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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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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    August 24, 2015

    A very interesting case came into the clinic just as we were getting ready to shut down. A Soldier who is part of the Old Guard Drill Team came in with an injury from their practice. This Soldier ha…

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    August 21, 2015

    Ranger School Graduation Ranger School is the Army’s premier small unit tactics and leadership school. The 62-day course pushes Ranger students to their mental and physical limits by forcing …

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    August 21, 2015

    The technical engineer supervises or participates in construction site development in areas such as technical investigation, surveys, drafts and construction plans/specifications. They conduct land su…

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    August 21, 2015

    The interior electrician is primarily responsible for the installation and maintenance for all of the Army’s interior electrical systems. Job Duties Install transformers, junction boxes,…

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    August 21, 2015

    Job Duties Construct and maintain rigging devices, trusses and other structural assemblies Assist in building layout, framing, sheathing, fabrication and roofing structures Perform bas…

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    August 21, 2015

    Under a cloudless sky and cool Estonian breeze, NATO allies from the United States and Norway worked together to improve a demolition range at the Central Training Area, near Tapa, Aug. 18. "My…

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    August 20, 2015

    Rest assured that nothing matters more to the Army than providing the best possible education and experience for your family. The Army benefits available to you extend to your children as well. In fac…

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    August 20, 2015

    So, for your family, it doesn’t always mean just medical, dental and life insurance. Sure, you will have access to all of these Army family benefits, , but there’s more to it than that. As…

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    August 20, 2015

    Most parents, young or old, new or experienced, recall them with a haze of exhaustion-induced nostalgia: the precious days, weeks and months after they brought home that fragile, squalling, mysterious…

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    August 19, 2015

    Fill out the form below (some fields are optional) and you will receive a brochure within one to two weeks. Voluntary information shared with the U.S. Army will not be shared with any other party and …

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    August 19, 2015

    The Army is looking for Soldiers, who want to sign on as part of the cyber branch. An Army Military Personnel, or MILPER, message published in June notified Soldiers of the opportunity to reclassify…

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    August 19, 2015

    The All-Army team won its third consecutive crown at the 2015 Armed Forces Rugby Sevens Championship Tournament at Infinity Park, home of the Glendale Raptors, one of the nation's premier rugby cl…

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    August 18, 2015

    The online application is almost the complete enlistment process. You’ll be well prepared to talk to your local recruiter by the time you are finished. Along with the application itself, you can…

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    August 18, 2015

    In the Army, your rank not only indicates your pay grade, but also the amount of responsibility you hold. Corporals, for example, may be responsible for a small team of Soldiers, while a Major General…

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    August 18, 2015

    Soldiers will no longer be promoted without first having successfully completed related professional military education, or PME, courses, according to recently-signed Army Directive. Soldiers will nee…

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Discussions

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    08.25.2015 - Hey I have a question concerning my waiver for the Army? My waiver got sent up June 25, 2015 and the Surgeon General sen...

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    08.24.2015 - What are the physical requirements if you want to be a hellicopter pilot? I'm an 18 yo male just under 6ft about 135 pou...

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My name is Martha Morales. I'm a Second Lieutenant in the Army. I have an HPSP dental scholarship, and I'm currently a student at the University of Illinois, at the Chicago College of Dentistry. The Army is paying for three out of my four years of dental school.

I've always wanted to be a dentist ever since I was five years old, but I've also always had an appreciation for the military, and I respect people who give back to their country. With this scholarship, I'm able to do both, serve my country and practice the profession that I love so much.

Practicing dentistry in the Army is just like practicing dentistry on the outside, except for in the Army you work in a group practice with other doctors, so you can learn from them, and also if you need to leave, and take a vacation or something, you know your patients are going to be taken care of.

The Army has the most advanced dental technology out there. If it's new and it's good, then the Army's going to have it.

They do a lot of implants, which is a new thing in dentistry.

And I'm really excited about implants because it replaces the missing tooth, and it matches the missing natural tooth that was lost.

This machine right here is a panoramic machine that takes digital radiographs. And digital radiographs is another thing that is very current in dentistry.

When I visit Army facilities, especially their workout facilities, I notice that they're really well equipped, and it's really exciting to know that I have access to all the equipment they have to offer.