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    The Army Recruiting Process

    Army Recruiter Staff Sgt. Roger Whaley shares the questions he typically asks a potential recruit.

    Speaking to an Army Recruiter

    For individuals interested in the Army, a recruiter is a great source of information about life in the Army and what it has to offer.

    The Air National Guard Student Flight Program

    Austin, a recruit in the Air National Guard, describes the role of the Military Training Instructor (MTI) in the Student Flight Program.

    The Air National Guard Officer Path

    Maj. Windy Hendrick, a fighter pilot with the Air National Guard, discusses how people can join the Air National Guard as an officer.

    Paying for College, Earning a Degree

    Find out from service members how joining the Military can help you pay for school and the different ways you can earn a degree.


    MEPS: Security and Background Check

    All applicants undergo a background check and fingerprinting at MEPS. In addition, biometric scanning is now used to ensure the security of...

    Program Prepares Air National Guard Recruits for BMT

    In the Student Flight Program, Air National Guard recruits train before shipping to Basic Military Training (BMT).

    MEPS: Physical Exam

    Every applicant must undergo a physical exam at MEPS to ensure he or she can meet the demands of service.

    From Air Force to Air National Guard

    Tech. Sgt. Luigge Romanillo explains how he transferred from the Air Force to the Air National Guard without a break in service.

    MEPS: Oath of Enlistment

    The Oath of Enlistment is the final stage of the MEPS process, when applicants officially become members of the U.S. Military.

    Air National Guard Recruiting

    An Air National Guard recruiter walks new recruits through the enlistment process.

    Army ROTC: "Students First"

    Jeff Davis, an Army ROTC cadet at Old Dominion University, balances his college education with his military training.

  • Resources

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    Schedule a meeting with a recruiter and learn what to expect from your visit.

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    Frequently Asked Questions

    View answers to commonly asked questions about the Military.

    FUTURES Magazine

    Want to see even more of what life in the Military is really like? Check out our FUTURES magazine page! Order or download a complimentary magazine featuring an in-depth look into the lives of the people who make up today's Military, and be sure to check out the accompanying videos.