Soldier Life
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Becoming a Soldier

First, you will work with a recruiter. Then you will attend Basic Combat Training. Finally, you will enter Advanced Individual Training.

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Being a Soldier

As a Soldier in the U.S. Army, you’re tasked with upholding the constitution and protecting America’s freedoms. But it’s not always work — Soldiers have free time just like anyone else.

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Fitness & Nutrition

Because a Soldier’s level of physical fitness has a direct impact on his or her combat readiness, a Soldier in the U.S. Army must be mentally and physically fit. Fit Soldiers are essential to the Army.

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Army Family Strong

The strength of our Soldiers comes from the strength of their families. The Army knows that the decision to join its ranks is not one you should make alone. It requires the support and encouragement of your whole family.

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Army Strong Stories



  • My Daughters Score,

    06.12.2015 - My Daughter just took here ASVAB last night, she has not talked back yet with here recuritor, is this score good? AFQT:...

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    07.22.2015 - i am already enlisted for 68X army reserves, and will be shipped for BCT this October. My background is i did Bachelor o...

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  • Civil Affairs

    12.29.2011 - I have a question about civil affairs specialist/officer. One is what exactly do they do? How much combat would someone ...

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  • ROTC and USAR

    07.22.2015 - If I'm a senior in H.S. and currently enlisted in USAR, can i still apply for ROTC?  Because USAR doesn't cover ful...

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  • Biochemist 71b

    07.22.2015 - I am a graduate student about to finish my Master's in Biology. I have a couple of questions if someone is knowledgeable...

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  • HELP! I want to join as an Officer in the National Guard but cannot score high enough of GT

    07.22.2015 - I am 30 years old and I've taken the asvab twice and scored a 102 and 105 on GT. I desperately want to join as an office...

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  • Join MAVNI~! Confusion~ Frustration~

    07.22.2015 - Dear ARMY, I am really interested in MAVNI, yet I am also very confused and in torn right now. Could someone please giv...

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  • Questions about medical issues.

    07.22.2015 - I have a couple of questions about my medical history and would like to know if any of it is an automatic disqualificati...

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  • MAVNI 2015- Contract-> SSBI-> BCT

    07.22.2015 - Dear Recruiters,   Could you please help me with the following questions I have with MAVNI enlistment.   1. ...

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  • MAVNI and background check

    06.04.2015 - Hi,   I'm a MAVNI applicant who finished all of the procedures and just waiting to go down to MEPS and sign the con...

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Female voice one : I think the Army community has an incredible bond, thank goodness for girlfriends and neighbors.

Female voice one : I feel like I have a sense of family and that I have a sense of community. I have never been so proud in all of my life.

Gary Sinise: The strength of our soldiers comes from the strength of their families.

Gary Sinise: Which is why the U.S. Army does all it can to keep Army families Army strong.