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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  • #ICYMI: See how your #ArmyTeam makes a difference around the world. Can YOU join this team?

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  • Learn more about the inspiring #ArmySAY Committee leading the charge in educating and developing our Nation’s youth:

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  • McKinney High School students learn about @USArmy technology at today’s @VEXRobotics competition.

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  • Students prepare their robots for the @VEXRobotics competition at McKinney High School! #vexrobotics

    08:30 AM Dec 13

  • Want to make a difference? Join the team that bravely serves its local communities and countless individuals across the globe. #ArmyTeam

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