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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    03:49 PM Nov 17

  • @MatthewBusta HOOAH! Learn more about the educational and life changing benefits of an #ArmyMedicine career:

    03:45 PM Nov 17

  • #USArmy History: Today in 1775 the Continental Congress elects Henry Knox "Colonel of the Regiment of Artillery."

    08:41 AM Nov 17

  • Today's #Army #Career of the Day is 14G Air Defense Battle Management System Operator. Check it out

    07:03 AM Nov 17

  • #ArmyRacing fans are the best! Give us a s/o if you’re cheering for the new 2014 @NHRA Top Fuel World Champion, #TheSarge. #AutoClubFinals

    10:00 AM Nov 16

  • "Leaders inspire individuals,” Cadet Nailah Underwood at the National Society of Black Engineers @R2NSBE Conference.

    09:08 AM Nov 16

  • Today's #Army #Career of the Day is 91A M1-Abrams Tank System Maintainer. Check it out

    07:02 AM Nov 16

  • .@NHRA racegoers give it their all in the Strength In Action Zone at #AutoClubFinals

    05:01 AM Nov 16

  • This is what victory looks like! #TheSarge is the overall @NHRA season champ! #AutoClubFinals

    04:15 PM Nov 15

  • Chapter roll call! Who’s at the @R2NSBE Conference? #R2FRC14 #HOOAH

    12:04 PM Nov 15

  • Sgt. 1st Class Ernst receives a warm welcome @NHRA @USArmy Day at the Races to talk about #STEM & #leadership.

    11:30 AM Nov 15

  • Science, tech, engineering & math are critical to the #USArmy. #HOOAH to students @ the #STEM @R2NSBE Conference!

    10:19 AM Nov 15

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

    07:02 AM Nov 15

  • @Khris_Smith Congrats! The #USArmy is a pioneer of #STEM technology. Check out some of our innovative careers: #HOOAH

    02:24 PM Nov 14

  • Thanks to the @Kiwanis Club of Greater Parsippany for hosting our very own former Key Club member, Lt. Brian Davis!

    12:59 PM Nov 14


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