If you are considering joining the US Military, you may have heard some second or even third hand information on the requirements and what the service is like. To be sure about any entrance and service requirements, be sure to talk with your recruiter.
Myth: A high school diploma is not needed to join the Military.
Truth: A GED will be accepted with special approval in some circumstances. Otherwise, a high school diploma or equivalent is required.
Myth: Basic training is nearly impossible to complete.
Truth: Approximately 90 percent of recruits successfully complete Basic Training.
Myth: Woman cannot succeed in the military.
Truth: Women account for close to 15 percent of the U.S. Military and approximately 95 percent of all jobs in the Military are open to women.
Myth: Military jobs and civilian jobs are worlds apart. What will I do after the military?
Truth: 88 percent of military jobs have direct civilian counterparts. This will allow you to step directly into many civilian careers because of the training you received in the military. Veterans of the U.S. Armed Forces are also less likely to remain unemployed compared with non-veterans.
Contact an Armed Forces Recruiter today to find out the exciting career opportunities and requirements for join today’s US Military.