How to Join

See the step-by-step process it takes to join the Army - from talking to a Recruiter to finding the best position for you.

For Parents
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Wondering if the Army is a good option for your son or daughter? The Army can provide direction, career opportunities and a steady income.

About the Army
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The Army is made up of more than 675,000 active duty and Army Reserve Soldiers.

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Service Options

Learn the difference between serving full time on Active Duty and part time in the Army Reserve.

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Training, Careers & Jobs

Learn about the unmatched training, job experience and career foundation you will get as a Soldier in the Army.

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Vehicles & Equipment

Discover the mobility, firepower, and protection of our aircraft and fighting vehicles, and explore our high-tech gear.

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Post Locations

As a Soldier, an Army Post is where you’ll live and train to be your best. See where Soldiers are calling home in the U.S. and around the world.

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Ranks & Insignia

Throughout your career, you will be encouraged to grow and rise in rank to become a leader. Learn what each rank and insignia looks like.

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Twitter Feed

  • Former @NFL player Dwight Stephenson and the #USArmy w/ Sanders Creech of @TheBC400 #Award4Excellence

    10:02 AM May 12

  • Today's #Army #career of the day is 31D Criminal Investigations Special Agent. Check it out

    07:03 AM May 12

  • Proud to announce #USArmy @ProFootballHOF #Award4Excellence finalist Sanders Creech! A true student athlete leader

    06:31 AM May 12

  • #USArmy & @ProFootballHOF visits Savannah, Ga. today to celebrate #Award4Excellence finalist Sanders Creech!

    04:01 AM May 12

  • Festus HS celebrates #PFHOF15 #Award4Excellence finalist Colter Eggemeyer for his teamwork both on and off the field.

    02:10 PM May 11

  • Former St. Louis Rams’ @aeneas35 honors @FestusFootbal's Colter Eggemeyer as a #PFHOF15 #Award4Excellence finalist.

    12:45 PM May 11

  • Congrats to #PFHOF15 #Award4Excellence finalist @KB_4_, recognized for his athletic, academic & community excellence!

    10:02 AM May 11

  • Today's #Army #career of the day is 11C Indirect Fire Infantryman. Check it out

    07:03 AM May 11

  • Congrats to #PFHOF15 #Award4Excellence finalist Colter Eggemeyer, honored for athletic and academic excellence!

    05:25 PM May 10

  • Today's #Army #career of the day is 91M Bradley Fighting Vehicle System Maintainer. Check it out

    07:02 AM May 10

  • To Army moms and moms everywhere -- THANK YOU! #HappyMothersDay #ArmyFamily #ArmyTeam

    05:19 AM May 10

  • Today's #Army #career of the day is 13F Fire Support Specialist. Check it out

    07:02 AM May 09

  • Today's #Army #career of the day is 68P Radiology Specialist. Check it out

    07:03 AM May 08

  • Former @TennesseeTitans guard Bruce Matthews presents @King__32 with an #Award4Excellence plaque #ArmyTeam #PFHOF15

    11:31 AM May 07

  • Today's #Army Officer #career of the day is 14A Air Defense Artillery Officer. Check it out

    07:03 AM May 07


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