Joining the Military
If you are thinking of joining the Military, there are numerous benefits and opportunities for you to research before you make that commitment!
The best place to start your research is Military.com: https://www.todaysmilitary.com/
This site will familiarize you with each Branch of the Military and all of their benefits.
Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery (ASVAB)
Most military affiliated programs will require you to take the ASVAB. This test has questions that are similar to the SAT and ACT, though its broader in assessing possible career readiness skills. ASVAB practice tests are available online and practice books are available at your College and Career Center.
You can also study for and take practice ASVAB Exams: http://www.military.com/join-armed-forces/asvab/
The official ASVAB can be found at: http://official-asvab.com/
A great resource is ASVAB for Dummies.
If you are considering joining the military, please speak with your counselor and your family as you consider your options. In order to join, you will need to:
Enlisting in active duty of the military (Navy, Army, Air Force, Coast Guard, National Guard, or Marines) or in the reserves requires a commitment for 4-5 years. Visit your College and Career Center on your campus to speak to a representative of the military.
US Military Academy
US Navy Academy
US Air Force Academy
US Coast Guard
US Merchant Marine Academy
Army ROTC Scholarships
Navy ROTC Scholarships
Air Force ROTC Scholarships