Army Families

Wondering what to expect for your family once you join the Army? Visit the Army Families section to learn more.

How to Join

See the step-by-step process it takes to join the Army—from talking to a Recruiter to finding the best position for you.

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Hair & Appearance Requirements

There are certain appearance guidelines you’ll need to follow as a Soldier, but you’ll still have opportunities to express your individuality.

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From barracks to family-style homes, the Army offers a variety of housing options to fit the needs of Soldiers and their families.

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Ongoing Training

Army Soldiers are constantly encouraged to grow. Whether it's job skills training, new equipment training, or leadership training, you'll continue to evolve as an expert in your field.

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Living the Army Values

There are seven core Army values that define who we are and what we believe. See the values you’ll strive toward every day.

Seven Core Army Values