Education and the Army: Basic Training Q&A

Drill Sergeant Gabriel Temples talks about the Army's educational requirements.

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Hi, I’m drill sergeant Gabriel Temples from Texas, I’m right now I’m stationed at Fort Knox, Kentucky. I’m a Staff Sergeant in the United States Army.

Tanner from Metamora, Michigan wants to know what kind of education do you need to get in the Army and what kind of education do you get while in the Army?”

To get in the Army you need to have a High School Diploma, you’re able to get a waiver with a GED at certain times. While you’re in the Army you get to continue your education. The Army gives you a lot of options to go to college while you’re in the Army. Right now I’m taking college courses at night, whenever I’m not with the privates.