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general qualifications

  • You must be a U.S. citizen
  • You must be 17-35 years old
  • You must be in good physical condition
  • You must have a clean legal record
  • You must have a high school diploma or GED

Some positions may have additional qualifications.

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Help Choosing a Career

With so many jobs available in the Army, you may need some help finding the one that best suits your skills and goals.

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Army ROTC

The Reserve Officer Training Corps can help college students earn a degree and a commission as a U.S. Army Officer. Students enroll in elective leadership courses at their college or university in addition to the courses required by their major. At graduation, students are commissioned as Army Second Lieutenants.

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Army Reserve

Army Reserve Soldiers receive many of the benefits of active duty Soldiers, but serve part-time, allowing them to earn money for college and an extra paycheck in addition to their civilian jobs.

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Specialized Careers

Looking for an Army career that fits your specific career goals? If you are interested in law, healthcare, seminary, or any number of career paths, the Army has a place for you.

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Become an Officer

U.S. Army Officers embody honor and courage. They are charged with leading Soldiers, setting an example, and getting the job done. There are four paths to becoming an Officer in the Army.

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Army Civilian Careers

Civilians have always been a critical part of the Army mission. They have access to hundreds of military jobs in a variety of locations.

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Army Strong Stories

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    January 29, 2015

    The Kansas City Recruiting Battalion conducted the annual Reserve Partnership Council with Army Reserve Units from Kansas and Missouri. The partnership brings recruiters and Army Reserve Soldiers toge…

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    January 29, 2015

    The first step in becoming a Soldier in the U.S. Army is being armed with knowledge. Our recruiters are ready with the know-how to answer questions you have about the U.S. Army. And they're right …

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    January 29, 2015

    The air defense battle management system operator operates with equipment systems that guard against aerial and space attack. They play an important role in the Army’s air defense artillery team…

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    January 29, 2015

    atellite communication systems operator-maintainers are responsible for making sure that the lines of communication are always up and running. They maintain the multichannel satellite communications f…

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    January 28, 2015

    The Army Reserve also helps you pay for college, and if you’ve already attended college, the Army Reserve will help you pay off your loans. http://www.goarmy.com/reserve/benefits/education.htm…

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    January 28, 2015

    When The Leaders Of Tomorrow Come To You For Guidance, Make Sure You're Prepared Army ROTC is one of the most demanding and successful leadership programs in the country. For years, Army ROTC ha…

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    January 28, 2015

    Round out your college experience by participating in other campus activities as well. You can have the best of two worlds, civilian and military, and get a college experience unlike any other. If y…

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    January 27, 2015

    The Top Performer Coach of the Month is Cody Buford of the Raytown boy’s basketball team. Staff Sgt. Deleon presented the award to Coach Burford for a job well done. The award is based on demons…

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    January 27, 2015

    The Army Reserve 325th Field Hospital is recruiting for Medical Laboratory Specialists (68K). The Army Reserve will train qualified applicants for these openings. The medical laboratory specialist con…

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    January 27, 2015

    The respiratory specialist is primarily responsible for helping with the management of a respiratory unit by administering respiratory therapy and performing pulmonary function tests under the supervi…

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    January 27, 2015

    The operating room specialist assists the nursing staff in preparing the patient and the operating room environment for surgery and for providing assistance to the medical staff during surgical proced…

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    January 27, 2015

    KAISERSLAUTERN, Germany (Jan. 23, 2014) -- The 30th Medical Brigade conducted an exercise Jan. 12-15 at the Grafenwoehr Training Area to provide Soldiers from the 30th Medical Brigade Headquarters, 21…

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    January 26, 2015

    The Advanced Culinary Skills Training Course (ACSTC) was developed with the intent to train select food service personnel in advanced culinary techniques employing the train-the-trainer concept. This …

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    January 26, 2015

    The food service specialist is primarily responsible for the preparation and service of food in field or garrison food service operations. Job Duties Bake, fry, braise, boil, simmer, steam and …

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    January 26, 2015

    NATICK, Mass. (Jan. 21, 2015) -- What kinds of rations might the military be using to feed its warfighters 15 years from now? Seeking to provide a window into the future of combat feeding, the Consu…

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BECOME AN OFFICER

They come from big cities and towns so small you can't find them on a map.

They hail from all walks of life--all races, all creeds.

They're the kid who sat next to you in high school, the girl you dated in college, your neighbor across the street.

They are mentors, managers, and decision makers. Men and women who have gained the strength to lead and the strength to motivate and inspire others.

They're people who've attained the strength to succeed in life, whether in the military or in the civilian world. They are the Officer Corps of the United States Army. There are four ways to become an Officer in today's Army. Use the tool that follows this video to find the path that's right for you.