Careers & Jobs

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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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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  • Future dual military

    02.07.2016 - My wife arrived to Polk about 6 months ago and I am in the process of enlisting as an e-4 and 68w.  We are wanting ...

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  • Corneal Abrasion Enlisting

    02.07.2016 - I have a corneal abrasion on my right eye, due to an injury that occurred a few years back. It has a minor effect on my ...

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    02.06.2016 - I read that the Army was making cutbacks, and I was wondering that if I had to get a waiver would that pretty much mean ...

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  • Foreign Bachelors evaluation

    01.28.2016 - Hello, The army requsted I need my Bachlors degree evaluated even though my school accepted me into a masters program ...

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  • Waiver asthma

    02.05.2016 - Are there any waivers for asthma,and if so tell me how can i be elgible for one.And do not say i'm not elgible.I'm not g...

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  • Prior service. Have a general under honorable discharge. Also felony.

    02.06.2016 - So I joined the Army in Jan of 2011. Went through BCT, AIT & Airborne school. Got to my unit and ended up gettin...

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  • Females

    02.05.2016 - I am currently thinking about becoming a combatives engineer... I am not sure if this is the correct career path for a f...

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  • Who do I talk to if I have issues with my Recruiting Station?

    02.06.2016 - I was reading through a few of these threads when I noticed the question "are all Army Recruiters like this?" I'm prior ...

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  • Trainee goes AWOL during BCT

    02.06.2016 - Nothing new, but you will see why this is news.

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