Fact Sheets for Parents
Deciding about a possible military career is an important discussion between young adults, their families, and trusted advisors. As young people weigh their options, it’s important to have accurate information and knowledgeable people to talk with. The resources below can help inform and separate misconceptions from reality. Download these documents, print them, and prepare yourself with the facts.
Joining the Military: What to Expect (PDF, 85K)
Enlistment through Basic Training, explained.
Jobs in Today’s Military (PDF, 72K)
Information about thousands of military careers.
Finding the Right Job in the Military: A Step-by-Step Guide (PDF, 69K)
Tips and tools to help your child find a career path.