Corps.
Army Chain of Command (Organization)
The basic bulding block of all Army organizations is the individual soldier. A small group of soldiers organized to maneuver and fire is called a squad. As elements of the Army's organizational structure become larger units, they contain more and more subordinate elements from combat arms, combat support and combat service support units.
Want to Become an Air Force Pilot? Read This...
Becoming an Air Force pilot isn’t easy. If you make it, you will be among the elite of the elite in the United States armed services. Here’s what you need to do to try to reach this lofty goal.
Surviving Navy Boot Camp
All about Coast Guard Basic Training. Includes a detailed description of what you can expect in Coast Guard Boot Camp, as well as a few tips to help you 'survive.'
Complete List of Army Jobs
Job descriptions and qualification factors for United States Army Officer Jobs (Military Occupation Specialties). On this page, Complete List of Army Enlisted MOSs
13 Navy Job Descriptions
Enlisted Rating (job) descriptions and qualification factors for the United States Navy. Main Menu.
What to Expect in Your First Visit to MEPS
MEPS (Military Entrance Processing Station) is a Department of Defense joint-service organization. Their job is to determine an applicant's physical qualifications, aptitude and moral standards as set by each branch of military service, the Department of Defense, and federal law. Here's an overview of what you can expect when you make that first trip to the MEPS.
What Every Member of the Army Should Know About...
Ever wanted to know what it takes to get promoted in the Army? We've taken the 'gobbly-gook' out of the Army Enlisted Promotion Regulation and present the process 'in the clear.'
What Is the Oldest Age You Can Enlist By in the...
Frequently Asked Questions about the U.S. Military – What is the maximum age to enlist in the Military?
DOD (Military) Urinalysis (Drug Test) Program
DoD labs test 60,000 urine samples each month. All active duty members must undergo a urinalysis at least once per year. Members of the Guard and Reserves must be tested at least once every two years. There are several protections built-in to the system to ensure accurate results.
Military Separation Codes & Reenlistment...
MMilitary Reenlistment Eligibility Codes are contained on military discharge documents and determine whether or not one is eligible to re-enter a military service or reenlist into a military service.
Honoring All Who Served
Many people confuse Memorial Day and Veterans Day. Memorial Day is a day for remembering and honoring military personnel who died in the service of their country, particularly those who died in battle or as a result of wounds sustained in battle. While those who died are also remembered on Veterans Day, Veterans Day is the day set aside to thank and honor ALL those who served honorably in the military - in wartime or peacetime.
What You Should Know About Security Clearance...
A security clearance investigation is an inquiry into an individual’s loyalty, character, trustworthiness and reliability to ensure that he or she is eligible for access to national security information. In part 1 of this three-part feature, the basics of a Security Clearance.
What You Need to Know to Survive Marine Corps...
Without doubt, Marine boot camp is more challenging -- both physically and mentally -- than the basic training programs of any of the other military services. Not only are the physical requirements much higher, but recruits are required to learn and memorize a startling amount of information.
Military Separation Codes - Alphabetical
These codes are contained in your military records and may be annotated on various military separation documents.
Do You Have What It Takes to Join the US...
There is no right to serve in the United States Military. The Military Services may reject applicants for any reason they deem appropriate. Here are some of the general standards applicable for enlistment in the United States Military.
Military Commissioned Officer Promotions
The chart on this page is derived from DOD Instruction 1320.13. It shows the point where commissioned officers (in any of the services) can expect to be promoted (assuming they are selected for promotion), based upon their time-in-service.
Job Descriptions and Requirements for US Marine...
Job descriptions and qualification factors for United States Marine Corps enlisted MOSs (jobs). On this page, all about FIELD 03, INFANTRY.
Top 10 Lies (Some) Military Recruiters Tell...
Let's face it. Some military recruiters lie. It's been going on for decades. It happens because military recruiting is a numbers-game. Meet your recruiting goals and you're a sucessful recruiter. Fail to make your goals and your career can be damaged.
Military Reenlistment Eligibility (RE) Codes -...
These codes are contained on military discharge documents and determine whether or not one may reenlist or enlist in a military service at a later time.
How to Get Out of the Military
Hardly a week goes by that I don't receive email from someone asking how they can get out of the military. Sometimes the person is disillusioned -- perhaps their recruiter lied to them, or perhaps they had
2014 Basic Pay for Enlisted Military
2014 Military Basic Pay rate for Military for Enlisted Members
Tips for Surviving Air Force Basic Training
Air Force Basic Training is now 8 1/2 weeks long. Here is the ultimate Air Force Basic Training Survival Guide. All about Air Force Basic Training. Includes a detailed description of what you can expect in Air Force Basic Military Training (AFBMT), advice on things you can do in advance to prepare, as well as a few tips to help you out while you're there.
What the Recruiter Never Told You About...
The ultimate guide to joining the United States Military. In Part 5, all about military pay, including base pay and special pays.
All About the Army Additional Skill Identifiers
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Do You Qualify for Veteran's Benefits?
Do you qualify for Veteran Benefits? The answer may surprise you. It depends on which benefit, the time-period you served, the number of active duty days you served, and what kind of discharge you received.
Surviving Army Basic Training
All about Army Basic Training. Includes a detailed description of what you can expect in Army Boot Camp, as well as a few tips to help you survive.
How You Can Survive Military Basic Training
An introduction to basic training in general, with links to detailed descriptions of what to expect in the five military boot camps, and tips to survive.
Military Physical Profile Serial System - The...
To determine medical standards for different jobs, and to make sure that military members are medically qualified to perform the duties of that job, the military has developed a medical profile indicator, known as the physical profile serial system.
Computing the ASVAB (AFQT) Score
Only four areas of the ASVAB test are used to compute the overall ASVAB score, also known as the AFQT (Armed Forces Qualification Test) score. The four areas of the ASVAB used to compute the AFQT score are: Word Knowledge (WK), Paragraph Comprehension (PC), Arithmatic Reasoning (AR), and Mathmatics Knowledge (MK).
U.S. Army Awards and Decorations
Graphical chart showing United States Army medals and decorations, along with descriptions and basic award criteria
Army General Orders (For Boot Camp)
The three general orders that recruits in Army Basic Training (Boot Camp) are expected to memorize.
What Is the Air Force's Policy on Tattoos and...
The Air Force policy concerning body art, tattoos, body piercings, and body mutilations.
History of the Draft
Background of the selective service system ('The Draft') of United States.
Is Adultery Considered a Crime in the Military?
I get email all the time (usually from wives) asking what constitutes the crime of adultery in today's military? Usually the wife is upset because she perceives that the military did nothing about a way-ward husband's wicked ways, or are angry because the military did not punish him for cheating on her. So, is adultery still an offense under the military justice system? Yes .... and no. It actually depends upon the circumstances.
Article 15: How Military Commanders Discipline...
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What to Know About the Armed Forces Qualificati...
The AFQT score is the most important ASVAB score, because it determines whether you can join the military service of your choice.
What Happens When You Fail to Obey a Military...
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Am I Eligible to Join the Military if I Have a...
Frequently Asked Questions about the U.S. Military: – I have a GED. Am I eligible to join the military?
The Top 10 ASVAB Study Guides
The Armed Forces Vocational Aptitude Battery (ASVAB) is the test used by the United States Military to determine eligibility to join, and job qualifications. Using a Study Guide to help prepare can increase ASVAB test scores. Some folks have found these study guides can raise their AFQT scores by as much as 30 percent.
Military Offenses That Will Get You Court...
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US Military Rank and Insignia Chart - Officer
Military Rank Chart for the enlisted pay grades: army air force air force capt lieutenant colonel air force lt lieutenant junior grade
Enlisted Promotions Made Simple
Ever wanted to know what it takes to get promoted in the Air Force? We've taken the 'gobbly-gook' out of the Air Force Enlisted Promotion Regulation and present the process 'in the clear.'
What are the Grooming Standards for the Marine...
Each of the military services impose grooming standards on their military personnel, as part of their Dress & Appearance, or Uniform Regulations. Here are the grooming standards for the United States Marine Corps.
Marine Corps Physical Fitness Test Chart - Males
Every Marine must be physically fit, regardless of age, grade, or duty assignment. Fitness is essential to the day-to-day effectiveness and combat readiness of the Marine Corps. Each Marine must pass a semi-annual physical fitness test (PFT).
U.S. Army Physical Fitness Chart - Males (Ages...
Pysical Fitness Point Chart for Members of the United States Army
The Air Force Song - Full Lyrics
The Air Force Song - Full Lyrics by Robert Crawford, courtesy USAF Heritage of America Band   Off we
Medical Conditions That Disqualify You from the...
These pages list medical conditions which are disqualifying for entry into the United States Armed Forces. The information is derived directly from Department of Defense (DOD) regulations and instructions.
Where are the Air Force Technical Schools...
Shown here are the codes used to describe Air Force technical training locations, which are found in our Air Force Enlisted Job Description Pages:
Army Officer MOS Listing
OFFICER CLASSIFICATION SYSTEM AOC TITLE BRANCH 11 INFANTRY * 11A INFANTRY BRANCH 12 ARMOR * 12A ARMOR,
What Does a Navy Hospital Corpsman Do?
Enlisted Rating (job) descriptions and qualification factors for the United States Navy. On this page, all about Hospital Corpsman (HM).
Complete List of Military Separation Codes
These codes are contained in your military records and may be annotated on various military separation documents.
United States Military Weapons of War
There is no argument that the United States Military is the most powerful military in the World. We have achieved a level of technology in military weapons and equipment that no other nation on earth comes close to. In Part I of this article, we discuss some of the weapons and equipment used by U.S. Military Infantry and Special Operations.
Everything You Need to Know to Understand...
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Can Non-US Citizens Join the United States...
Frequently Asked Questions about the U.S. Military – Can a non-U.S. Citizen join the United States Military?
What Is the Minimum Time You Can Enlist in the...
Frequently Asked Questions about joining the United States Military -- What is the shortest period of time I can enlist in the Military?
2014 Military Basic Pay
2014 Military Basic Pay rate for Officers
What the Recruiter Never Tells You
The ultimate guide to joining the United States Military. In part 4, all about enlistment contracts and enlistment incentives such as enlistment bonuses, college fund, guaranteed duty assignment, buddy enlistment program, and more.
Marine Corps Job Description for Rifleman
Marine Corps Enlisted Job Descriptions, MOS details, and qualification factors. MOS 0311 -- Rifleman
What It's Like to Be a U.S. Army Infantryman
Job descriptions and qualification factors for United States Army Enlisted Jobs (Military Occupation Specialties). On this page, all about 11B--Infantryman
How to Navigate the Complex Military Retirement...
The military retirement pay system used to be easy to understand. Then, in the 80's Congress started making changes, making the system a little more complicated.
What to Know About the US Military Vocational...
The ASVAB is the Armed Forces Vocational Aptitude Test. Test results determine (1) whether or not one qualifies for military service, and (2) if so, what jobs they qualify for. The ASVAB consists of nine sub-tests which results in an overall ASVAB score and various ASVAB sub-test scores.
State-by-State Listing of Major U.S. Military...
State-by-state listing showing major U.S. Military Bases and Installations located in the state, along with personnel totals for active duty personnel stationed in the state, and number of Guard and Reserves located within the state.
How to Enlist in the Army Special Forces
Job descriptions and qualification factors for United States Army Enlisted Jobs (Military Occupation Specialties). On this page, all about 18X - Special Forces Enlistment Option
Military Justice 101 - Part 3, Enlisted...
All about the United States Military Justice System, including information on court martials, article 15s, rights of the accused, administrative demotions, discharges, counselings, reprimands, and more.
How the Military Deals With Adultery
Articles 77 through 134 of the UCMJ are known as the
Things You Should Consider if You Want to Join...
Choosing a military service can be a complicated decision. The services differ when it comes to enlistment incentives, assignment opportunities, quality of life programs, deployment rates, promotion opportunities, and more. Here are the pros and cons of choosing to enlist in the United States Air Force.
Things You Should Consider Before Joining the...
Choosing a military service can be a complicated decision. The services differ when it comes to enlistment incentives, assignment opportunities, quality of life programs, deployment rates, promotion opportunities, and more. Here are the pros and cons of choosing to enlist in the United States Army.
What Your Recruiter Never Told You About Housing
The ultimate guide for joining the United States Military. In part 6, all about the military's on-base family housing, payment of housing allowance (BAH), and dormitory (barracks) life.
How to Join the Military Police in the Marine...
Marine Corps Enlisted Job Descriptions, MOS details, and qualification factors. MOS 5811 -- Military Police
Simplified Form of Marine Corps Enlisted...
Ever wanted to know what it takes to get promoted in the United States Marine Corps (USMC)? We've taken the 'gobbly-gook' out of the Marine Corps Enlisted Promotion Regulation and present the process 'in the clear.'
What Is the Army's New Tattoo Policy?
The Army has revised its policy on tattoos. Tattoos are now permitted on the hands and back of the neck if they are not “extremist, indecent, sexist or racist.” Army Regulation 670-1, also now specifies: “Any tattoo or brand anywhere on the head or face is prohibited except for permanent make-up.”
Should You Get Married Before or After Joining...
If you are planning on joining the military and planning on getting married, there are certain advantages (as well as some disadvantages) to tying that knot before you leave for basic training.
Top Things a Military Recruiter Never Told You
The ultimate guide for joining the United States Military. In Part 3, what you can expect during the enlistment process, and how the military services determine what enlisted job you will get.
military DLAB Defense Language Appitude Battery...
All about the military's Defense Language Appitude Battery (DLAB), the test given which measures ability to learn a foreign language.
What Is the Military's Policy for Candidates...
The Department of Defense has softened their medical qualification standards for cases of childhood asthma, and history of Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD).
When a Military Member May Be Retired for...
When a military member has a medical condition (including mental health conditions) which renders them unfit to perform their required duties, they may be separated (or retired) from the military for medical reasons. The process to determine medical fitness for continued duty involves two boards -- One is called the Medical Evaluation Board (MEB), and the other is called the Physical Evaluation Board (PEB).
Can You Transfer from the Reserves to Active...
Information and procedures about transfering from the National Guard or Reserve Military Forces to the Active Duty Forces.
The Required U.S. Armed Forces Oath of Enlistment
Federal law requires everyone who enlists or re-enlists in the Armed Forces of the United States to take the enlistment oath.
What It's Like to Be a U.S. Army Counterintelli...
Job descriptions and qualification factors for United States Army Enlisted Jobs (Military Occupation Specialties). On this page, all about 35L - Counterintelligence Agent
Where Did the Term 'Hooah' Come From?
You can hear it echoing from the hallowed halls of Fort Benning, Ga.'s Infantry Center to the ranges at Fort Lewis, Wash. It is uttered at award ceremonies, bellowed from formations, and repeated before, during and after training missions. You can hear it shouted by Air Force Security Forces, Pararescue, and Combat Controllers. The word is thundered out by Navy SEALs, and by United States Marines (who pronounce it OohRah!). So, where did the term originate?
What You Need to Know About Army Sniper School
According to the U.S. Army, the average soldier will hit a man-sized target 10 percent of the time at 300 meters using the M16A2 rifle. Graduates of the U.S. Army sniper school are expected to achieve 90 percent first-round hits at 600 meters, using the M24 Sniper Weapon System (SWS).
What Is a Marine Corps Intelligence Job Like?
Job descriptions and qualification factors for United States Marine Corps enlisted MOSs (jobs). On this page, all about FIELD 02, INTELLIGENCE.
The Things You Need to Consider Before Deciding...
Choosing a military service can be a complicated decision. The services differ when it comes to enlistment incentives, assignment opportunities, quality of life programs, deployment rates, promotion opportunities, and more. Here are the pros and cons of choosing to enlist in the United States Navy.
military delayed enlistment program dep...
In these times, one cannot simply walk into a military recruiter's office, sign some papers and ship off to basic training immediately. In general, the recruiting commands must reserve a 'slot' for the recruit at basic training. Usually, such slots are booked up months in advance. That's where the Delayed Enlistment Program (sometimes called the 'Delayed Entry Program') comes in.
Air Force Rank Structure
Insignia identify the rank of each member of the Armed Forces. Members of the Air Force assume a degree of responsibility equal to their rank. The Air Force insignia system is broken down into two major categories: officer ranks and enlisted ranks (the Air Force does not have warrant officers).
Military Separation Codes
These codes are contained in your military records and may be annotated on various military separation documents.
Air Force AFSC (Job) Listing -- Enlisted
Airman Air Force Specialty Codes (AFSCs) (As of 31 October 1999) OPERATIONS Aircrew Operations 1A0X1
What Are the United States Military Body Fat...
Body fat standards and body fat measuring procedures for members of the United States Military.
Army Commissioned Officer Jobs - Main Menu
Detailed information about jobs for commissioned officers in the United States Army.
Navy: Master at Arms Job Descriptions and...
Enlisted Rating (job) descriptions and qualification factors for the United States Navy. On this page, all about Master at Arms (MA).
United States Air Force Commissioned Officer...
Air Force Career Fields (jobs) descriptions and qualification factors for commissioned officers. Main Menu
Army Weight Charts for Females
Soldiers are weighed at least twice per year (usually in conjunction with the Army Physical Fitness Test, to ensure they meet Army standards for weight and fitness.
How Much Do You Have to Weigh to Serve in the...
The Air Force changed their weight standards, both for those serving, and for applicants when they adopted their new physical fitness program on January 1, 2004.
15 Military Travel Moving Entitlements
Military members who make Permanent Change of Station (PCS) moves from one duty station to another are authorized many entitlements. Below is a quick glance of the major entitlements authorized in conjunction with moving from one duty assignment to another.
Navy Boot Camp - Page 2
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What You Should Know About Becoming an Army...
Flying aircraft is a coveted career in the United States armed services, and the process to become a military pilot is a competitive one. Most candidates need at least a bachelor’s degree to apply. The exception is the Army, where the fleet consists mainly of helicopters rather than fixed-wing aircraft.
What Does a Marine Corp Combat Engineer Do?
Marine Corps Enlisted Job Descriptions, MOS details, and qualification factors. MOS 1371 -- Combat Engineer
Military Job Description for an Intelligence...
Job descriptions and qualification factors for United States Army Enlisted Jobs (Military Occupation Specialties). On this page, all about 35F -- Intelligence Analyst
U.S. Marine Corps MOS (Job) Listing
Listing of enlisted jobs available in the United States Marine Corps
Find Out if a Marine Corps Reconnaissance Job...
Marine Corps Enlisted Job Descriptions, MOS details, and qualification factors. MOS 0321 -- Reconnaissance Man
What to Know if You Want to Join the Marine Corps
Choosing a military service can be a complicated decision. The services differ when it comes to enlistment incentives, assignment opportunities, quality of life programs, deployment rates, promotion opportunities, and more. Here are the pros and cons of choosing to enlist in the United States Marine Corps.
What are a 37F--Psychological Operations...
Job descriptions and qualification factors for United States Army Enlisted Jobs (Military Occupation Specialties). On this page, all about 37F--Psychological Operations Specialist
What You Need to Know About Article 91
Articles 77 through 134 of the UCMJ are known as the
Does the US Military Have Height and Weight...
Height and weight standards for enlistment in the US Military.
Marine Corps Descriptions and Requirements for...
Job descriptions and qualification factors for United States Army Enlisted Jobs (Military Occupation Specialties). On this page, all about Field 68 -- Medical
Job Description for Military Cavalry Scouts
Job descriptions and qualification factors for United States Army Enlisted Jobs (Military Occupation Specialties). On this page, all about 19D -- Cavalry Scout
What Does a Marine Corps Intelligence...
Marine Corps Enlisted Job Descriptions, MOS details, and qualification factors. MOS 0231 -- Intelligence Specialist
college loan repayment program clrp military...
The College Loan Repayment Program is an enlistment incentive. Like other enlistment incentives authorized by Congress, each of the services are free to offer the program, or not, as they see fit, in order to meet their established recruiting goals. Under the program, the military will repay a portion of eligible college loans for non-prior service enlisted military members.
Army Job Descriptions for Military Intelligence
Here are the Army MOS's (enlisted jobs) that fall into Field 35--Military Intelligence
U.S. Navy Nuclear Power School
All about the U.S. Navy's Nuclear Power School.: high school math navy warship nuclear power plant digital to analog conversion nuclear power school
What Are Army Criminal History Waivers?
Nobody has a right to serve in the United States Army. Federal law and Department of Defense directives give the military services significant leeway in determining who they want to accept for enlistment or commission. An applicant's criminal and moral history plays a large role on whether or not they are eligible to join the United States Army.
Issues Facing Military Married to Other...
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Advice for When You Meet Your Recruiter
The Ultimate Guide for Joining the United States Military. In Part 2, what you can expect, and what you should be ready for when meeting the military recruiter. Also, what the military recruiter will expect from you.
Basic Information About 800 Military Enlisted...
There are more than 800 different types of enlisted jobs available in the various branches of the United States Military.
How to Get a Medical Waiver to Join the Military
The Department of Defense (DOD) sets the overall medical standards for people wishing to join the U.S. Military. If you have a medical condition or a previous medical condition which is disqualifying for Military service, you'll need a medical waiver.
Can Single Parents Enlist in the U.S. Military?
Single Parents are not allowed to enlist in the US Military, period.
The Responsibilities of the Electronic Warfare...
Electronic Warfare Specialist NCO - MOS 29E
Army GED Plus Enlistment Program
The GED Plus Program enables applicants who currently do not possess a high school diploma or high school equivalency certificate to be sponsored by the Army to obtain a GED for enlistment purposes.
A Female's Perspective of Air Force Basic...
A recent female graduate of Air Force Basic Training describes her experience.
Things to Consider Before Joining The Air Force
The Air Force has over 150 enlisted jobs. Only three of these jobs (Pararescue, Combat Controller, and Tactical Air Command and Control), are closed to women. The Air Force calls their enlisted jobs
5 Things to Ask Yourself Before Joining the...
Joining the US Military can be one of the most challenging and rewarding decisions you ever make. This being said, however, it is something you want to carefully consider before taking the plunge.
What You Should Know About Becoming a Military...
Job descriptions and qualification factors for United States Army Enlisted Jobs (Military Occupation Specialties). On this page, all about 31B -- Military Police
What Are the Subtests and Composites of the...
Job descriptions and qualification factors for United States Army Enlisted Jobs (Military Occupation Specialties). On this page, all about Army ASVAB Aptitude Scores
What are the Vision Requirements for Becoming a...
One question that I'm often asked is what the vision requirements are to become a pilot or navigator in the United States Military. Each of the services have their own standards.
Bronze Star Medal
The Bronze Star Medal is awarded to any person who, while serving in any capacity in or with the military of the United States after 6 December 1941, distinguished himself or herself by heroic or meritorious achievement or service, not involving participation in aerial flight, while engaged in an action against an enemy of the United States.
Navy Boot Camp - Page 3
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SF 86 - Security Clearance Questionnaire
The Standard Form (SF) 86, Questionnaire for National Security Positions, is the form that is used by military personnel, government contractors, and government employees to apply for a Security Clearance.
Air Force Stressed Job Listing -- Enlisted
Stress levels assigned to Air Force AFSCs (jobs). A stress level indicates whether or not the AFSC has enough people assigned to accomplish their required mission.
Is it Possible to Enlist Again if You Have...
Thinking of getting out of the military, working a few years in civilian life, then -- if you don't like it -- coming back in? Thinking of getting out of one military service, and trying to join a different service? It should be easy, right? After all, one would expect that the military would jump at the chance to enlist someone with prior military experience. Unfortunately, it's not that easy.
What are the Grooming Standards for the Air...
Each of the military services impose grooming standards on their military personnel, as part of their Dress & Appearance, or Uniform Regulations. Here are the grooming standards for the United States Air Force.
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