Soldier Life
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Becoming a Soldier

First, you will work with a recruiter. Then you will attend Basic Combat Training (BCT). And finally, you will enter Advanced Individual Training (AIT).

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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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Discussions

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    09.09.2014 - Hi there, I'm a new LPN and am interested in finding out more information on the MOS 68C. I know it was formally known ...

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    09.03.2014 - So when i was younger (14 years old) i got a juvenile felony for threating someone that was considered a "wobbler felony...

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  • Nursing advice please

    09.09.2014 - Ok I will list My objectives and I hope someone can lead me in the right Direction.   1. Become A career Army Offi...

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  • Prior Service Marine to Basic Training

    09.09.2014 - Nice to meet you Ladies and Gents. I am currently trying to go from Marines Active to Army Reserves with a little over a...

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    09.08.2014 - Ok so I hope I can find some help because I have been in the process of enlisting for almost 6 months. I needed a dep. W...

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  • Pride question ?

    09.09.2014 - You all have been a great help so far . Thank you. My next question has to do with pride. I am joining the national gu...

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  • Animal Care Specialist Info

    09.09.2014 - Hello, My name is Shelly. I am 27 years old and a mother of 4. I am interested in being an Animal Care Specialist. I hav...

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  • Warrant Officer Flight Training - ask your questions here.

    06.05.2008 - Thought I would post this and see who bites. Serious WOFT-ers only please. Civilian or military....all are welcome. ...

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  • Should I continue or stop trying?

    09.08.2014 - I TRIED JOINING IN 2013. I Took my asvab, did my physical and completed my psych exam. I have a dui from 2005, assault w...

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  • Green To Gold Active Duty Option

    12.30.2011 - Is there a age limit to apply for the Green To Gold Active Duty Option?

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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.