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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Army Strong Stories

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Discussions

  • Questions about Fort Leonard Wood

    09.17.2014 - Im a curious fiance. And I would like to talk to ask some questions. Shes in Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri for A.I.T. and ...

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  • The women it the Amry

    09.17.2014 - Is it fun to be in the Army?

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  • what marines say about army

    09.17.2014 - i heard not to long ago from a retired marine that ARMY stands for Aren't Really Military Yet say what you think i have ...

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  • Enginer

    09.12.2014 - How do I get qualified to become a tank enginer.

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  • Another Question

    09.17.2014 - I don't have a straight back, can i still join the army?

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  • question....

    09.16.2014 - Hey i was wondering if i can join the army. My vision is 20/200 in one eye and 20/40 in the other that is without my gla...

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  • How to become 70A or 70B

    09.16.2014 - Hello everyone, I am E5 in the US Navy. I have 5.5 years of active duty, a BS in Healthcare Administration and I am 36 y...

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  • Can I come back in?

    09.16.2014 - My question is this I am got medical discharged from Activeduty on November 21 2010 because of my back, My separation co...

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  • ADHD (Can i join)

    11.13.2011 - Hello , i have recently been diagnosed with ADHD. I had several friends telling me i needed to be tested , and i finally...

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  • Weight limit??

    09.16.2014 - Hey, I am in 10th grade and failed a grade, but i am joining after high school. I was wondering what the weight limit is...

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ARMY FAMILY COVENANT

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.