Learn How to Join
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Step 1: Apply Online (optional)

You will submit the information needed to join the Army through its website. An Army recruiter will contact you to determine if you have the qualifications necessary to become part of the finest military organization in the world.

Apply Online

STEP 2: TALKING TO A RECRUITER

Think of an Army recruiter as your guide to the Army and the best resource to answer questions about joining. Recruiters are ready with the know-how to help navigate your military future.

Learn More about Talking to a Recruiter

STEP 3: UNDERSTANDING THE ASVAB TEST

The Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery is a multiple-choice test that helps you better understand your strengths and is one of the things that helps identify which Army job is best for you.

Learn More about the ASVAB

STEP 4: YOUR VISIT TO MEPS

The Military Entrance Processing Station is where you’ll go to join the Army. You will get a full physical, select your Military Occupational Specialty and be sworn in as a Soldier in the U.S. Army.

Learn More about MEPS

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